Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy: BETTE MIDLER

Australian singles chart:
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy entered the Kent singles chart on 4 June 1973 and peaked at #7. It was #51 on the Top 100 of 1973.

The song is on The Divine Miss M which entered the Kent album chart on 19 February 1973 and peaked at #7.

Don Raye, Hughie Prince

Barry Manilow

BONUS TRACK BELOW – original version by The Andrews Sisters

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy is a World War II jump blues song written by Don Raye and Hughie Prince and originally recorded by The Andrews Sisters.
Bette Midler included the song on her 1972 The Divine Miss M album. Midler’s version was produced by Barry Manilow and introduced the song to a new generation of pop music fans.
According to the lyrics, a renowned trumpet player from Chicago, Illinois is drafted into the US Army but is reduced to blowing the wake-up call (reveille). Restrained from playing boogie-woogie, he is depressed until the captain empathises and drafts other musicians. The bugler now plays reveille in his own style, with a positive effect on the rest of the company.
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Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy released in 1941 by The Andrews Sisters

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