This Song is probably one of the most famous and iconic songs from the 1940s Made famous by Glenn Miller and sung by everybody who was singing at the time! Come with us on a train ride from Pennsylvania to Tennessee on the Chattanooga Choo Choo.
This is a sad, song about a boy who goes on a day trip to Coney Island (the big amusement park in New York) While he's there he meets a beautiful girl, takes her on all the rides and has a wonderful time, but.. at the end of the day he has to go home... to his wife!
This melody is known as the "Londonderry Air", the words to "Danny Boy" were written by an English lawyer and lyricist Frederic Weatherly in 1913.
Elsie Griffin made it one of the most popular songs in the new century; and, It was first recorded in 1915
Do you remember the old song that goes "Heart Of My Heart, I love that melody...?" well, this isn't that song. This is the song they were singing about. "... I know a tear would glisten, if only i could listen, to the gang that sang Heart Of My Heart."
Now a great Aussie Classic written by the late great Peter Allan it was in the lineup to be our national anthem. I Still Call Australia Home.
The inspiring words of Dorothea MacKellar's poem of life in Australia, My Country set to music.
Written by Jesse Fuller in 1954 this song has been covered more recently by Eric Clapton.
Sweet Georgia Brown is one of the most popular songs ever written, it ranks among the top 25 most performed songs of the twentieth century, it's a classic Roaring 20s song about a "flapper" who turns heads wherever she goes,
This song was written in 1964 and has been covered by everybody even The Rolling Stones.
This next song is an old favorite by the Beatles, and in our case should probably be called "When we WERE 64"!