Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (music and lyrics not included). Pages: 17. Chapters: (How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window?, Tennessee Waltz, Fly Me to the Moon, You Belong to Me, Gentle on My Mind, With My Eyes Wide Open, I'm Dreaming, Almost Persuaded, That Old Feeling, My Prayer, Let Me Go, Lover!, Mockin' Bird Hill, Days of Wine and Roses, Why Don't You Believe Me?, Detour, The Gypsy in My Soul, Changing Partners, I Went to Your Wedding, Old Cape Cod, I Wanna Be Around, All My Love, Once in a While, Would I Love You, Cross Over the Bridge, I Don't Care if the Sun Don't Shine, Mister and Mississippi, Steam Heat, Allegheny Moon, Come What May, Left Right Out of Your Heart, Fibbin', Wondering. Excerpt: q(How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window?q is a popular novelty song written by Bob Merrill and Ingrid Reuterski ld in 1952. The best-known version of the song was recorded by Patti Page on December 18, 1952 and released by Mercury Records as catalog number 70070, with the flip side being qMy Jealous Eyes.q It reached #1 on both the Billboard and Cash Box charts in 1953. However, Mercury, the record label which distributed Patti Page's recordings at the time, had poor distribution in the United Kingdom. Therefore, a recording by Lita Roza was the one most widely heard in the UK, reaching #1 on the UK Singles Chart in 1953. It also distinguished Roza as the first British woman to have a number one hit in the UK chart. It was also the first song to reach number 1 with a question in the title. Doggie was one in a series of successful novelty songs since the 1930s, following on the success of songs such as Bing Crosby's Pistol Packin' Mama and Merv Griffin's I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts. Prior to the release of Doggie, composer Bob Merrill penned If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake. On April 4, 1953, singer Patti Page's rendition of (How Much...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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