Wednesday, March 3, 2010

1936 Hit Parade

Allan Jones sings "Alone" from "A Night at the Opera"

First featured in this Marx Brothers comedy, it became a hit record in 1936 when recorded by Tommy Dorsey.

Bing Crosby in the1936 film "Pennies from Heaven"

One of the biggest hits of the year, this song was also recorded this year by Billie Holiday.

This Hoagy Carmichael song from the 20s is also one of the most recorded songs ever. Benny Goodman's 1936 recording was extremely popular.

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