|"To Each His Own (Jay Livingston and Ray Evans song)"
|Single by Eddy Howard and His Orchestra
|"Cynthia's In Love"
|February 28, 1946 by Paramount Music Corporation
|April 16, 1946
|Popular music, Pop standard
"To Each His Own" is a popular song with music written by Jay Livingston and lyrics by Ray Evans. It is the title song of the movie of the same name and was published in 1946 by Paramount Music. The duo were assigned to write this song after film composer Victor Young turned it down.
In 1946, three different versions hit number one on the Billboard charts in the United States. Two other versions reached number three and number four.
1946 was the first full year where Billboard ran its three main popular charts, "Best Selling", "Most Played Jukebox", and "Most Air Play". Each week in each section, 15 points were awarded for No. 1, 9 points for No. 2, 8 points for No. 3, and so on. There were no ties. The totals of all 3 categories were combined, and the highest numbers won. "For Each His Own" by Eddy Howard was the no. 1 record of the year, leading the runner-up by over 100 points.
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