Star Spangled Radio Hour - 09.07.19

Saturday, September 7th

SSRH 483


September 7, 2019






“MORE 1939”






Woody Herman and the Band that Plays the Blues


Friday, September 1, 1939


11:00 – 11:30 pm


Glen Island Casino


New Rochelle, New York


(NBC-Blue) (WJZ)


Jack Costello, announcer






Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra


Friday, June 30, 1939


11:30 pm – Midnight


Sky-Cooled Roof


Hotel Pennsylvania


New York


(NBC-Blue) (WJZ)


Lyle Van, announcer






Jack Teagarden and his Orchestra


featuring Charlie Spivak


Thursday, September 28, 1939


12:30 – 12:45 am


Frank Dailey’s Meadowbrook Ballroom


Cedar Grove, New Jersey


(NBC-Blue) (WJZ)


Bill Abernathy, announcer






Alvino Rey and his Orchestra


featuring the Four King Sisters


Saturday, October 21, 1939


7:00 – 7:30 pm


Glendale Municipal Auditorium


Glendale, California


(KHJ) (Mutual-Don Lee)


Jim Burton, announcer






Woody Herman and the Band that Plays the Blues


Friday, September 29, 1939


Levaggi’s Flamingo Room


Boston, Massachusetts


(NBC-Blue) (WBZ)


Fred B. Cole, announcer






Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra


Thursday, September 14, 1939


Sky-Cooled Roof


Hotel Pennsylvania


New York


(NBC Red) (WEAF)


Lyle Van, announcer






SSRH 483 Playlist






(1Sep39) Blue Flame (opening theme), Woodchopper’s Ball, For Tonight (Wood Herman, vocal), The Jumpin’ Jive (Mary Ann McCall, vocal), to station break (30Jun39) I’m Gettin’ Sentimental Over You - opening theme, Is It Possible? (Edythe Wright, vocal), I Poured My Heart into a Song (Jack Leonard, vocal), Al Fresco, White Sails (Jack Leonard, vocal), Boogie Woogie (to station break), You Don’t Know How Much You Can Suffer (Edythe Wright, vocal), This Is No Dream (Jack Leonard, vocal), Yearning (Jack Leonard and the band, vocal), The Skater’s Waltz (Sy Oliver arrangement), I’m Gettin’ Sentimental Over You (closing theme) (28Sep39) I’ve Got a Right to Sing the Blues (Jack Teagarden, vocal) (opening theme), I Found a New Baby (Jack Teagarden, vocal), You Taught Me To Love Again (Kitty Kallen, vocal), The Little Man Who Wasn’t There (Jack Teagarden, vocal), Rippling Waters, I’ve Got a Right to Sing the Blues (closing theme) (21Oct39) Program Open, Over the Rainbow (The Four King Sisters, vocal), Saint Louis Blues (The Four King Sisters, vocal), The Irish Washerwoman (The Four King Sisters, vocal), William Tell Overture, Program Close (29Sep39) (in progress) Blues Upstairs and Downstairs, Put That Down in Writing (Mary Ann McCall, vocal), Old Man Mose (Woody Herman. Vocal), Blue Evening (partial), Blue Flame (closing theme) (14Sep39) (in progress) Tommy Dorsey and Lyle Van dialogue,  Stomp It Off, Goodnight, My Beautiful (Jack Leonard, vocal), All In Favor of Swing Say “Aye” (Edythe Wright and the band, vocal), Deep Night (Jack Leonard and the band, vocal), Riverboat Shuffle, I’m Gettin’ Sentimental Over You (closing theme)
01:57:48