Big band singing trio from the late [[TheGreatDepression 1930s]] through the early [[TheFifties 1950s]], although their biggest years were during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. Prolific and a household name for years, they consisted of Patty ([[EveryoneLovesBlondes blonde]], and the [[FaceOfTheBand leader]], 1918-2013), [=LaVerne=] ([[FieryRedhead redhead]], 1911-1967) and Maxene ([[BrainyBrunette brunette]], 1916-1995). They worked with the famous Big Bands of the era, although they resented that they put the emphasis on vocals.

They became one of the most popular female close harmony groups of the first half of the 20th century and released a number of famous {{Ear Worm}}s that have been in a number of video games and movies. They inspired many artists after them, and are the TropeMaker for BlondeBrunetteRedhead.

Also, many mp3 websites [[MisattributedSong fail to differentiate]] them from the Fontane Sisters or the [=McGuire=] Sisters. They're also sometimes mistaken for the Boswell Sisters, an earlier Jazz trio with some very strong stylistic similarities.
!!Some hit songs:

* "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen" (1938). Their first major hit song.
* "Nice Work If You Can Get It" (1938)
* "Hold Tight, Hold Tight" (1939)
* "Beer Barrel Polka" (1939)
* "Yodelin' Jive" (1939). The first of their many collaborations with Music/BingCrosby.
* "Say 'Si Si'" (1940)
* "The Woodpecker Song" (1940)
* "Rhumboogie" (1940)
* "Beat Me, Daddy, Eight to the Bar" (1940). Note that the title is a request to a pianist to play an "eight beat to the bar" boogie-woogie rhythm, not a reference to DomesticAbuse.
* "Scrub Me, Mama, with a Boogie Beat" (1941)
* "Aurora" (1941)
* "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" (1941). Probably the song they're best remembered for nowdays.
* "In Apple Blossom Time" (1941)
* "The Shrine of St. Cecilia" (1942)
* "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree" (1942)
* "[[HookerWithAHeartOfGold Strip Polka]]" (1942)
* "Pistol-Packin' Momma" (1943). With Bing Crosby.
* "Victory Polka" (1943). With Bing Crosby. One of three songs (along with "A Hot Time in the Town of Berlin" and "Rum and Coca-Cola") to appear in ''[[VideoGame/MafiaII Mafia II]]''.
* "[[ChristmasSongs Jingle Bells]]" (1943). With Bing Crosby.
* "Shoo-Shoo Baby" (1943)
* "Straighten Up and Fly Right" (1944)
* "Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby?" (1944). With Bing Crosby.
* "A Hot Time in the Town of Berlin" (1944). With Bing Crosby.
* "Don't Fence Me In" (1944). With Bing Crosby.
* "Rum and Coca-Cola" (1945). This version was scrapped of most of its ProtestSong tone.
* "Accentuate the Positive" (1945). With Bing Crosby.
* "The Three Caballeros" (1945). With Bing Crosby.
* "One Meat Ball" (1945)
* "Along the Navajo Trail" (1945). With Bing Crosby.
* "Money Is the Root of All Evil" (1946)
* "South America, Take It Away" (1946). With Bing Crosby.
* "Rumors Are Flying" (1946)
* "[[ChristmasSongs Winter Wonderland]]" (1946)
* "Near You" (1947)
* "The Lady from 29 Palms" (1947)
* "Civilization" (1947). With Creator/DannyKaye. Appears in ''[[VideoGame/{{Fallout}} Fallout 3]]''.
* "WesternAnimation/WoodyWoodpecker" (1948). With Danny Kaye.
* "Underneath the Arches" (1948)
* "You Call Everybody Darling" (1948)
* "I Can Dream, Can't I?" (1949)
* "I Wanna Be Loved" (1950)
* "[[Theatre/GuysAndDolls A Bushel and a Peck]]" (1950)
* "Sparrow in the Tree Top" (1951). With Bing Crosby.