January 4. Billboard publishes a pop music chart that ranks records on national sales for the ﬁ rst time. January 4. Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra, featuring vocalist Edythe Wright, begin a ﬁ ve-week run atop the
pop charts with “Th e Music Goes Round and Round” (Victor 25201). Th e novelty song is included in the ﬁ lm, Th e Music Goes ‘Round.