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Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart" is a 1934 popular song with words and music by James F. Hanley. It was introduced by Hal Le Roy and Eunice Healey in the Broadway revue
The most notable recordings were made by
Judy Garland, who recorded it numerous times, including in the 1938 film and for Listen, Darling Decca Records in 1939. In 1972, a recording by  The Trammps reached No. 17 on the , Billboard Best Selling Soul Singles chart and No. 64 on the Hot 100.
Other Recordings [ edit ]
Bing Crosby recorded the song for his radio show and it was broadcast on January 17, 1954, and subsequently included in the album  Bing Crosby: Shall We Dance? issued by the Crosby family in 2012. 
Rufus Wainwright recorded the song on a tribute album to Judy Garland.
Barry Manilow recorded it as a duet with Judy Garland, sampling her 1961 version that appears on her album . Judy at Carnegie Hall
Kristin Chenoweth on her album The Art of Elegance. Others artists and groups that have recorded this song include: Ernestine Anderson, June Christy, Petula Clark, Frank Sinatra, Royce Campbell, the Kirby Stone Four, Billy Eckstine, Richard Himber Orchestra, Brenda Lee, Jesse Belvin, the Coasters, the Communards, the Satintones, the Dimensions, Brent Spiner, Enoch Light, the Move, the Darts, the Rockin' Vickers, Chet Baker, Smoking Popes, Dinah Shore, Les Paul and Mary Ford.
Barbra Streisand Recording [ edit ]
This was one of the first songs that Barbra Streisand ever recorded, in 1955 at Nola Recording Studios in New York when she was 13 years old. The recording is yet to be released. 
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