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The Woodpecker Song

1940 sheet music cover featuring Glenn Miller. Robbins Music, New York.
1940 RCA Bluebird 78 single release by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra, B-10598-A.

"The Woodpecker Song" (Reginella Campagnola) is originally an Italian song. The music was written by Eldo Di Lazzaro in 1939, while the Italian lyrics were written by Bruno Cherubini[1] (pseudonym "C. Bruno"). The English lyrics were written by Harold Adamson. The song became a hit in 1940, recorded by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra,[2] The Andrews Sisters, and Kate Smith in 1940.

The Glenn Miller recording on RCA Bluebird featuring Marion Hutton on vocals reached #1 on the Billboard charts in 1940.[3]

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Recorded versionsEdit

was a satirical version for the Italian dictator Mussolini with lyrics by Yiorgos Economidis,who also recorded the song.

On FilmEdit

Other songEdit

The song is not The Woody Woodpecker Song composed later in the 1940s by George Tibbles and Ramey Idriess and used in the Woody Woodpecker cartoon series.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Woodpecker Song Lyrics
  2. ^ a b Gilliland, John (1994). Pop Chronicles the 40s: The Lively Story of Pop Music in the 40s (audiobook). ISBN 978-1-55935-147-8. OCLC 31611854. Tape 2, side A.
  3. ^ Song artist 11 - Glenn Miller.tsort.info.
  4. ^ Bluebird Records in the 10500 - 10999 series
  5. ^ Decca Records in the 3000 - 3499 series
  6. ^ Columbia Records in the 35200 to 35499 series
  7. ^ Original soundtrack EP record of movie <You Are My Love (我的愛人就是你)>

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