Star Spangled Radio Hour - 10.20.18

Saturday, October 20th

SSRH 437

October 20, 2018

The Army Air Forces Training Command Orchestra

Directed by Capt. Glenn Miller

I SUSTAIN THE WINGS

Broadcast October 23, 1943

11:30 p. m. –  Midnight

Vanderbilt Theater

New York

(NBC)
Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host

V-DISC RECORDING SESSION

October 29,1943

RCA Victor Studios

155 E. 24th Street

New York

Unissued

VP 264 – D3MC 286

Spoken Introduction by Capt. Glenn Miller

Breakdown

V-Disc 65-A

VP 264 – D3MC 286

Spoken Introduction by Capt. Glenn Miller

STAR DUST

V-Disc 91-A

VP 267 – D3MC 289

STORMY WEATHER

V-Disc 91-B

VP 265 – D3MC 287

BUCKLE DOWN, WINSOCKI

EL CAPITAN

V-Disc 65-B, Navy 114-A

SAINT LOUIS BLUES MARCH

OWI OUTPOST CONCERT

Music of the Big Bands Series

No. 12 Program No. 24

17-WL-124

Probably October 1943

I SUSTAIN THE WINGS

Broadcast October 30, 1943

6:00 – 6:30 p. m.

Vanderbilt Theater

New York

(NBC)
Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host

SSRH 437 Playlist

(23Oct43) The Army Air Corps (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), I Hear You Screamin’, My Heart Tells Me (PFC. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Playlet, Parachute Rigger, Chanute Field, Rantoul, Illinois (missing), Song of the Volga Boatmen; Medley: Sweet and Low, In the Blue of Evening (PFC. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Things Ain’t What They Used to Be (borrowed from Duke Ellington), A Blues Serenade, What Do You Do in the Infantry (The Crew Chiefs, vocal), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme) (29 Oct 43) Spoken Introduction Breakdown, Spoken Introduction, Star Dust, Stormy Weather, Buckle Down, Winsocki, El Capitan, Saint Louis Blue March (17-WL-124) Holiday for Strings (string section), Hallelujah (Tail End Charlies), Oh! What a Beautiful Morning (PFC. Johnny Desmond, vocal), What Do You Do in the Infantry (The Crew Chiefs, vocal) (30Oct43) The Army Air Corps (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Keep ‘Em Flying; Medley: Londonderry Air, Shoo-Shoo Baby (The Crew Chiefs, vocal)., Just the Way You Look Tonight (borrowed from Jerome Kern), Beautiful Blue Danube; Playlet: Aerial Gunner, Tyndall Field, Panama City, Florida (missing), Holiday for Strings, Oh! What a Beautiful Mornin’ (PFC. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Guns in the Sky (PFC. Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme)
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