Editors’ Notes With his close, sighing delivery, Bing Crosby set the template for romantic crooners for decades to come. The approachable singer and Hollywood star held breezy sway over audiences from the late 1920s well into the ‘50s, and his quivering yuletide chestnut “White Christmas” is still the best-selling single of all time. But beyond his jaunty vocal charisma on playful hits like “Swinging On a Star,” Crosby immortalized the broken dreams of the Great Depression with the haunting “Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?”—a remarkable adaptability that kept him fresh through rapidly changing eras.

SONG
ALBUM
White Christmas (feat. Ken Darby Singers & John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra)
3:03
 
Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas)
2:55
 
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
3:12
 
Jingle Bells (feat. The Andrews Sisters)
2:34
 
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
3:03
 
2:35
 
Pistol Packin' Mama (feat. Vic Schoen and His Orchestra)
3:01
 
3:05
 
June In January
3:11
 
Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive (feat. Vic Schoen and His Orchestra)
2:42
 
Well Did You Evah?
3:46
 
I Can't Begin To Tell You
2:55
 
Out of Nowhere (1931 Single)
3:06
 
Blue Hawaii
3:05
 
Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (That's an Irish Lullaby) [1945 Single]
2:59
 
Sweet Leilani
3:12
 
Sunday, Monday or Always
2:32
 
Beautiful Girl
3:18
 
3:11
 
Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?
3:08
 
My Blue Heaven
2:43
 
In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening (feat. John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, The Charioteers & The Rhythmaires)
3:22
 

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