Popular Music 1940s
Video: 'Bing Crosby: "Sunday Monday or Always" 1943'
(Friday, July 2, 1943) — Bing Crosby recorded “Sunday, Monday or Always” today in Los Angeles for Decca Records. Made during a musician’s strike, Crosby recorded the song with the Ken Darby Singers vocal group background instead of an orchestra.
(Saturday, March 6, 1943) — “I’ve Heard That Song Before” by Harry James and his Orchestra (with Helen Forrest on vocal), was the #1 song on today’s Billboard National List of Best Selling Retail Records chart for the first of thirteen weeks (March 6/13/20/27, April 3/10/17/24, May 1/8/15/22, June 5, 1943).