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3. Chattanooga Choo Choo

"Chattanooga Choo Choo" from the 1941 film Sunny Valley Serenade, performed by The Glenn Miller Orchestra with Tex Beneke, Paula Kelly and The Modernaires. Posted on youtube by Vtzao.

Sunny Valley Serenade starred Sonja Henie, John Payne, Milton Berle, Joan Davis, Glenn Miller and his Orchestra, and The Modernaires. This song was #1 across the US on December 7, 1941. The Glenn Miller recording was #1 for 9 weeks on the Billboard Best Sellers Chart. The 78-rpm commercial version of the song recorded on May 7, 1941 became the first to be certified a gold disc on February 10, 1942 for sales of 1,200,000.

Glenn Miller was born March 1, 1904 and was pronounced Missing in Action on December 15, 1944 when his plane dissapeared while flying over the English Channel while he was serving in the American Air Force.



The second part of the number is performed by The Nicholas Brothers and Dorothy Dandridge.

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