Remember the song "Wilda" by Mel Graff I posted last week? I checked my set of 1947-48 X-9 strips, and whadda ya know... There it was!
Graff used it in the strip as a part of the plot. I guess this was a smart way to market a song. Or not. I dunno how many copies it sold.
Below are a few sample strips where the song is sung or mentioned.
Hogan's Alley has a great selection of old sheet music covers with comic characters. If you want to see what the cover to Wilda looks like, just click HERE.