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36 Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life
37 What Kind of Fool Am I?

38 The Impossible Dream
39 Honey

40 Home For the Holidays
41 The Man That Got Away



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36 Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy. Also Mario Lanza
37 Anthony Newly
38 Frank Sinatra. Covered by lots of others as well. From "The Man of La Mancha"
39 ?
40 ?
41 Judy Garland

42 Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah
43 Mañana (Is Soon Enough For Me)
44 When You Wish Upon A Star
45 Matilda
46 Too Ra Loo Ra Loo Ra


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Hi Duckie

Right you are. I saw Anthony Newly in Stop The World, I Want To Get Off. It was in my ushering days. Saw lots of Broadway shows (on tour), the Minneapolis Symphony, The Met
(on tour also), folks singers, Russian Folk Dancers, etc.

Frank Sinatra recorded almost everything. Richard Kiley was the star of Man of La Mancha. When I saw it Jose Ferrar was the star. Didn't really have a great voice, but it got a big hand anyway.

42 is Allan Sherman. The melody is from an opera.
44 is Jiminy Cricket. The voice was provided by Cliff Edwards. In the days when I had a
huge record collection, I had an album by Cliff. Among other things he sang Tiptoe
Through the Tulips. (And much better than Tiny Tim.)

46 is Bing Crosby.



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Rock - Congrats on 44. That one is a little known fact.

I'll add another, just because of the season:
47: You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch


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48. Mama Yo Quiero

49. I'll Walk Alone

50. Drink, Drink, Drink (The Drinking Song)

51. My Prayer

52. The Long and Winding Road


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47 Thurl Ravenscroft. Thurl was the voice of Tony the Tiger. I used to have a record
of Thurl singing Christmas Carols. The Pied Pipers and some female singer were on the record too. Jo Stafford, I think.

48 Carmen Miranda

49 I still don't know this one.

50 The students including the Prince. Most famously Mario Lanza.

51 and 52 No idea.



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43 was Miss Peggy Lee
45 was Harry Belafonte, most commonly known for Day-O (The Banana Boat Song). At the time, "Matilda!" held a record for the longest at the #1 billboard spot.

Thurl Ravenscroft also did the voice of the Russian cat in Disney's "The Aristocats."


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49. I'll Walk Alone was by Martha Tilton/Dinah Shore. And a few others. lol

51. My Prayer was The Platters, from the 1950's. One of my favs back in the day.


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53. Long Tall Sally

54. Tammy

55. Killing Me Softly

56. Tie a Yellow Ribbon

57. Mule Train

58. We've Only Just Begun

59. Sixteen Tons

60. Ring of Fire


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Patti, I never heard of The Long and Winding Road. I was not a big Beatles fan. I looked
up the song. Read it was their 20th (and last) number one hit.

I think these two are still unguessed.

39 Honey. Bobby Goldsboro. I lived the year 1968 in Las Vegas. Seems like almost the
entire year this song was on the radio along with various hits by Glen Campbell.

40 The Man That Got Away. Judy Garland. She sang it in A Star is Born and on her TV
show. One of the writers was Harold Arlen, Judy's favorite composer. He wrote the songs
for The Wizard of Oz.

54 Debbie Reynolds. I first heard this song in 1958 while riding in a car with a couple other
kids. We were on our way to St. Paul to register for college. They played the song every 20
minutes. I thought it was great; still do. John Gary also did a wonderful version.

59 Tennessee Ernie Ford.
60 Johnny Cash and June Carter according to legend. However, I read a few years ago June
actually wrote it with another c-w songwriter named Merle Kilgore. He had other hits with
Wolverton Mountain and Johnny Reb.



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Rock, You got 54, 59 and 60 correct! I first heard the song Tammy in the movie. Then, received 2 copies of the 'single' for my 17th birthday. Everyone knew how much I liked that song! GB


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Paul McCartney And Wings later covered The Long And Winding Road. Can't remember if it was that song or another one of theirs over which there was a protracted dispute on who "owned" the rights to the song.

55 is Perry Como. Later covered by Roberta Flack and others.
56 is also Perry Como, but also Frank Sinatra.
58 The Carpenters is most commonly known. Believe it or not, Perry Como covered this one as well!


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Duckie, Perry Como really got around! lol

I also remember Tie a Yellow Ribbon by Tony Orlando and Dawn. I think I had it on an 8 track tape! Really a long time ago.

My favorite was Killing Me Softly by Roberta Flack. GB


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59. M.T.A.
60. The Unicorn
61. The Song of the Pious Itinerant (Hallelujah, I'm a Bum)
62. American Pie
63. These Boots Were Made For Walkin'
64. Trust in Me (as the voice of Kaa in Disney's Jungle Book - original)
65. Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny (Yellow Polka Dot Bikini)


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59. The Kingston Trio. I heard 'em do it in person back in the 60s.
62 Don McLean. Also wrote it.



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60 is The Irish Rovers.
61 is The New Christy Minstrels
64 is Sterling Holloway, better known as the voice of Winnie the Pooh.


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Very good, Duckie. I saw the New Christy Minstrels at our school. The only famous people
who ever performed there. At least when I was a student. The tall skinny guy who played the
double bass was Clarence Treat. Decades later I played bridge with a fellow who had had
Clarence as a High School teacher.

Who sang and wrote these?

66 Calypso
67 If You Knew Susie

68 Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show
69 The Circle Game

70 Happy Trails To You
71 Blowing In The Wind