Billboard, March 11, 1950

January 10, 2023#2107


In 1950 the Big Band Era was over, and vocalists dominated the charts.


Playlist

Black bottom
Spike Jones
It’s the talk of the town
Alan Dale
Singin’ my way back home
Vaughn Monroe
I don’t know why
Jimmy Dorsey
Chattanoogie shoeshine boy
Red Foley
A bushel and a peck
Whiting/Wakely
Swamp girl
Frankie Laine
C’est si bon
Danny Kaye
Music! Music! Music!
Teresa Brewer
Rag mop
Jimmy Dorsey
There’s no tomorrow
Charlie Spivak
I said my pajamas
Whiting/DeVol
Cry of the wild goose
Frankie Laine
Dear hearts and gentle people
Dinah Shore
It isn’t fair
Sammy Kaye
Daddy’s little girl
Mills Brothers
Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo
Louis Armstrong
  • Black bottom — Spike Jones
  • It’s the talk of the town — Alan Dale
  • Singin’ my way back home — Vaughn Monroe
  • I don’t know why — Jimmy Dorsey
  • Chattanoogie shoeshine boy — Red Foley
  • A bushel and a peck — Whiting/Wakely
  • Swamp girl — Frankie Laine
  • C’est si bon — Danny Kaye
  • Music! Music! Music! — Teresa Brewer
  • Rag mop — Jimmy Dorsey
  • There’s no tomorrow — Charlie Spivak
  • I said my pajamas — Whiting/DeVol
  • Cry of the wild goose — Frankie Laine
  • Dear hearts and gentle people — Dinah Shore
  • It isn’t fair — Sammy Kaye
  • Daddy’s little girl — Mills Brothers
  • Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo — Louis Armstrong