1941 in music

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This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1941.

Events[edit]

Albums released[edit]

Biggest hit songs[edit]

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the limited set of charts available for 1941.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Glenn Miller Chattanooga Choo Choo 1941 United States US 1940s 1 – Sep 1941, US 1 for 9 weeks Nov 1941, RYM 2 of 1941, US BB 9 of 1941, POP 16 of 1941, Europe 54 of the 1940s
2 Glenn Miller A String of Pearls 1941 United States US 1940s 1 – Jan 1942, US 1 for 2 weeks Feb 1942, US BB 2 of 1941, RYM 13 of 1941, POP 13 of 1941
3 Jimmy Dorsey Green Eyes 1941 United States US 1940s 1 – May 1941, US 1 for 4 weeks Aug 1941, US BB 12 of 1941, POP 12 of 1941, Europe 62 of the 1940s
4 Jimmy Dorsey Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy) 1941 United States US 1940s 1 – Mar 1941, US 1 for 10 weeks Mar 1941, US BB 18 of 1941, POP 21 of 1941, Europe 75 of the 1940s
5 Billie Holiday God Bless the Child 1941 United States US BB 3 of 1941, POP 3 of 1941, RYM 5 of 1941, RIAA 58, Scrobulate 89 of jazz, Acclaimed 341, WXPN 814

Published popular music[edit]

Other publications[edit]

Classical music[edit]

Opera[edit]

Musical theater[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Births[edit]

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