"(Why Did I Tell You I Was Going To) Shanghai" is a renowned song created by Bob Hilliard (lyricist) and Milton De Lugg (composer). It was recorded by Doris Day in 1951 and also was a large hit for her. Other charting versions were tape-recorded by Bing Crosby and by the Billy Williams Quartet. The recording by Doris Day was released by Columbia Records as brochure number 39423, through the flip side "My Life"s Desire". It initially got to the Billboard magazine charts on June 22, 1951, and lasted 17 weeks on the chart, peaking at #9. Bing Crosby"s variation was tape-recorded for Decca Records on June 8, 1951 through Dave Barbour and his Orchestra and also it charted briefly in the Billboard magazine charts in the #21 position on September 8, 1951. A recording by the Billy Williams Quartet was released by MGM Records as catalog number 10998, via the flip side "The Wondrous Word". It initially reached the Billboard magazine charts on August 10, 1951, and lasted 6 weeks on the chart, peaking at #20.more »
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Doris Day Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff, April 3, 1922) is an Amerihave the right to actress, singer, and pet civil liberties activist, that began her career as a big band singer in 1939, however just started to be noticed after her first hit recording, "Sentipsychological Journey", in 1945. After leaving the Les Brown & His Band of Renvery own to attempt a solo career, she started her long-lasting partnership through Columbia Records, which would remajor her only recording label.
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The contract lasted from 1947 to 1967, and also consisted of more than 650 recordings, making Day one of the many popular and acdeclared singers of the 20th century. In 1948, after being convinced by Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne and also her agent at the time, Al Levy, she auditioned for Michael Curtiz, which resulted in her being cast in the femal… even more »