Unlike songs popular in America during WWI , many WWII songs focused more on romance and strength instead of patriotism. Particularly popular, were singers included Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, the Andrews Sisters and Bing Crosby.

Listen on YouTube to these popular songs often played on the radio:

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Shoo Shoo Baby

I’m Making Believe

I’ll Be Seeing You

I’ll Be Home for Christmas.


Listen on YouTube to popular songs that made fun of the Axis Powers:

 We’ll Knock the Japs Right into the Laps of the Nazis

Yankee Doodle Ain’t Doodlin’ Now

You’re a sap Mr. Jap

Der Fuehrer’s Face




Listen to a WWII jukebox: