Star Spangled Radio Hour - 10.26.19

Saturday, October 26th

SSRH 490


October 26, 2019


Artie Shaw at the Café Rouge


1939-2019, Part 1


Artie Shaw and his Orchestra


Friday, October 20, 1939


Midnight – 12:30 am


Opening Night


Café Rouge


Hotel Pennsylvania


401 7th Avenue (between 32nd and 33rd Streets)


New York


(NBC-Blue) (WJZ) 


Sustaining Broadcast


Ben Grauer, announcer


Sunday, October 22, 1939


Midnight – 12:30 am


Café Rouge


Hotel Pennsylvania


401 7th Avenue (between 32nd and 33rd Streets)


New York


(NBC-Blue) (WJZ) 


Sustaining Broadcast


Kelvin Keech, announcer


Friday, November 3, 1939


11:30 pm - Midnight


Café Rouge


Hotel Pennsylvania


401 7th Avenue (between 32nd and 33rd Streets)


New York


(NBC-Red) (WEAF) 


Sustaining Broadcast


Bill Spargrove, announcer


SSRH 490 Playlist


(20Oct39, RCA Victor RR E2-MM-5047/MM-5048) Nightmare (opening theme), Out of Nowhere, brief conversation between Ben Grauer and Artie Shaw. Put That Down in Writing (Tony Pastor, vocal), Many Dreams Ago (Helen Forrest, vocal), What is this Thing Called Love, Day in, Day Out (Helen Forrest, vocal), One Foot in the Groove, Moonray (Helen Forrest, vocal), The Saint Louis Blues, Nightmare (closing theme) (22Oct39, RCA Victor RR E2-MM-5053/MM-5054) Nightmare (opening theme), Yesterdays, Melancholy Lullaby (Helen Forrest, vocal), I’m Sorry for Myself (Tony Pastor, vocal) (RCA Victor LPM-6701, etc.), Traffic Jam, Two Blind Love (Helen Forrest, vocal), My Heart Stood Still, Moonray (Helen Forrest, vocal), Man from Mars, Nightmare (closing theme) (3Nov39, RCA Victor RR E2-MM-5091/5092) Nightmare (opening theme), I’m Yours, El Rancho Grande (Tony Pastor, vocal) (RCA Victor LPM-6701, etc.), What’s New (Helen Forrest, vocal), Man from Mars, Any Old Time (Helen Forrest, vocal), It Had to be You, Melancholy Lullaby (Helen Forrest, vocal), The Saint Louis Blues, Nightmare (closing theme)
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