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Bing Crosby sings “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive” (music by Harold Arlen and lyric by Johnny Mercer, 1944) in an Army-Navy Screen Magazine “Sing with the Stars” film, accompanied by the Coast Guard Band. The song was first recorded by Mercer, then many other stars, including Bing Crosby, who made it a signature song and sang it in the wartime film, Here Come the Waves (1944.)

  • 1945
  • Performance: “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive” by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer, performed by Bing Crosby
  • Performance Type: Movie
  • Performance Venue: Sing with the Stars
related song(s)
Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive
related performer(s)
Bing Crosby
Artie Shaw
related songwriter(s)
Harold Arlen
Johnny Mercer