Blue Champagne (song)

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"Blue Champagne"
Single by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with vocal chorus by Bob Eberly
B-side "All Alone and Lonely"
Released 1941
Format 10" single
Recorded 1941
Genre Jazz
Label Decca
Writer(s)

"Blue Champagne" is a song written by Grady Watts and Frank L. Ryerson and recorded by American bandleader Jimmy Dorsey with his orchestra,[1] featuring vocals by singer Bob Eberly.[2] It was released by Decca Records in 1941, backed with "All Alone And Lonely". It reached the top spot on The Billboard's National Best Selling Retail Records chart on the week of September 27, 1941,[3] becoming Dorsey's fifth number-one single of that year.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tyler, Don (2007). Hit Songs, 1900-1955: American Popular Music of the Pre-Rock Era. Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 254. ISBN 978-0-7864-2946-2. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Blue Champagne - Jimmy Dorsey,Bob Eberly". AllMusic. Complex. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Stevens, Samantha. "blue_champagne.txt". Matrix.com. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  4. ^ Eder, Bruce. "Jimmy Dorsey". AllMusic. Complex. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 

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Preceded by
"Green Eyes (Aquellos Ojos Verdes)"
by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with vocal choruses by Bob Eberly and Helen O'Connell
The Billboard National Best Selling Retail Records number-one single
September 27, 1941 (one week)
Succeeded by
"Piano Concerto in B Flat"
by Freddy Martin and His Orchestra