Music of the War Years, Vol. 2: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy is an entertaining, 12-track budget-line sampler of pop hits from World War II. Of course, the Andrews Sisters' hit is here, but so is Jo Stafford's "Long Ago (And Far Away)," Johnny Mercer's "G.I. Jive," Harry James' "I've Heard That Song Before," Stan Kenton's "And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine" and the Pied Pipers' "The Trolly Song," as well as lesser-known gems like "Ella Mae Morse." It may not be more than a sampler, but it's a fun one.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine