With a friendship based on mutual admiration, Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong recorded a series of classic songs and appeared together in many hit movies.
The day the Texas Troubadour's fortunes changed forever.
From the first talkie, theme songs in movies have found a treasured place in the popular consciousness, as these 50 best film songs prove.
Everyone from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga has sung from The Great American Songbook – classic songs so familiar they are woven into our cultural fabric.
We look back to a time when jazz was the dominant form of popular music and could be heard emanating from radio stations and concert halls around the world.
Yuletide classics by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Paul McCartney and Jackson 5… the best Christmas songs of all time are the gifts that keeps on giving.
From timeless favourites to new holiday classics, the best Christmas soundtracks will get you in the holiday spirit all season long.
Artists have always tried to go one better than Bing Crosby’s White Christmas, the song that arguably defines the holiday season like no other.
The world-famous singer-songwriter had already taken part in many vocal pairings on disc by the time the 'Duets' album arrived in 1993.
The new videos have been beautifully hand drawn and painted by Fantoons Animation Studios.
From deep funk cuts to snazzy jazz numbers, the best Thanksgiving songs focus on food and gratitude for the holidays.
In November 1957, the 'Ricky' set gave the teenage phenomenon his first US LP release.
The new rendition of the much-loved song, first made a hit in 1943 by Bing Crosby, is available now from EMI Nashville via all digital providers.
'Now You Has Jazz', from the film High Society, was recorded by Louis Armstrong & Bing Crosby and made the US singles chart on October 13, 1956.
On August 26, 1950, Patti entered the US charts with the song that became her first No. 1.