Far Away Places

Far Away Places

"Far Away Places" is a popular song.

It was written by Joan Whitney and Alex Kramer and published in 1948.

The recording by Bing Crosby was released by Decca Records as catalog number 24532. It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on December 31, 1948 and lasted 18 weeks on the chart, peaking at #2. cite book
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The recording by Margaret Whiting was released by Capitol Records as catalog number 15278. It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on December 17, 1948 and lasted 15 weeks on the chart, peaking at #3.

The recording by Perry Como was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-3316. It first reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on January 7, 1949 and lasted 16 weeks on the chart, peaking at #6.

The recording by Dinah Shore was released by Columbia Records as catalog number 38356. It reached the Billboard magazine Best Seller chart on January 28, 1949 at #28 on its only week on the chart.

Recorded versions

*Tom Anderson
*Ray Anthony orchestra
*The Bachelors
*Benny Carter
*Don Cherry
*Perry Como (1949)
*Ray Conniff
*Sam Cooke
*Bing Crosby & The Ken Darby Choir (1949)
*Eddie and the Showmen
*The Embers
*Shelby Flint
*John Gary
*Engelbert Humperdinck
*Enoch Light
*Dean Martin
*Glenn Miller
*Neal and Leandra
*Willie Nelson
*Jay Patten and the Swing Noir Orchestra
*Donald Peers
*Gene Pitney
*Dinah Shore (1949)
*Frank Sinatra
*Johnny Hammond Smith
*Kate Smith
*Springfields
*Lawrence Welk
*Margaret Whiting (1949)
*Joe Wilder
*Young-Holt Unlimited

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