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Part 11: Separation
A more detailed examination of this topic is planned for the future. In the meantime, this archive is presented.
Saying Goodbye
"When The Roses Bloom Again" by Elton Britt (1941)
sound "When The Roses Bloom Again" by Elton Britt (1941)
"When The Roses Bloom Again" by Glenn Miller (1942)
sound "When The Roses Bloom Again" by Glenn Miller (1942)
"She'll Always Remember" by Glenn Miller (1942)
sound "She'll Always Remember" by Glenn Miller (1942)
"She'll Always Remember" by Dick Jurgens (1942)
sound "She'll Always Remember" by Dick Jurgens (1942)
"When Johnny Comes Marching Home" by Glenn Miller (1942)
sound When Johnny Comes Marching Home" by Glenn Miller (1942)
"Don't Let My Spurs Get Rusty While I'm Gone" by Carson Robison (1942)
sound "Don't Let My Spurs Get Rusty While I'm Gone" by Carson Robison (1942)
"The Blond Sailor" by Don Baker (1942)
sound "The Blond Sailor" by Don Baker (1942)
"The Blond Sailor" by Andrews Sisters (1945)
sound "The Blond Sailor" by Andrews Sisters (1945)
"A Boy In Khaki, A Girl In Lace" by Horace Heidt (1942)
sound "A Boy In Khaki, A Girl In Lace" by Horace Heidt (1942)
Sheet Music: "Wait For Me Mary" (1942)
Sheet Music: "Wait For Me Mary" (1942)
"Wait For Me Mary" by Dick Haymes & The Song Spinners (1943)
sound "Wait For Me Mary" by Dick Haymes & The Song Spinners (1943)
"Wait For Me Mary" by Kate Smith (V-Disc) (1943)
sound "Wait For Me Mary" by Kate Smith (V-Disc) (1943)
"I'll Be Back" by Gene Autry (1944)
sound "I'll Be Back" by Gene Autry (1944)
"Johnny Has Gone For a Soldier" by Josh White (1944)
sound "Johnny Has Gone For a Soldier" by Josh White (1944)
"4-F Blues" by Charlie Parker (1945)
sound "4-F Blues" by Charlie Parker (1945)
"Uncle Sam Come and Get Him" by Bea Booze (1942)
sound "Uncle Sam Come and Get Him" by Bea Booze (1942)
       

Boy/Girl Separation
"I Don't Want To Walk Without You" by Tommy Tucker Time (1941)
sound "I Don't Want To Walk Without You" by Tommy Tucker Time (1941)
"I Don't Want To Walk Without You" by Harry James (1941)
sound "I Don't Want To Walk Without You" by Harry James (1941)
"As Time Goes Boy" by Rudy Vallee (1942)
sound "As Time Goes Boy" by Rudy Vallee (1942)
Sheet Music: "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) (1942)
Sheet Music: "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) (1942)
Sheet Music: "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) (1942)
sound "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) by Glenn Miller (1942)
"Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) by Kay Kyser (1942)
sound "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) by Kay Kyser (1942)
"Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) by Les Brown (1942)
sound "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) by Les Brown (1942)
"Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) by Andrews Sisters (1942)
sound "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) by Andrews Sisters (1942)
Sheet Music: "I'm Getting Tired So I Can Sleep" (1942)
Sheet Music: "I'm Getting Tired So I Can Sleep" (1942)
Sheet Music: "With My Head In The Clouds" (1942)
Sheet Music: "With My Head In The Clouds" (1942)
"Dear Old Pal of Mine" by Buddy Clark (1942)
sound "Dear Old Pal of Mine" by Buddy Clark (1942)
"Smiles" by Buddy Clark (1942)
sound "Smiles" by Buddy Clark (1942)
"Wait Till The Sun Shines, Nellie" by Bing Crosby & Mary Martin (1942)
sound "Wait Till The Sun Shines, Nellie" by Bing Crosby & Mary Martin (1942)
"Just Plain Lonesome" by Bing Crosby (1942)
sound "Just Plain Lonesome" by Bing Crosby (1942)
"There Won't Be a Shortage of Love" by Kay Kyser (1942)
sound "There Won't Be a Shortage of Love" by Kay Kyser (1942)
"I Threw a Kiss In The Ocean" by Horace Heidt (1942)
sound "I Threw a Kiss In The Ocean" by Horace Heidt (1942)
"He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings" by Gordon Jenkens & Connie Haines (1942)
sound "He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings" by Gordon Jenkens & Connie Haines (1942)
"He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings" by Abe Lyman (1942)
sound "He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings" by Abe Lyman (1942)
"He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings" by Alvino Rey (1942)
sound "He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings" by Alvino Rey (1942)
"He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings" by Dinah Shore (1942)
sound "He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings" by Dinah Shore (1942)
"He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings" by Kate Smith (1942)
sound "He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings" by Kate Smith (1942)
"A Soldier Dream" by Kate Smith (1942)
sound "A Soldier Dream" by Kate Smith (1942)
"After Taps" by Kate Smith (1942)
sound "After Taps" by Kate Smith (1942)
Sheet Music: "Three Little Sisters" (1942)
Sheet Music: "Three Little Sisters" (1942)
"Three Little Sisters" by Woody Herman (1942)
sound "Three Little Sisters" by Woody Herman (1942)
"You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To" by Gordon Jenkins (1942)
sound "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To" by Gordon Jenkins (1942)
"You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To" by Dinah Shore (1942)
sound "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To" by Dinah Shore (1942)
"Wonder When My Baby's Coming Home" by Shep Fields (1942)
sound "Wonder When My Baby's Coming Home" by Shep Fields (1942)
"Wonder When My Baby's Coming Home" by Kate Smith (1942)
sound "Wonder When My Baby's Coming Home" by Kate Smith (1942)
"Wonder When My Baby's Coming Home" by Kay Kyser (1942)
sound "Wonder When My Baby's Coming Home" by Kay Kyser (1942)
"That Soldier of Mine" by Harry James & Helen Forrest (1942)
sound "That Soldier of Mine" by Harry James & Helen Forrest (1942)
"Light a Candle In The Chapel" by Guy Lombardo (1942)
sound "Light a Candle In The Chapel" by Guy Lombardo (1942)
"Light a Candle In The Chapel" by Tommy Dorsey & Frank Sinatra (1942)
sound Light a Candle In The Chapel" by Tommy Dorsey & Frank Sinatra (1942)
"He's My Guy" by Jo Stafford (1942)
sound "(Nobody Knows Better Than I) He's My Guy" by Jo Stafford (1942)
"When The Lights Go On Again" by Les Brown (1942)
sound "When The Lights Go On Again" by Les Brown (1942)
"When The Lights Go On Again" by Dick Todd (1942)
sound "When The Lights Go On Again" by Dick Todd (1942)
"I Met Her On Monday" by Horace Heidt (1942)
sound "I Met Her On Monday" by Horace Heidt (1942)
"Love Sometimes Has to Wait" (V-Disc) by Cpl. Ziggy Lane (1943)
sound "Love Sometimes Has to Wait" (V-Disc) by Cpl. Ziggy Lane (1943)
"You'll Never Know" (V-Disc) by Dinah Shore (1943)
sound "You'll Never Know" (V-Disc) by Dinah Shore (1943)
"You'll Never Know" by Dick Haymes & The Song Spinners (1943)
sound "You'll Never Know" by Dick Haymes & The Song Spinners (1943)
"Love Is Going To Be Rationed" by The Song Spinners (1943)
sound "Love Is Going To Be Rationed" by The Song Spinners (1943)
"They're Either Too Young or Too Old" by Jimmy Dorsey & Kitty Kallen (1943)
sound "They're Either Too Young or Too Old" by Jimmy Dorsey & Kitty Kallen (1943)
"No Love, No Nothin'" by Patti Dugan (1943)
sound "No Love, No Nothin'" by Patti Dugan (1943)
"No Love, No Nothin'" by Judy Garland (1943)
sound "No Love, No Nothin'" by Judy Garland (1943)
"(I'm Going to Sit Right Down and) Write Myself a Letter" by Johnny Mercer (1943)
sound "(I'm Going to Sit Right Down and) Write Myself a Letter" by Johnny Mercer (1943)
"I'll Be Seeing You" by Hildegarde (1943)
sound "I'll Be Seeing You" by Hildegarde (1943)
Sheet Music: "Cleanin' My Rifle (And Dreamin' of You)" (1943)
Sheet Music: "Cleanin' My Rifle (And Dreamin' of You)" (1943)
"Cleanin' My Rifle (And Dreamin' of You)"by Lawrence Welk (1943)
sound "Cleanin' My Rifle (And Dreamin' of You)"by Lawrence Welk (1943)
"I Wish That I Could Hide Inside This Letter" by Lawrence Welk (1943)
sound "I Wish That I Could Hide Inside This Letter" by Lawrence Welk (1943)
"I Wish That I Could Hide Inside This Letter" (V-Disc) by Sammy Kaye (c. 1944)
sound "I Wish That I Could Hide Inside This Letter" (V-Disc) by Sammy Kaye (c. 1944)
Sheet Music: "Don't Worry" (1943)
Sheet Music: "Don't Worry" (1943)
"Silver Wings In The Moonlight" by Freddie Slack (1943)
sound "Silver Wings In The Moonlight" by Freddie Slack (1943)
"Silver Wings In The Moonlight" by Jerry Wald (1944)
sound "Silver Wings In The Moonlight" by Jerry Wald (1944)
Sheet Music: "I'll Walk Alone" (1944)
Sheet Music: "I'll Walk Alone" (1944)
"I'll Walk Alone" by Mary Martin (1944)
sound "I'll Walk Alone" by Mary Martin (1944)
"I'll Walk Alone" (V-Disc) by Louis Prima & Lillyann Carol (1944)
sound "I'll Walk Alone" (V-Disc) by Louis Prima & Lillyann Carol (1944)
"Till Then" by Mills Brothers (1944)
sound "Till Then" by Mills Brothers (1944)
"Till Then" (V-Disc) by Mills Brothers (1944)
sound "Till Then" (V-Disc) by Mills Brothers (1944)
"We'll Be Together Again" (V-Disc) by Terry Fischer (1944)
sound "We'll Be Together Again" (V-Disc) by Terry Fischer (1944)
"While You're Away" (V-Disc) by George Paxton (1944)
sound "While You're Away" (V-Disc) by George Paxton (1944)
"Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year" by Eddy Howard (1944)
sound "Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year" by Eddy Howard (1944)
"Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year" by Deanna Durbin (1944)
sound "Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year" by Deanna Durbin (1944)
"You're So Worth Waiting For" (V-Disc) by George Paxton (1944)
sound "You're So Worth Waiting For" (V-Disc) by George Paxton (1944)
"Good Night Soldier" by Patsy Montana (1944)
sound "Good Night Soldier" by Patsy Montana (1944)
"Good Night Soldier" by Judy Canova (1944)
sound "Good Night Soldier" by Judy Canova (1944)
"Good Night, Wherever You Are" by Mary Martin (1944)
sound "Good Night, Wherever You Are" by Mary Martin (1944)

"Uncle Sam's Blues" by Oran Page (1944)

sound "Uncle Sam's Blues" by Oran Page (1944)

"Dear God, Watch Over Joe" by Jenny Lou Carson (1944)
sound "Dear God, Watch Over Joe" by Jenny Lou Carson (1944)
"Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night In The Week)" by The Four King Sisters (1944)
sound "Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night In The Week)" by The Four King Sisters (1944)
"At Mail Call Today" by Gene Autry (1944)
sound "At Mail Call Today" by Gene Autry (1944)
"Lili Marlene" by Greta Keller (1944)
sound "Lili Marlene" by Greta Keller (1944)
"Lili Marlene" by Perry Como (1944)
sound "Lili Marlene" by Perry Como (1944)
"Lili Marlene" by Marlene Dietrich (1945)
sound "Lili Marlene" by Marlene Dietrich (1945)
Sheet Music: "Bell Bottom Trousers" (1944)
Sheet Music: "Bell Bottom Trousers" (1944)
"Bell Bottom Trousers" by The Jesters (1944)
sound "Bell Bottom Trousers" by The Jesters (1944)
"Bell Bottom Trousers" (V-Disc) by Connie Boswell (1944)
sound "Bell Bottom Trousers" (V-Disc) by Connie Boswell (1944)
"Bell Bottom Trousers" (V-Disc) by Ginny Simms (1944)
sound "Bell Bottom Trousers" (V-Disc) by Ginny Simms (1944)
"Bell Bottom Trousers" by Louis Prima & Lilyann Carol (1945)
sound "Bell Bottom Trousers" by Louis Prima & Lilyann Carol (1945)
"Bell Bottom Trousers" by Jerry Colonna (1945)
sound "Bell Bottom Trousers" by Jerry Colonna (1945)
"Bell Bottom Trousers" by Kay Kyser (1945)
sound "Bell Bottom Trousers" by Kay Kyser (1945)
"Bell Bottom Trousers" by Tony Pastor (1945)
sound "Bell Bottom Trousers" by Tony Pastor (1945)
Sheet Music: "I'm Gonna Love That Guy" (1945)
Sheet Music: "I'm Gonna Love That Guy" (1945)
"That Dame I Left Behind Me" by Carson Robison (1945)
sound "That Dame I Left Behind Me" by Carson Robison (1945)
"Dream" by The Pied Pipers (1945)
sound "Dream" by The Pied Pipers (1945)
"We'll Be Together Again" by The Pied Pipers (1945)
sound "We'll Be Together Again" by The Pied Pipers (1945)
"Love Letters" by Dick Haymes (1945)
sound "Love Letters" by Dick Haymes (1945)
"Baby Won't You Please Come Home" (V-Disc) by Jo Stafford (1945)
sound "Baby Won't You Please Come Home" (V-Disc) by Jo Stafford (1945)
"Always In My Heart" by Glenn Miller (1942)
sound "Always In My Heart" by Glenn Miller (1942)
"Always In My Heart" by Dick Jurgens (1942)
sound "Always In My Heart" by Dick Jurgens (1942)
 
 
Soldier/Child Separation
"Goonight, Captain Curly-Head" by Dinah Shore (1942)
sound "Goonight, Captain Curly-Head" by Dinah Shore (1942)
"Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight" by Buddy Clark (1942)
sound "Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight" by Buddy Clark (1942)
"A Tiny Little Voice" by Judy Canova (1944)
sound "A Tiny Little Voice" by Judy Canova (1944)
   
 
Boy/Home Separation
Sheet Music: "Dear Mom" (1941)
Sheet Music: "Dear Mom" (1941)
"Dear Mom" by Glenn Miller (1941)
sound "Dear Mom" by Glenn Miller (1941)
"Dear Mom" by Sammy Kaye (1941)
sound "Dear Mom" by Sammy Kaye (1941)
"Dear Mom" by Charlie Spivak (1941)
sound "Dear Mom" by Charlie Spivak (1941)
"Ma, I Miss Your Apple Pie" by Dean Hudson (1941)
sound "Ma, I Miss Your Apple Pie" by Dean Hudson (1941)
"Ma, I Miss Your Apple Pie" by The Jesters (1941)
sound "Ma, I Miss Your Apple Pie" by The Jesters (1941)
"I May Stay Away a Little Longer" by Dick Robertson (1941)
sound "I May Stay Away a Little Longer" by Dick Robertson (1941)
"That Old Gang of Mine" by Buddy Clark (1942)
sound "That Old Gang of Mine" by Buddy Clark (1942)
"Old Sad Eyes" by Kate Smith (1942)
sound "Old Sad Eyes" by Kate Smith (1942)
"White Christmas" by Bing Crosby (1942)
sound "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby (1942)
"White Christmas" by Charlie Spivak (1942)
sound White Christmas" by Charlie Spivak (1942)
"White Christmas" (V-Disc) by Frank Sinatra (1944)
sound "White Christmas" (V-Disc) by Frank Sinatra (1944)
"White Christmas" (V-Disc) by Bing Crosby (1944)
sound "White Christmas" (V-Disc) by Bing Crosby (1944)
"I'll Be Home For Christmas" by Bing Crosby (1943)
sound "I'll Be Home For Christmas" by Bing Crosby (1943)
"I'll Be Home For Christmas" (V-Disc) by Bing Crosby (1944)
sound "I'll Be Home For Christmas" (V-Disc) by Bing Crosby (1944)
"I Wanna Go Back To West Virginia" by Spike Jones (1942)sound "I Wanna Go Back To West Virginia" by Spike Jones (1942) "I Wanna Go Back To West Virginia" by Eddie Stone (1942)
sound "I Wanna Go Back To West Virginia" by Eddie Stone (1942)
"Hello Mom" by Freddy Martin (1942)
sound "Hello Mom" by Freddy Martin (1942)
"Keep The Home Fires Burning" (V-Disc) by Charlie Barnet (1944)
sound "Keep The Home Fires Burning" (V-Disc) by Charlie Barnet (1944)
"Just a Prayer Away" by Bing Crosby (1944)
sound "Just a Prayer Away" by Bing Crosby (1944)
"Homesick, That's All" V-Disc) by Frank Sinatra (1945)
sound "Homesick, That's All" V-Disc) by Frank Sinatra (1945)
"He'll Have To Cross The Atlantic (To Get To The Pacific)" by Les Brown & Doris Day (1945)
sound "He'll Have To Cross The Atlantic (To Get To The Pacific)" by Les Brown & Doris Day (1945)
"He'll Have To Cross The Atlantic (To Get To The Pacific)" V-Disc) by Les Brown & Doris Day (1945)
sound "He'll Have To Cross The Atlantic (To Get To The Pacific)" V-Disc) by Les Brown & Doris Day (1945)
"Till The End of Time" by Dick Haymes (1945)
sound "Till The End of Time" by Dick Haymes (1945)
 
 
Boy Home On Leave
"Ten Day Furlough" by Woody Herman (1941)
sound "Ten Day Furlough" by Woody Herman (1941)
"Ten Days With Baby" by The Merry Macs (1944)
sound "Ten Days With Baby" by The Merry Macs (1944)

sound "He's Home For a Little While" by Doris Day (1945)
"He's Home For a Little While" by Helen Forrest (1945)
sound "He's Home For a Little While" by Helen Forrest (1945)
"He's Home For a Little While" (V-Disc) by Enita Ellis (1945)
sound "He's Home For a Little While" (V-Disc) by Enita Ellis (1945)
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