Star Spangled Radio Hour- 10.31.20

Saturday, October 31st

SSRH 543 

October 31, 2020  

 

WELCOME HOME – Part 2 

 

Major Glenn Miller’s Army Air Forces Orchestra 

Directed by T/Sgt. Jerry Gray 

 

I Sustain the Wings 

Saturday, October 20, 1945 

6:00 – 6:30 pm rehearsal (complete) 

11:30 pm - Midnight broadcast (parts) 

NBC Radio City 

Rockefeller Center 

New York, NY 

(NBC) (WEAF) 

Cpl. Paul Dubov, announcer 

Pvt. John Conte, host 

 

I Sustain the Wings 

Saturday, October 27, 1945 

11:30 pm - Midnight broadcast (parts) 

NBC Radio City 

Rockefeller Center 

New York, NY 

(NBC) (WEAF) 

 

I Sustain the Wings 

Saturday, November 3, 1945 

11:30 pm - Midnight broadcast (complete) 

NBC Radio City 

Rockefeller Center 

New York, NY 

(NBC) (WEAF) 

Cpl. Paul Dubov, announcer 

Sgt. Tom Hudson, host 

Joy Hodges, guest 

 

SSRH 543 Playlist 

 

(20Oct45, 6:00 pm) The Army Air Corps (opening fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Here We Go Again (AFRS BML P-602), I Only Have Eyes For You (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Welcome Home to the Red Tails of the 15th Air Force (incidental music); Medley: Goin’ Home (old), In the Middle of May (Sgt. Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal) (AFRS BML P-501),, Little Brown Jug (borrowed from Glenn Miller), Blue is the Night (blue) (AFRS BNL P-604); AAF announcement (incidental music), Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (AFRS BML P-502), The Trolley Song (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, the Crew Chiefs and ensemble, vocal), Moonlight Serenade (closing theme) (20Oct45, 11:30 p.m.) I Only Have Eyes for You (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), (Medley) In the Middle of May (Sgt. Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal) (new), Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, The Trolley Song (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, the Crew Chiefs and ensemble, vocal) (27Oct45, 11:30 p.m.) Passage Interdit (V-Disc 587-A), (Medley) The Old Refrain (old) (V-Disc Unissued Test), Symphony (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal) (V-Disc 601-A), Caribbean Clipper (3Nov45)  The Army Air Corps (opening fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Sun Jump, Autumn Serenade (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Welcome Home to the Sixth Air Force (incidental music); Medley: Songs My Mother Taught Me (old), I Don’t Want to Be Loved (By Anyone Else But You) (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal) (new), In An Eighteenth Century Drawing Room (borrowed from Raymond Scott), Blue Rain (blue);  AAF announcement (incidental music), Have ‘Ya Got Any Gum, Chum? (Murray Kane and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), Conversation with Joy Hodges, How ‘Ya Gonna Keep ‘Em Down on the Farm (After They’ve Seen Paree?) (Sgt. Carmen Mastren, M/Sgt. Zeke Zarchy and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), Moonlight Serenade (closing theme) (to be continued) 
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