Chattanooga Choo Choo


Sun Valley Serenade (1941) Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone Shown: Nicholas Brothers, Dorothy Dandridge Song: Chatanooga Choo Choo

Glenn Miller and his Orchestra

Featuring vocals by Tex Beneke and the Modernaires, this recording, (RCA Bluebird B-11230-B) was a #1 hit for nine weeks beginning in early December 1941.


In the film Sun Valley Serenade (1941), Glenn Miller and his Orchestra performs the song in a production number which features vocals by Tex Beneke, Paula Kelly, and The Modernaires in the first part, followed by a section showcasing Dorothy Dandridge and the Nicholas Brothers, who dance as they sing a modified version of the chorus before the Nicholas Brothers perform an acrobatic dance sequence.


James Last – 1975


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