Margaret Whiting


Margaret Whiting (July 22, 1924 - January 10, 2011) was a hugely popular singer with a long string of hits on the Pop charts through 1967 who became famous beginning in the early 1940s. Her best known songs include the chart-topping "A Tree In The Meadow" (1948) and "Slippin' Around" (1949, with Jimmy Wakely), the latter of which also reached #1 on the Country charts.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • It Might As Well Be Spring (1945)
  • Guilty (1946)
  • You Do (1947)
  • A Tree In The Meadow (1948)
  • Far Away Places (1948)
  • Now Is The Hour (Maori Farewell Song) (1948)
  • Baby, It's Cold Outside (1949)
  • Forever And Ever (1949)
  • Slipping Around (1949)
  • A Bushel And A Peck (1950)

Pop charts debut year: 1946

Years active: 1942-2010

Genres: Jazz, traditional pop, country

Labels: Capitol, Dot, Verve, London, Audiophile, DRG


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