Saturday, February 16, 2013

Saturday music, Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakeley

"Bushel and a Peck" recorded 1950. Margaret Whiting, born Detroit, 1924. Featured singer for big bands in the 1940s. James Clarence Wakeley, born Mineola, Arkansas, 1914. Singing cowboy, recording 1930s-50s, appearing in several B-westerns.

The two had another hit in 1951 with the Christmas song, "Silver Bells."

Coming up: Monte Walsh (1970)