Star Spangled Radio Hour- 10.10.20

Saturday, October 10th

SSRH 540 

October 10, 2020  

 

GLENN MILLER, 1940-2020, PART  

 

GLENN MILLER AND HIS ORCHESTRA 

 

Opening Night Broadcast 

Monday, October 7, 1940 

7:30-8:00 pm 

Café Rouge 

Hotel Pennsylvania 

401 Seventh Avenue 

New York, NY 

(NBC-Blue) (WJZ) 

Oscar Alvin (Alan, Butch) Robinson, announcer 

 

Saturday, October 19, 1940 

12:30-12:57 am 

Café Rouge 

Hotel Pennsylvania 

401 Seventh Avenue 

New York, NY 

(NBC-Red) (WEAF) 

Gilbert Martyn, announcer 

 

Saturday, October 26, 1940 

12:30-12:57 am 

Café Rouge 

Hotel Pennsylvania 

401 Seventh Avenue 

New York, NY 

(NBC-Red) (WEAF) 

John (Jack) Patrick Michael Joseph Costello, announcer 

 

SSRH 540 Playlist 

 

(7Oct40) Moonlight Serenade (opening theme), Pennsylvania 6-5000 (RCA CPM2-0693-2), Call of the Canyon (Ray Eberle, vocal), The Gentleman Needs a Shave (Tex Beneke and Marion Hutton, vocal), A Handful of Stars (Ray Eberle, vocal), Moonlight Serenade (theme from station break), On Brave Old Army Team, When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano (Ray Eberle, vocal), Down for the Count, Slumber Song (first time on the air) (closing theme) (19Oct40) Moonlight Serenade (opening theme), Pennsylvania 6-5000, Yesterthoughts (Ray Eberle, vocal), Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar (Jack Lathrop, vocal) (RCA Victor LPM/LSP-2768), A Handful of Stars (Ray Eberle, vocal) (RCA Victor LPM/LSP-2768), Anvil Chorus, The Gentleman Needs a Shave (Tex Beneke and Marion Hutton, vocal) (RCA Victor LPM/LSP-2767), Slumber Song (closing theme) (RCA Victor LPM/LSP-2767) (26Oct40) Moonlight Serenade (opening theme), Solid as a Stonewall Jackson, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (Ray Eberle, vocal), You’ve Got Me This Way (Marion Hutton, vocal), When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano (Ray Eberle, vocal), Oh! So Good, A Handful of Stars (Ray Eberle, vocal), Crosstown (Jack Lathrop, vocal) (RCA Victor LPT-6701-2), Anchors Aweigh, Slumber Song (closing theme), NBC ID
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