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THE DUMMY SONG

Written by (Lew Brown / Billy Rose / Ray Henderson)


Recorded by Max Bygraves & Archie Andrews 1958


Also recorded by: Anne Shelton; Louis Prima; NRBQ; Lynn Marie; Hoosier Hot Shots; Johnny Martin. The Modernaires with Paula Kelly - 1945 Randy Brooks & His Orch. - 1945, Louis Armstrong (with Jack Pleis' Orch.) - 1953, Ted Heath & His Band - 1953



SAY SI SI

"Para Vigo me voy", known in English as "Say Si Si"

written in 1935 by Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona with lyrics by Francia Luban (original Spanish version) and Al Stillman (translated English version).


Recorded By Max Bygraves & Archie Andrews 1953


Early bands to record the song include Xavier Cugat's orchestra (1935) and Lecuona Cuban Boys (1937). The song was copyrighted in the United States in 1940.[1] It became a hit in the US when it was recorded by The Andrews Sisters and Glenn Miller in 1940, and The Mills Brothers in 1953




BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON

"By The Light of the Silvery Moon" or "By the Light of the Silv'ry Moon" written by Gus Edwards, and the lyrics by Edward Madden. The song was published in 1909 and first performed on stage by Lillian Lorraine. It was one of a series of moon-related Tin Pan Alley songs of the era.


Recorded by Max Bygraves & Archie Andrews 1955


The song has been used in a great many television shows and motion pictures.









DUMMY SONG_1.mp3 SAY SI SI_1.mp3 BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON_1.mp3

Here we have a small selection of the now vintage music associated with Archie Andrews, from the personal collection of Colin Burnett-Dick.

Archie’s Vintage Sound Archives