Music: Popular, Mar. 16, 1942

Skylark (Glenn Miller; Bluebird; Bing Crosby; Decca). Hoagie Carmichael of Star Dust fame and Johnny Mercer of Blues in the Night got together for this rambling, rhapsodic song. Not a top hit, but should be.

I Got Rhythm (Metronome All-Star Leaders; Columbia). A lustrous team: Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa, "Count" Basic, John Kirby, Alvino Rey, "Cootie" Williams, Charlie Barnet, Jay C. Higginbotham, Benny Carter. Rhythm very good, but Gershwin gets lost in the stomping.

The Night We Called It a Day; Night and Day (Frank Sinatra; Bluebird). Tommy Dorsey's vocalist, with Axel Stordahl's orchestra; the...

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