Music: Popular, Feb. 16, 1942

Blues in the Night (Jimmy Lunceford orchestra; 2 sides, Decca; and Dinah Shore, Bluebird). A song from the Warner Brothers movie of the same name which may start a trend back to the blues. Decca is betting that it is the most terrific item of its kind since St. Louis Blues. Three Decca discs of Blues in the Night have already sold 400,000 copies.

Just a Closer Walk with Thee (Sister Rosetta Tharpe; Decca). More blues —and religious at that. Sung by a vibrant Negro of the nightclubs, onetime Holy Roller church singer.

Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry (Jimmy Dorsey;...

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