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I am mainly interested in traditional pop music of the late 1940s and early 1950s.

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I've searched a lot of data for Wikipedia articles on this kind of music. (check User:BRG contributions to see what I've posted.)


My educational credentials aren't in the field of music - I have a Ph. D. in chemistry.

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Recent Answers from Bruce R. Gilson

2013-08-11 CDs:

I have found no evidence that anyone has put the song on a CD (it's not a recording I really knew, but I looked it up as best I could). The 45 does show up on places like Ebay, and some people have uploaded

2013-07-30 40's song:

It is tougher. I could not find a song with the lyric as you gave it. But Irving Berlin wrote a song called "When I Lost You" whose lyrics went:    I lost the sunshine and roses, I lost the heavens of

2013-07-27 "Gigi" NOT by Lerner and Lowe:

It is hard to look that one up, but clearly any recording of a song entitled "Gigi" BEFORE 1958 must be a candidate for being the song you are trying to find. Now in 1953, there was a recording on Decca

2012-06-30 IDENTIFY:

It looks like the song you're looking for is "Seven Little Girls (Sitting in the Back Seat)" by Paul Evans & The Curls (also done by the Avons) from 1959. The lyrics:    (Dee doody doom doom, dee doody

2012-04-22 Tommy Dorsey recording of "Diane":

That's a difficult one. You may well be right that it was from the 30s, as the Dorsey Brothers recordings for Decca were generally from the 1930s. I cannot find any Dorsey Brothers recordings on the Decca


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