RECORDED ON THIS DATE IN 1939


Moonlight Serenade
” was recorded on the RCA Bluebird label and was
a Top Ten hit on the pop charts in 1939, reaching number three on the
Billboard charts, where is stayed for fifteen weeks. It was the #5 top
hit of 1939 on Billboard in the year end tally of the top records of
1939. 

moonlight serenade record

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,DEBUT,HOLIDAY,MUSIC and have Comments (3)

3 Responses to “RECORDED ON THIS DATE IN 1939”

  1. Jim says:

    Wow!!! A top 10 hit on the charts in 1039! A hit before the invention of records. I am impressed.

  2. Bob says:

    Ya got me Jim! Thanks, correction made.

  3. JOE COOK says:

    IN 1956 BILLBOARD CONDUCTED A NATIONWIDE
    SURVEY OF DIS JOCKEYS ON THEIR FAVORITE RECORDS OF ALL TIME. “MOONLIGHT SERENADE”
    CHECKED IN AT #2 BEHIND ARTIE SHAW’S RECORD
    ING OF STARDUST. AT #3 WAS ANOTHER SHAW HIT, BEGIN THE BEGUINE, FOLLOWED BY MILLER’S
    OWN VERSION OF STARDUST, AND A STRING OF
    PEARLS ROUNDED OUT THE TOP FIVE!

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