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Wayne's Music March 21/22 2009. 1940s.

Wayne Mowat with more music from our timeline of the 20th century.

Beat Me daddy Eight To The Bar Will Bradley.
Cruisin' Down The River Russ Morgan. Beadell/Tollerton
Stardust Artie Shaw, that cantankerous swing-era icon dismissed his most popular recordings as "pap".
You Call Everybody darling K T Oslin. This song was written away back in 1946 but I've always liked what the "80's Lady' K T Oslin did to it on her "Love In A Small Town Album.
Rose O'Day (The Filla-Da-Gusha Song) Freddy Martin … a very impressive tenor sax man, who made his mark with pop arrangements of Classical concertos.
Aint Nobody here But us Chickens Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five, the King Of the Jukebox, or The father Of Rhythm And Blues.
As Time Goes By Rudy Vallee, became what was perhaps the first complete example of the 20th century mass mediapop star.
Hawaiin War Chant Spike Jones, the original melody and lyrics were written in the 1860s by Prince Lele ohuku.