Album: Hit Parade 1950 (1950)
Charted: 3
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Songfacts®:

  • This novelty song was written in 1914 by Arthur Fields and Walter Donovon, and first recorded that year by the popular music duo Collins & Harlan.
  • This became a hit when it was used in the 1950 movie Two Weeks With Love, which starred Reynolds and Carpenter along with Ricardo Montalban. In the '50s, Reynolds was a popular star in many musicals, including Singing In The Rain. Carpenter was a movie and TV actor, author and songwriter.

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyPer: http://www.oldiesmusic.com/news.htm {01-08-2016}...
    Kitty Kallen, best known for her 1954 hit, "Little Things Mean A Lot" (#1 for 9 weeks), died Thursday (January 7th, 2016) at her home in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The Philadelphia native was 94...
    Born Katie Kallen in 1921, she started singing on the "Horn & Hardart's Children's Hour" on Philadelphia radio. That led to her own show and by the time she was 15, a spot singing with Jan Savitt's big band. She later sang with Artie Shaw, Jack Teagarden, Harry James and Jimmy Dorsey before striking out on her own. From 1955 to 1959, Kitty lost her voice-- though only onstage and was confined to just recording. She charted 14 times solo between 1949 and 1963, including "The Chapel In The Moonlight" (#4-1954), "Aba Daba Honeymoon" with Richard Hayes (#9-1951) and "My Coloring Book" (#18-1963) before retiring in the mid-'60s. Kitty received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960 and was selected for the Hit Parade Hall of Fame in 2009. She appeared on Broadway in the original production of "Finian's Rainbow" in 1947...
    May she R.I.P.
  • Andre from The Bronx, NyThis is a fun, fun, fun catchy song! Debbie is dee-lightful! Hey, and it's timeless!- Dre
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