Bing Crosby is well known for his work towards the American war effort during World War 2, touring at home and abroad, as well as personally responding to thousands of letters from servicemen and their families throughout the war. 2010 marks the 65th anniversary of the end of the war.
The 100 Hits Legends range has now sold over 85k since October 2009.
In the past 5 years 150k Bing Crosby albums have been sold OTC, with 4 out of the top 5 sellers from Demon Music Group (3 out of the top 5).
With the original crooner Bing Crosby, the statistics speak for themselves:
· 23 Gold and Platinum records
· 396 chart entries
· More studio recordings than any other singer in history
· By 1980 he had sold over 400 million discs, and over a billon cinema tickets
This album features three of his Oscar winning performances:
· Swinging On A Star
· Sweet Leilani
· In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening