Serenade in Blue

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1942 sheet music cover, Bregman, Vocco and Conn, Inc., New York.
1942 RCA Victor 78, 27935-A.

"Serenade in Blue" is a 1942 Big Band song composed by Harry Warren, with lyrics written by Mack Gordon. It was introduced in the 1942 film Orchestra Wives by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra, sung by Lynn Bari in the film but dubbed by Pat Friday.


Glenn Miller and His Orchestra released the song as an RCA Victor 78, 27935-A, which peaked at #2 on the Billboard pop singles chart.[1]

The RCA Victor recording by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra featured vocalist Ray Eberle[2] with backing vocals by The Modernaires.[3] This record was the year's eleventh-best selling recording in the United States according to Billboard magazine, after having spent fifteen weeks on the Billboard charts.[4]

Notable recordings[edit]


  1. ^ Song artist 6 - Glenn Miller.
  2. ^ Gilliland, John (1994). Pop Chronicles the 40s: The Lively Story of Pop Music in the 40s (audiobook). ISBN 978-1-55935-147-8. OCLC 31611854. Tape 1, side A.
  3. ^ Serenade in Blue. Second Hand Songs.
  4. ^ "The Year's Top Recordings". The Billboard. 55 (1): 27. January 2, 1943. ISSN 0006-2510

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