What's Your Favorite WWII Song? (origin, German, military, battle)
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The first time I listened to the "Stage Door Canteen" collection, the song that brought back the fondest memories for me was "Oh! What it Seems to Be", which was recorded by a lot of people including Frank Sinatra and Dick Haymes, but there is no version of it on YouTube.
On the country music scene, Carson Robison remained the top country singer through the war years, with several war-related songs, but they did not feature typical country music style:
This was the Big Band era,we could list dozens of songs that were popular between 1939-1945.The Andrews Sisters have been mentioned.Next we could recall Glenn Miller and any vocalist or group that worked with him during this time.After that,so many more.
At the beginning of the war "I'll Be Seeing You" was a very poignant ballad. As the war was wrapping up and soldiers were coming home "It's Been A Long Long Time" captured the joy of those returning to their loved ones. Both are hard to beat.
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