Songs from Movies

Radio Days (1987)

The Narrator tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary anecdotes and urban legends of the radio stars.

The movie Radio Days, released in 1987, features 45 songs from artists like Harry James, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller on radio and Larry Clinton on radio. What is your favorite song from Radio Days?


Songs from Radio Days

Auld Lang Syne
You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me (1932)
The Sailor's Hornpipe
Dancing in the Dark (1931)
Begin the Beguine (1935)
Chinatown, My Chinatown (1906)
Night and Day (1932)
You'll Never Know (1943)
Just One of Those Things (1935)
The Flight of the Bumblebee (1899-1900)
Harry James
Let's All Sing Like the Birdies Sing (1932)
September Song (1944)
Body and Soul (1930)
Benny Goodman
In the Mood (1939)
Glenn Miller on radio
Radio Show Themes (1987)
I Double Dare You (1937)
Larry Clinton on radio
La Cumparsita (1916)
The Castilians on car radio at Breezy Point
Carioca (1933)
Tico Tico (1942)
Denise Dumont with Tito Puente and His Band
Opus One (1943)
Tommy Dorsey on radio
Frenesi (1939)
Artie Shaw on radio
All or Nothing at All (1940)
The Donkey Serenade (1923)
Allan Jones on radio
You and I (1941)
Tommy Dorsey
Paper Doll (1915)
The Mills Brothers on radio
Pistol Packin' Mama (1943)
Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters
South American Way (1939)
Carmen Miranda on radio as Ruthie imitates her
Mairzy Doats (1943)
The Merry Macs on radio
If You Are But a Dream (1941)
Frank Sinatra as background during the Radio City Music Hall scene
If I Didn't Care (1939)
The Ink Spots as background in a nightclub
Schloff mein Kind
Emil Decameron as background when Sally first gets on radio
I Don't Want to Walk Without You (1941)
Mia Farrow at a USO show
Remember Pearl Harbor (1941)
Sammy Kaye as background after the Pearl Harbor bombing
Babalu (1941)
Xavier Cugat with Richard Hayes
They're Either Too Young or Too Old (1943)
Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
That Old Feeling (1937)
Guy Lombardo on radio
Re-Lax Jingle (1987)
Mia Farrow for a radio ad
(There'll Be Blue Birds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover (1941)
Glenn Miller on radio
Goodbye (1934)
Benny Goodman on radio
I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You (1932)
Tommy Dorsey on radio
Lullaby of Broadway (1934)
Richard Himber on radio
American Patrol (1891)
Glenn Miller on radio
Take the 'A' Train (1941)
Duke Ellington
One, Two, Three, Kick (1933-42)
Xavier Cugat on radio
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To (1943)
Diane Keaton at a nightclub