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WWII In American Music: Pitching In
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Part 10: Pitching In
A more detailed examination of this topic is planned for the future. In the meantime, this archive is presented.
War Bonds
"Dig Down Deep" by Tommy Dorsey (1942)
sound "Dig Down Deep" by Tommy Dorsey (1942)
"The War Bond Man" by Frank Sinatra (1944)
sound "The War Bond Man" by Frank Sinatra (1944)
     
 
Rationing, Scrap Drives , Sacrifice, Positive Attitude
"Cash For Your Trash" by Fats Waller (1941)
sound "Cash For Your Trash" by Fats Waller (1941)
"Cash For Your Trash" by Louis Armstrong (1942)
sound "Cash For Your Trash" by Louis Armstrong (1942)
Sheet Music: "We've Got All We Can Do For the Red, White, and Blue" (c.1942)
Sheet Music: "We've Got All We Can Do For the Red, White, and Blue" (c.1942)
"Girls Don't Refuse To Kiss a Soldier" by Karl and Harty (1942)
sound "Girls Don't Refuse To Kiss a Soldier" by Karl and Harty (1942)
"Plain Talk" by Carson Robison (1942)
sound "Plain Talk" by Carson Robison (1942)
"For The Good of Your Country" by Count Basie (1942)
sound "For The Good of Your Country" by Count Basie (1942)
"Savin' All I Can For Uncle Sam, Yes Mam" by Connie Boswell (1942)
sound "Savin' All I Can For Uncle Sam, Yes Mam" by Connie Boswell (1942)
"Duration Blues" by Johnny Mercer (1943)
sound "Duration Blues" by Johnny Mercer (1943)
Sheet Muic: "Mairzy Doats" (1943)
Sheet Muic: "Mairzy Doats" (1943)
"Mairzy Doats" by The Merry Macs (1943)
sound "Mairzy Doats" by The Merry Macs (1943)
"Mairzy Doats" by The Four King Sisters (1943)
sound "Mairzy Doats" by The Four King Sisters (1943)
"Mairzy Doats" by Lawrence Welk (1944)
sound "Mairzy Doats" by Lawrence Welk (1944)
"Mairzy Doats" by Al Trace (1943)
sound "Mairzy Doats" by Al Trace (1943)
"There's a Gold Star In Her Window" by Tex Ritter (c. 1943)
sound "There's a Gold Star In Her Window" by Tex Ritter (c. 1943)
"Scrap Your Fat" by Mildred Bailey (c. 1943)
sound "Scrap Your Fat" by Mildred Bailey (c. 1943)
"Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive" by Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters (1944)
sound "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive" by Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters (1944)
"4F Ferdinand The Frantic Freak" by Harry (The Hipster" Gibson (1944)
sound "4F Ferdinand The Frantic Freak" by Harry (The Hipster" Gibson (1944)
"Corns For My Country" by Andrews Sisters (1944)
sound "Corns For My Country" by Andrews Sisters (1944)
"Corns For My Country" (V-Disc) by Andrews Sisters (1944)
sound "Corns For My Country" (V-Disc) by Andrews Sisters (1944)
 
 
War Workers
Sheet Music: "Rosie The Riveter" (1942)
Sheet Music: "Rosie The Riveter" (1942)
"Rosie The Riveter" by The Four Vagabonds (1943)
sound "Rosie The Riveter" by The Four Vagabonds (1943)
"On The Old Assembly Line" by Glenn Miller (1942)
sound "On The Old Assembly Line" by Glenn Miller (1942)
"Minnie's In The Money" by Benny Goodman (1943)
sound "Minnie's In The Money" by Benny Goodman (1943)
"Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet" by Ella Mae Morse" (1943)
sound "Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet" by Ella Mae Morse" (1943)
"Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet" by Woody Herman (1943)
sound "Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet" by Woody Herman (1943)
Sheet Music: "Pluggin' Jane" (1945)
Sheet Music: "Pluggin' Jane" (1945)
"Money Is The Root of All Evil" by Andrews Sisters (V-Disc) (1944)
sound "Money Is The Root of All Evil" by Andrews Sisters (V-Disc) (1944)
   
 
Security (Blackouts, Stopping Rumors)
"She Was a Washout In The Blackout" by Hoosier Hot Shots" (1942)
sound "She Was a Washout In The Blackout" by Hoosier Hot Shots" (1942)
"Shhh, It's a Military Secret" by Glenn Miller (1942)
sound "Shhh, It's a Military Secret" by Glenn Miller (1942)
"Obey Your Air Raid Warden" by Tony Pastor (1942)
sound "Obey Your Air Raid Warden" by Tony Pastor (1942)
"That's Sabotage" by Glenn Miller (1942)
sound "That's Sabotage" by Glenn Miller (1942)
"A Slip of the Lip" by Duke Ellington (1942)
sound "A Slip of the Lip" by Duke Ellington (1942)
"The Air Raid Warden Song" by Bob Allen (1942)
sound "The Air Raid Warden Song" by Bob Allen (1942)
       
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