Bing, Patty, LaVerne and Maxene Maxene (1918-95) was the assertive one, Patty (1920-2013) was the fun-loving one and LaVerne (1915-67) was the serious one. Together they were known as the Andrews Sisters. Their first trip to a Decca recording studio produced a hit, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen," and from 1937 through the '40s they were queens of the radio and juke box. What they lacked in musical talent, they made up for in enthusiasm and showmanship. The girls frequently feuded and often did not speak to each other. They recorded 46 songs with Bing, several of which went gold. Initially, when Jack Kapp, Decca president, approached Bing to sing with the Sisters he said no. Kapp insisted, and after their first recording date Bing was smitten. "I'll record with them anytime they want. They can pick the material," Bing told Kapp. Here is a list of Bing's recordings with the Sisters:
Maxene, Patty, LaVerne

September 20, 1939

  • Ciribiribin
  • Yodelin' Jive

  • September 27, 1943
  • Pistol Packin' Mama
  • Victory Polka
  • Jingle Bells
  • Santa Claus in Coming to Town

  • June 30 , 1944
  • Hot Time in the Town of Berlin
  • Is You Is or Is You Ain't Ma Baby

  • July 25, 1944
  • Don't Fence Me In
  • The Three Caballeros

  • December 8, 1944
  • There's a Fellow Waiting in Poughkeepsie
  • Ac-cent-chu-ate the Positive

  • June 29, 1945
  • Along the Navajo Trail
  • Good, Good, Good

  • July 3, 1945
  • Happy Happy Happy Wedding Day
  • Betsy

  • Philco Radio Time May 11, 1946
  • Route 66
  • South America, Take It Away

  • March 19, 1947
  • Anything You Can Do
  • There's No Business Like Show Business

  • March 27, 1947
  • Go West Young Man
  • Tallahassee

  • May 12, 1947
  • The Freedom Train

  • November 25, 1947
  • Apalachicola, FLA
  • You Don't Have to Know the Language

  • December 17, 1947
  • A Hundred and Sixty Acres
  • At the Flying W

  • April 14, 1949
  • Be-Bop Spoken Here (with Patty Andrews)
  • Wedding Day

  • May 10, 1949
  • Twelve Days of Christmas
  • Here Comes Santa Claus

  • November 25, 1949
  • Quicksilver
  • Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?

  • February 15, 1950
  • Lock, Stock and Barrel
  • Ask Me no Questions

  • March 24, 1950
  • Life is so Peculiar
  • High on the List

  • LaVerne, Bing, Patty, MaxeneSeptember 7, 1950
  • Poppa Santa Claus
  • Mele Kalikimaka
  • If I Were a Bell (with Patty Andrews)

  • February 1, 1951
  • Black Ball Ferry Line
  • The Yodeling Ghost

  • February 8, 1951
  • Forsaking All Others
  • Sparrow in the Tree Top

  • February 21, 1952
  • I'll Si-Si Ya in Bahia
  • The Live Oak Tree

  • September 5, 1952
  • South Rampart Street Parade
  • Cool Water

  • (The sisters dissolved their act in 1953.)
    December 23, 1954
  • Dissertation on a State of Bliss (with Patty Andrews)

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