Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart

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"Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart"
Single by The Trammps
B-side"Penguin At The Big Apple"
LabelBuddah Records
Songwriter(s)James F. Hanley
The Trammps singles chronology
"Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart"
"Sixty Minute Man"

"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 Thumbs Up!

The most notable recordings were made by Judy Garland, who recorded it numerous times, including in the 1938 film Listen, Darling and for Decca Records in 1939.[1] 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.[2]

Other Recordings[edit]

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.[5]


  1. ^ "Judy Garland Songs on Decca Records". Jgdb.com. Retrieved 2016-10-02.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 587.
  3. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". bingmagazine.co.uk. Retrieved February 18, 2018.
  4. ^ "allmusic.com". allmusic.com. Retrieved February 18, 2018.
  5. ^ "Barbra Streisand Archives | Early Demos, RCA Audition, Record Contract". Barbra-archives.com. Retrieved 2016-10-02.