1945 in music

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This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1945.

Events[edit]

Publications[edit]

Albums released[edit]

Biggest hit songs[edit]

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the limited set of charts available for 1945.

Title Artist Song title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Les Brown & Doris Day "Sentimental Journey" 1945 United States US BB 1 of 1945, US 1 for 9 weeks May 1945, POP 1 of 1945, Europe 37 of the 1940s, RYM 69 of 1945, RIAA 77, Acclaimed 818
2 The Andrews Sisters "Rum & Coca-Cola" 1945 United States US 1940s 1 - January 1945, US 1 for 7 weeks February 1945, US BB 2 of 1945, POP 2 of 1945, RYM 3 of 1944, Europe 6 of the 1940s
3 Perry Como "Till the End of Time" 1945 United States US 1940s 1 - August 1945, US 1 for 9 weeks September 1945, US BB 12 of 1945, POP 23 of 1945, Europe 30 of the 1940s, RYM 85 of 1945
4 Johnny Mercer "On the Atcheson, Topeka & the Sante Fe" 1945 United States US 1940s 1 - July 1945, US 1 for 7 weeks July 1945, US BB 4 of 1945, POP 11 of 1945, RYM 89 of 1945
5 Les Brown& Doris Day "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time" 1945 United States US 1940s 1 - March 1945, US 1 for 7 weeks April 1945, US BB 7 of 1945, POP 13 of 1945, RYM 70 of 1945

Top hit records[edit]

Singer Betty Hutton in 1945

Published popular music[edit]

Classical music[edit]

Opera[edit]

Musical theater[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]