Star Spangled Radio Hour- 10.17.20

Saturday, October 17th

SSRH 541 

October 17, 2020  


AFRS One Night Stand 551 

Count Basie and his Orchestra 

From Mutual Sustaining Broadcasts 

Thursday, January 25, 1945  

(SSC 3-29-1) 

Friday, February 2, 1945  

(SSC 3-29-2) 

Blue Room 

Hotel Lincoln 

700 Eighth Avenue 

New York, NY 



G. I. Journal 68 

(H-19-68 and H-19-122) 

Recorded November 10, 1944 

CBS Hollywood 


Harry Mitchell, announcer 

Kay Kyser, host 

with Lynn Bari, Jerry Colonna, Mel Blanc, Ish Kabbibble, Georgia Carroll, 

Kay Kyser and his Orchestra  


Command Performance 71 

A Salute to the British Commonwealth of Nations 

Recorded June 19, 1943 

CBS Hollywood 


Ken Carpenter, announcer 

Bing Crosby and Dinah Shore, hosts 

with Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra, Baby Snooks and Daddy,  

Mel Banc, Maj. Meredith Willson and the AFRS Orchestra 


One Night Stand 365 

Woody Herman and his Orchestra 

From a CBS Sustaining Broadcast 

Monday, August 28, 1944  

(SSC 9-24-10/11) 

Café Rouge 

Hotel Pennsylvania 

401 Seventh Avenue 

New York, NY 



SSRH 541 Playlist 


(ONS 551, 25Jan45) One O’Clock Jump (opening theme), Red Bank Boogie, This Heart of Mine (Maxine Johnson, vocal),  I’m Gonna See My Baby (Jimmy Rushing, vocal), Paging Mr. Green, Sleigh Ride in July (Maxine Johnson, vocal) (ONS 551, 2Feb45) Swing Shift, Solo Flight. Wish You Were Waiting for Me (Maxine Johnson, vocal), Together (Jimmy Rushing, vocal), Hey, Rube! (to program close) (H-19-68/122) Program Open, And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine (Sully Mason, vocal), Comedy skit, “Miss Tobacco of 1944,” The Very Thought of You (Georgia Carroll, vocal), Always, Program Close (H-18-71) Program Open, I Don’t Want Anybody at All (Dinah Shore, vocal), When I Grow Up (Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra; Ziggy Talent, vocal), It Can’t Be Wrong (Bing Crosby, vocal), Let’s Get Lost (Vaughn Monroe & his Orch., Vaughn Monroe and the Murphy Sisters, vocal), Summertime (Bing Crosby and Dinah Shore, vocal), Program Close (ONS 365, 28Aug44) Blue Flame (opening theme), Straighten Up and Fly Right (Woody Herman, vocal), It Could Happen to You (Frances Wayne, vocal), 125th Street Prophet, Sweet Lorraine (Woody Herman, vocal), Come Out Wherever You Are (Frances Wayne, vocal), I Ain’t Got Nothin’ But the Blues (Woody Herman, vocal), Flying Home, Blue lame (dubbed close)