There was so much else that I could have mentioned in that blog, for example, how I found the songs that were popular when I went on my first date with a certain Edna in the fall of 1955 in Oak Park, Ill, and we drank cherry cokes and played the jukebox in some joint.
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P.S. Here they are.
1. "Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So)"
Eunice Levy/Jake "Vernon" Porter/Forest Wilson, performed by Perry Como
2. "Whatever Lola Wants"
Richard Adler/Jerry Ross, performed by Sarah Vaughan
3. "Wake the Town and Tell the People"
Sammy Gallop/Jerry Livingston, performed by Les Baxter
4. "The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane"
Roy Bennett/Sid Tepper, performed by The Ames Brothers
5. "Let Me Go Lover"
Jenny Carson/Al Hill, performed by Joan Weber
6. "The Shifting Whispering Sands"
Jack Gilbert/Mary Hadler, performed by Rusty Draper
7. "Dance With Me Henry"
Hank Ballard/Etta James/Johnny Otis, performed by Georgia Gibbs
8. "Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White"
Marcel Louiguy, performed by Pérez Prado
9. "That's All I Want from You"
(Fritz Rotter, performed by Jaye P. Morgan)
10. "Unchained Melody"
(Alex North/Hy Zaret, performed by Al Hibbler)
11. "Hard to Get"
Jack Segal, performed by Gisele MacKenzie
12. "Moments to Remember"
Robert Allen/Al Stillman, performed by The Four Lads
13. "Hearts Made of Stone"
Rudy Jackson/Eddy Ray, performed by The Fontane Sisters
14. "Only You (And You Alone)"
Buck Ram/Ande Rand, performed by The Platters
15. "Love and Marriage"
Sammy Cahn/James Van Heusen, performed by Dinah Shore
16. "Autumn Leaves"
Joseph Kosma/Johnny Mercer/Jacques Prévert, performed by Roger Williams
17. "A Blossom Fell"
Howard Barnes/Harold Cornelius/Dominic John, performed by Nat King Cole
18. "I'll Never Stop Loving You"
Nicholas Brodszky/Sammy Cahn, performed by Doris Day
19. "Sixteen Tons"
Merle Travis, performed by Tennessee Ernie Ford
20. "The Yellow Rose of Texas"
Don George, performed by Mitch Miller & His Orchestra
21. "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing"
Sammy Fain/Paul Francis Webster, The Four Aces
Alan Freed/Harvey Fuqua, performed by The McGuire Sisters
23. "Melody of Love"
Hans Engelmann, performed by Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra
24. "The Ballad of Davy Crockett"
Tom Blackburn/George Bruns, performed by Bill Hayes
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