Thanks to the NBC Nightly News story on a original Rosie the Riveter who’s still doing the same job as during the war, I discovered this song. What amazes me is that I haven’t heard of it before! It’s catchy!
Many people were actually in movie theaters when the news broke in mid-performance. In Radio City Music Hall the news was flashed onto the screen and the audience of 6000 rose from their seats and cheered.