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Encyclopedia > Little White Lies

"Little White Lies" is a popular song. Popular music is music belonging to any of a number of musical styles that are accessible to the general public and mostly distributed commercially. ... A song is a relatively short musical composition for the human voice (possibly accompanied by other musical instruments), which features words (lyrics). ...


It was written by Walter Donaldson. The song was published in 1930. The original recorded version in that year was done by Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians. Walter Donaldson (February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947) was a prolific United States popular songwriter, producing many hit songs of the 1910s and 1920s. ... See also: 1929 in music, other events of 1930, 1931 in music and the list of years in music. // Events The BBC Symphony Orchestra is formed. ... Fredrick Malcolm Waring (June 9, 1900–July 29, 1984) was a popular musician, bandleader, and radio and TV personality of the 20th century, sometimes referred to as the man who taught America how to sing. ...


A hit version was recorded by Dick Haymes on November 3, 1947. The recording was released by Decca Records as catalog number 24280. The record first reached the Billboard magazine charts on April 2, 1948 and lasted 23 weeks on the chart, peaking at #3. Dick Haymes (born September 13, 1918 in Buenos Aires - died March 29, 1980 in Los Angeles) was one of the most popular male vocalists of the 1940s. ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... See also: 1946 in music, other events of 1947, 1948 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Patti Page signs with Mercury Frankie Laine earns his first, of 21, gold records Kay Starr signs with Capitol George Jones begins performing Jimmy Rogers begins recording the Weavers begin... Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929. ... This list presents the numbering systems used by various record companies for single (mainly 7 33 1/3 and 45, and 10 78 rpm) records. ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... 2 April is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... See also: 1947 in music, other events of 1948, 1949 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Aldeburgh Festival is founded by Benjamin Britten, Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. ...


The song was also recorded by Dinah Shore on December 12, 1947 and released by Columbia Records as catalog number 38114. The record first reached the Billboard magazine charts on June 25, 1948 and lasted 1 week on the chart, at #28. Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore, February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress and talk show host. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1946 in music, other events of 1947, 1948 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Patti Page signs with Mercury Frankie Laine earns his first, of 21, gold records Kay Starr signs with Capitol George Jones begins performing Jimmy Rogers begins recording the Weavers begin... Columbia Records is the oldest continually used brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888. ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... See also: 1947 in music, other events of 1948, 1949 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Aldeburgh Festival is founded by Benjamin Britten, Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. ...


The song had another revival in 1957, when a version by Betty Johnson reached #25 on the Billboard chart. The same year, United Kingdom singer Ruby Murray recorded a version on UK Columbia, catalog number DB 3994. See also: 1956 in music, other events of 1957, 1958 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Pat Boone stars in his first two Hollywood motion pictures: Bernadine and April Love Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Será, Será), from 1956s Alfred Hitchcock... Ruby Murray (March 29, 1935 - December 17, 1996) was a popular singer born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. ...


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