Bing Crosby's Recordings

Updated February 12, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The Question:

How many songs did Bing Crosby record?

The Answer:

According to Steven Lewis' Bing Crosby Internet Museum, Crosby recorded more than 1,700 songs for commercial release between 1926 and 1977.

And here's a bonus... Bing's real name was Harry Lillis Crosby. His nickname was given to him by a childhood friend who thought little Harry resembled "Bingo" the lead character in their favorite comic book "The Bingville Bugle."

-The Editors

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