Remembering the iconic Bing Crosby

With hits like “White Christmas,” “Swinging on a Star,” and “Pennies from Heaven,” Crosby dominated the music charts and became a household name

Remembering the iconic Bing Crosby



Often remembered as one of the most iconic voices in music history, Bing Crosby was born on May 3, 1903, in Tacoma, Washington. Crosby’s career began in the early 1920s when he started performing as a solo act, captivating audiences with his smooth, velvety voice and effortless charisma. He quickly rose to prominence, becoming one of the most popular and beloved entertainers of his time. With hits like “White Christmas,” “Swinging on a Star,” and “Pennies from Heaven,” Crosby dominated the music charts and became a household name.
In addition to his musical success, Crosby also found acclaim as an actor, starring in numerous films throughout his career. His easygoing charm and natural talent endeared him to audiences on the big screen, earning him critical praise and several prestigious awards, including an Academy Award for his role in “Going My Way.”
As the decades passed, Crosby’s star continued to shine brightly, and he remained a beloved figure in the entertainment industry, colaborating with new emerging stars such as David Bowie during the 1970’s. His influence extended beyond music and film, as he also made significant contributions to the development of recording technology, pioneering techniques that revolutionized the way music was produced and distributed.
Bing Crosby passed away on October 14, 1977, in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain, at the age of 74. Today his legacy endures, and his impact on music and popular culture remains unparalleled.

Look back at Bing Crosby performing his signature song “White Christmas” in the 1942 film “Holiday Inn”



Also watch two different generations blending in harmony, a duet between David Bowie and Bing Crosby in 1977



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