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Pee Wee Hunt
"Twelfth Street Rag"
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Dinah Shore
"Buttons And Bows"
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Frances "Dinah" Shore began her career with Xavier Cugat?s Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra in 1939. By 1948, She had already established herself as one of the most popular singers of the 1940 to mid-1950s era when she recorded a song from the Bob Hope movie Paleface, "Buttons And Bows," with her Happy Valley Boys.

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By early November of 1948 both of these songs had ascended to the #1 spot on Billboard?s Best Sellers, Juke Box and Disc Jockey charts!

Walter "Pee Wee" Hunt began his career as a trombonist/vocalist with Glen Gray And The Casa Loma Orchestra in 1929. His remake of "Twelfth Street Rag," which was originally a hit for Earl Fuller in 1917, became his first chart hit.

Frances "Dinah" Shore began her career with Xavier Cugat?s Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra in 1939. By 1948, She had already established herself as one of the most popular singers of the 1940 to mid-1950s era when she recorded a song from the Bob Hope movie Paleface, "Buttons And Bows," with her Happy Valley Boys.

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