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1948 In Music

            List of years in music       (table)
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Contents

  • Events 1
  • Albums released 2
  • Biggest hit singles 3
  • Top hits on record 4
  • Published popular music 5
  • Classical music 6
  • Opera 7
  • Musical theater 8
  • Musical films 9
  • Births 10
  • Deaths 11
  • References 12

Events

Albums released

Biggest hit singles

The following singles achieved the highest chart positions in the limited set of charts available for 1948.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Pee Wee Hunt Twelfth Street Rag 1948 US 1940s 1 - Jul 1948, US 1 for 8 weeks Aug 1948, Peel list 1 of 1947, US BB 4 of 1948, POP 7 of 1948, RYM 20 of 1948
2 Art Mooney I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover 1948 US 1940s 1 - Jan 1948, US BB 1 of 1948, US 1 for 3 weeks Feb 1948, POP 1 of 1948
3 Nat King Cole Nature Boy 1948 US 1940s 1 - Apr 1948, US 1 for 7 weeks May 1948, US BB 9 of 1948, RYM 9 of 1948, POP 17 of 1948, Europe 90 of the 1940s, Acclaimed 1793
4 Dinah Shore Buttons & Bows 1948 US 1940s 1 - Oct 1948, US 1 for 10 weeks Nov 1948, US BB 3 of 1948, POP 3 of 1948, Europe 91 of the 1940s, RYM 102 of 1948
5 Kay Kyser The Woody Woodpecker Song 1948 US 1940s 1 - Jun 1948, US 1 for 6 weeks Jul 1948, US BB 13 of 1948, POP 21 of 1948, Europe 76 of the 1940s, RYM 95 of 1948

Top hits on record

Published popular music

Songwriter Irving Berlin in 1948

Classical music

Opera

Musical theater

Musical films

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ p. 846, Slonimsky (1971) Nicolas. 4th Edition. New York Music Since 1900 Charles Scribner's Sons
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