Rosalita (Al Dexter song)

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"Rosalita" is a 1942 song performed by Al Dexter and His Troopers. It was recorded on March 18, 1942. The song was the B-side to "Pistol Packin' Mama", released on Okeh #6708.[1] Both would chart in 1944, but "Rosalita" would spend more weeks on the chart than "Pistol Packin' Mama", with a total of twenty-five weeks on the chart and single week at number one.[2]


  1. ^ Abrams, Steven and Settlemier, Tyrone. "The Online Discographical Project – Okeh (CBS) 6500 - 6747 (1941 - 45)". Retrieved February 21, 2011
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 104. 
Preceded by
"Ration Blues" by Louis Jordan and His Tympanny Five
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number one single by Al Dexter

March 11, 1944
Succeeded by
"They Took the Stars Out of Heaven" by Floyd Tillman