If you were to turn on your radio on New Year’s Day 1945, you would probably hear some of these songs. [You know what radio is. It is television without the eyestrain.] These dozen songs were still on the charts in 1945, even though they debuted in 1944.
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I’m Making Believe [Ella Fitzgerald/Ink Spots]
Twilight Time [Three Suns]
There’s A New Moon Over My Shoulder [Tex Ritter]
There Goes That Song Again [Sammy Kaye]
I’m Wastin’ My Tears On You [Tex Ritter]
The Trolley Song [Vaughn Monroe]
Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis [Guy Lombardo]
Jealous Heart [Tex Ritter]
The White Cliffs of Dover [Louis Prima]
I Don’t Want To Love You (Like I Do) [Phil Brito]
Angelina [Louis Prima]
There Goes That Song Again [Russ Morgan]