I’ll Be Seeing You

A virtual anthem of World War II, the song “I’ll Be Seeing You” was popularized by Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford, Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra and many others. It became emblematic of the war, in which separations and loss were all too common. In this podcast we look at the unlikely history of this song.

Playlist

“I’ll Be Seeing You” Billie Holiday, recorded in 1944
“I’ll Be Seeing You” Bing Crosby, recorded 1944
“I’ll Be Seeing You” Jo Stafford, recorded 1944
“I’ll Be Seeing You” Frank Sinatra, recorded 1944
“I’ll Be Seeing You” Rosemary Clooney, recorded 1991
“I’ll Be Seeing You” Bobby Hutcherson, recorded 2007

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Published October 18th, 2018 by Bob Hecht

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