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The Most Popular Song Hits And Performers Of 1936

1936 Music Charts

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1936 Pop Standards and Artists

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Pennies from Heaven
Was the creation of, Arthur Johnston, music and Johnny Burke, lyrics and sung by Bing Crosby in a film that bore the same title. Frank Sinatra would record the song as well as Dean Martin. Most recently it was used in the otherwise silent 2011 film The Artist.

Fred Astaire
The Way You Look Tonight
The music for this popular song was written by Jerome Kern with lyrics by Dorothy Fields. It was first introduced in the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers film Swing Time, but sung in the film by Miss Rogers. This song would have a long and happy ride across the decades, being recorded by many and used in various ways. The song would hit the charts at #13 in 1961 when sung by The Lettermen. And would also be used in a Kodak Commercial and included on an album that included all the popular songs Kodak would use for advertising. When Dorothy Fields heard the melody for the first time she reported that she "went out and cried." It has been recently recorded by Olivia Newton-John, Phil Collins, Harry Connick, Jr., Rod Stewart, Michael Bublé,

Bing Crosby
I'm An Old Cowhand
This is considered a comic song and was written by Johnny Mercer for the film Rhythm on the Range which starred Bing Crosby. Crosby would also sing the song in the movie. Crosby recorded the song with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra and it would become a hit for 1936. It has been sung Roy Rodgers and Frank Sinatra. In an Episode of I Love Lucy the song would be sung by Vivian Vance and Lucille Ball as their characters of Ethel Mertz and Lucy Ricardo.

Benny Goodman

The Glory of Love
The song was originally recorded by Benny Goodman and written by Billy Hill. In 1951 the song would be recorded by The Five Keys and would be on the charts at the number one on four different weeks of that year. The song would be recorded by artists as diverse as Dean Martin and Bette Midler. Miss Midler would record the song for her 1988 film entitled Beaches which co-starred Barbara Hershey.

Marion Anderson
He's Got The Whole World In His Hands

He's Got The Whole World In His Hands is a Christian Spiritual whose origins are unknown. It was first published in 1927 in a paperback hymnal. It would be recorded by Artists such as Marion Anderson as well as Mahalia Jackson. In 1958 the song woild hit the number one spot on the list of songs most played by jockeys. This version of the song was recorded by English singer Laurie London with the Geoff Love Orchestra

Ray Noble
I've Got You Under My Skin

Written by Cole Porter the song was first performed for the MGM musical Born To Dance. It was nominated for Best Song for The Academy Awards. This song would go on to be a signature song for Frank Sinatra and a number ten hit for The Four Seasons in 1966.

Leo Reisman
It Ain't Necessarily So

This popular song is operatic in its origin as it was written by George and Ira Gershwin for their opera Porgy and Bess. In the Opera the song is sung by the villain of the piece whose name is Sportin Life. In the song he is arguing about parts of the Bible. It is curious to note that this song would be a hit the same year as He's Got The Whole World In His hands. The song is sung by black performers and written for a black character, but it has also been recorded by white performers such as Cher, The Moody Blues, and Brian Wilson.

Benny Goodman
Goody Goody
This song was written by Matty Malneck, music and Johnny Mercer Lyrics. Originally recorded by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, The song be used on The Muppet Show and be recorded by such artists as Frank Sinatra. In 2007 the song would be recorded by The BBC Orchestra for the film, The Water Horse: legend of the Deep.

  Top Artists and Songs of 1936
Buy It! Andy Kirk
Christopher Columbus
Lotta Sax Appeal
Until The Real Thing Comes Along
What Will I Tell My Heart
Buy It! Benny Goodman
Glory of Love
Goody Goody
It's Been So Long
Stompin' At The Savoy
These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)
You Turned The Tables On Me
Buy It! Billie Holiday
No Regrets
These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)
Buy It! Bing Crosby
I'm An Old Cowhand
Pennies From Heaven
Robins and Roses
Would You?
Buy It! Bob Wills and his Texes Playboys
Steel Guitar Rag
Buy It! Eddy Duchin
I'll Sing You a Thousand Love Songs
Lights Out
Moon Over Miami
Pennies From Heaven
Take My Heart
Buy It! Fats Waller
All My Life
It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
Buy It! Fred Astaire
A Fine Romance
I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket
Let Yourself Go
The Way You Look Tonight
Buy It! Guy Lombardo
When Did You Leave Heaven?
Buy It! Hal Kemp
There's A Small Hotel
When I'm With You
Buy It! Jan Garber
A Beautiful Lady In Ble
A Melody From The Sky
Buy It! Jimmy Dorsey
IsIt True What They Say About Dixie?
Buy It! Jimmy Lunceford
Organ Grinder's Swing
Buy It! Leadbelly
Goodnight Irene
Buy It! Leslie A Hutchinson
These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)
Buy It! Marian Anderson
He's Got The Whole World In His Hands
Buy It! Ray Noble
I've Got You Under My Skin
Buy It! Robert Johnson
32 20 Blues
Cross Road Blues
Kind Hearted Woman Blues
Buy It! Roy Achuff
Great Speckled Bird
Buy It! Shep Fields andhis Ripplin Rhythm Orchestra
Did I Remember?
Easy To Love
In The Chapel in the Moonlight
Buy It! Tommy Dorsey
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You

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