Music: New Pop Records

The music business, a rough & ready seismograph of all public concerns, was beginning to zigzag to the war in Korea. Biggest of a crop of new patriotic songs sprouting along Tin Pan Alley was a brash tune in march tempo called The Red We Want Is the Red We've Got in the Old Red, White and Blue. Dashed off in ten minutes last May by Bickley (Stop Beating 'Round the Mulberry Bush) Reichner and British Songwriter Jimmy Kennedy,* it had been around almost all summer before Band Leader Ralph Flanagan persuaded RCA Victor...

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