Playing Forgotten Music on 78 RPM Records by Curt Hahn
Johnny Standley with Horace Heidt and His Musical Knights
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Johnny Standley with Horace Heidt and His Musical Knights It's In the Book
Manufactured By Capitol Records, Inc. 2249
Published By Magnolia Music Corp. 1952
Backing Band Horace Heidt & His Musical Knights
Written By John Standley
Part 1 is Monologue.
Par 2 is Vocal.
Magnolia Music Corp. BMI
"It's in the Book" is a recorded comic monologue, partly sung, partly an exhortation in the manner of a revivalist preacher on the subject of Little Bo-Peep. It was marketed as a pop song and made the Billboard chart in 1952, reaching number one. Written by Johnny Standley and Art Thorsen (BMI Work #744156) released by Standley on Capitol label.
Musician, actor, and comedian from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who also lived in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Standley wrote (with Art Thorsen) and recorded "It's In the Book", a number one single on the Billboard Charts in 1952. The comedic recording sold over two million copies and received a gold record. During World War II, Standley served in the US Army and entertained the troops with Red Skelton and Dave Brubeck for the USO. Standley frequently worked with Horace Heidt,
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