Music: New Pop Records, Nov. 21, 1955

He (Al Hibbler; Decca). Like Trees, this song may be credited with spawning a whole series of one-word song titles, e.g., Pleasure, Guilty, Never. It also caters to the pseudo-religious trend that is currently bidding for the juke-box nickel¬óreduced, of course, to the juke-box level of understanding. Sample: "He alone knows where to find the rainbow's end/He alone can see what lies beyond the bend . . ."

Mack the Knife (Louis Armstrong combo; Columbia). An uptempo, updated version of Kurt Weill's wonderful old ragtime hit from The Threepenny Opera (1928). Satchmo plays a...

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