Star Spangled Radio Hour- 10.24.20

Saturday, October 24th

SSRH 542 

October 24, 2020 



1940 – PART 6 


The Dorsey Hour 

Saturday, July 27, 1940 

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. 

Hotel Astor Roof 

New York 

(NBC-Red) (WEAF) 

Tommy Dorsey, host 

Lyle Van, announcer 

George Mathus, engineer 

Sam Coslow and Jack Votion, guests 

Featuring Bunny Berigan, trumpet 


NR Tablets Fame and Fortune No. 2 

Thursday, October 24, 1940 

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. 

NBC Hollywood 

(NBC-Blue) (KECA) 

Tommy Dorsey, host 

Fred B. Cole, announcer 


SSRH 542 Playlist 


(27Jul40)  (RCA MT 1027 A-B and RCA MT 373 A-B) I’m Gettin’ Sentimental Over You (opening theme), Swingtime Up In Harlem (Connie Haines, vocal), Tell Me at Midnight (Frank Sinatra, vocal), March of the Toys (Bunny Berigan, trumpet solo); Medley of the most played tunes of the week: I’m Nobody’s Baby (Connie Haines, vocal), Fools Rush In (Frank Sinatra, vocal), I’ll Never Smile Again (Frank Sinatra and the Pied Pipers, vocal); The One I Love (Frank Sinatra and the Pied Pipers, vocal) (Bunny Berigan muted trumpet played along with the vocal), Tommy Dorsey interviews Sam Coslow; Medley of Sam Coslow tunes: Was It A Dream, Cocktails For Two, Just One More Chance (Jo Stafford, vocal), Station break & NBC ID; Dreaming Out Loud (Sam Coslow, vocal & piano), Dreaming Out Loud (Connie Haines, vocal), Tommy Dorsey chats with Jack Votion & Sam Coslow, Head On My Pillow (Frank Sinatra, vocal), Once In A While (Frank Sinatra and the Pied Pipers, vocal), Amateur Song Writing Contest: Why Am I Still Dreaming (Frank Sinatra, vocal), You Move My Heart Around (Connie Haines, vocal), You Cast A Spell Over Me (Frank Sinatra, vocal), Marie (Frank Sinatra and the Band, vocal) (Bunny Berigan, trumpet solo), Why Am I Still Dreaming (reprise), Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet, I’m Getting Sentimental Over You (closing theme & NBC ID) (24Oct40) (RCA MT 1042 and MT 3004) I’m Gettin’ Sentimental Over You (opening theme), I’m Gettin’ Sentimental Over You (closing theme) Dark Eyes (Black Eyes) (Russian Folk Song), Trade Winds (Frank Sinatra, vocal), That’s For Me (Connie Haines, vocal), Who (Frank Sinatra and the band, vocal), NR Commercial, Margie (The Pied Pipers, vocal) (Sy Oliver arrangement) (RCA Victor LPM-6003), song writing contest information, I Know That You Know, There I Go (brief), NR commercial, Fanfare, Oh, Look At Me Now (Frank Sinatra, Connie Haines and the Pied Pipers, vocal), song writing contest winners, Oh, Look At Me Now (reprise with closing remarks), I’m Gettin' Sentimental Over You (closing theme) GSOY (closing theme, commercial & NBC ID)