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Dunkirk Evening Observer
The Gossip Column
by Robin Adams Sloan
June 16, 1973
Q: My mother says the new Bette Midler hit “Boogie Woogle Bugle Boy,” is an old song, Can you tell me where I can get an old record of this if true? â€” B.V., Salinas, Kan
A: The song Is an Andrews Sisters hit from World War 11. It was introduced in the Bud Abbott – Lou Costello movie, “Buck Privates,” and won an Oscar nomination. You can still buy the Andrews
sisters recording in large cities.