“I’ll Be Seeing You” was the second of four number one hits for Bing Crosby during 1944. His songs would spend 20 weeks at number one during the year. The song reached the top on July 1, 1944, and spent four non-consecutive weeks on top of the Singles Chart.
The song was part of a Broadway Musical, RIGHT THIS WAY, that closed after 15 performnces. It was also part of a film of the same name and it was here that that the song gained its fame.
Crosby sold hundreds of millions of records during his carrer and “I’ll Be Seeing You” was released at the height of his career.