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shoe-shine

Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy

"Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy" is a popular song.

It was written by Harry Stone and Jack Stapp and published in 1950.

Many versions of the song charted in 1950, but the biggest was by Red Foley. Other charting versions were recorded by Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Phil Harris, and Bill Darnel.

The Red Foley recording was released by Decca Records as catalog number 46205. The record first reached the Billboard magazine charts on January 13, 1950 and lasted 15 weeks on the chart, peaking at #1.

The Bing Crosby recording was released by Decca Records as catalog number 24863. The record first reached the Billboard magazine charts on January 27, 1950 and lasted 11 weeks on the chart, peaking at #9.

The Frank Sinatra recording was released by Columbia Records as catalog number 38708. The record first reached the Billboard magazine charts on March 10, 1950 and lasted 1 week on the chart, at #24.

The Phil Harris recording was released by RCA Victor Records as a 78rpm single (catalog number 20-3692) and a 45rpm single (catalog number 47-3216). The record first reached the Billboard magazine charts on March 17, 1950 and lasted 2 weeks on the chart, peaking at #26.

The Bill Darnel recording was released by Coral Records as catalog number 60147. The record first reached the Billboard magazine charts on March 3, 1950 and lasted 1 week on the chart, at #26.

Cover versions of the song include a late-1980s recording by The Rovers.

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