Fascinatin' Rhythm: Bing Crosby's Movie Songs, 3/7/20
03/07 Program 2010
Bing Crosby was an American singer, songwriter and actor. He was known for his work on the radio and in movies. His most famous films include Holiday Inn and White Christmas. On the radio he was famous for performing duets with other celebrities of the day. This week on Fascinatin' Rhythm, dive into more of the music of Bing Crosby's movies.
As Bing Crosby’s movie career progressed, he became Paramount Studios’s major musical performer. He did duets with such diverse performers as Jane Wyman, Louis Armstrong, and Bob Hope. Sometimes movie songs, sometimes not, but the songs he introduced in movies through the Depression and into World War II remained at the center of his career.