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1. 'Dry Bones': Who, exactly, connected dem dry bones?
2. This Cole Porter classic, sung at times by such illustrious voices as those of Ella Fitzgerald and Roy Rogers, had its verses cut before being crooned by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters (the version used in the series). What is the song?
3. This Henry Creamer ballad, sung by Al Jolson et al. on the soundtrack, has also more recently appeared in Peter Bogdanovich's 'The Cat's Meow' (sung by Kirsten Dunst) and in Woody Allen's 'Sweet and Lowdown'. What is it?
4. Two of the great wartime 'torch-songs', 'Lili Marlene' and 'We'll Meet Again' appear on the soundtrack. Any idea who sings them?
5. This song, for some reason once covered a capella by Bugs Bunny, features the lyric 'My momma once told me, "Hon, a man's gonna sweet-talk and give ya the big-eye, but when the sweet talk is done..."'. According to Momma, a man will leave a girl with what (the title of the song)?
6. One popular children's song appears on the soundtrack, as well. It's an odd choice, and one has to wonder whether it has some significance beyond the cutesy tale it tells. Which is it?
7. Both 'Do I Worry' and 'Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall' are performed by The Ink Spots, but on the latter they feature a guest vocalist. Who might this be?
8. In 'Ac-cent-chu-ate the Positive', also rendered by Crosby and the Andrews Sisters, two Biblical figures are mentioned. Who are they?
9. The only instrumental piece on the soundtrack, 'Rockin' in Rhythm', is performed by The Jungle Band. By what other name is this band better known?
10. An easy one to finish off. Dick Haymes's contribution to the soundtrack is a love song. He tells us that 'It Might as Well Be____'?
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