Follow the Boys (1944) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by A. Edward Sutherland and John Rawlins and produced by Charles K. Feldman.
Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Music - Song||Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn||Nominated|
Musical Monday: “Follow the Boys” (1963)on Jun 23, 2014 From Comet Over Hollywood
It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: ?Follow The Boys? ?Musical #... Read full article
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Recorded with just a choral background since the American Federation of Musicians' wartime strike continued against Victor Records, Dinah Shore's blockbuster 78 of the Oscar-nominated, eternal love song, "I'll Walk Alone" (music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Sammy Cahn) held the apex of the "Billboard" singles chart for three weeks, between November 4 and November 18, 1944. A #3 "Billboard" single of another tune from the movie was the jaunty "Is You Is or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby)" (music and lyrics and Louis Jordan and Billy Austin (I)). Decca Records (having settled with the musicians' union) released the record by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.
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