Star Spangled Radio Hour - 12.15.18

Saturday, December 15th

SSRH 445

December 15, 2018

 

GLENN MILLER

CHRISTMAS 1943

DIAMOND JUBILEE SPECIAL

 

Army Air Forces Training Command Orchestra

Directed by Capt. Glenn Miller

 

Uncle Sam Presents

Saturday, December 4, 1943

NBC Studio 6A

Radio City

New York

(OWI)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host

 

I Sustain the Wings

Saturday, December 4, 1943

6:00 – 6:30 pm EWT

Vanderbilt Theater

148 West 48th Street

(NBC)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host

 

V-Disc Recording Session

Friday, December 10, 1943

Victor Studios

155 East 24th Street

New York

 

I Sustain the Wings Dress Rehearsal

Saturday, December 11, 1943

Vanderbilt Theater

148 West 48th Street

New York

 

Uncle Sam Presents

Saturday, December 11, 1943

NBC Studio 6A

Radio City]

New York

(OWI)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host

 

I Sustain the Wings

Saturday, December 11, 1943

6:00 – 6:30 pm EWT

Vanderbilt Theater

148 West 48th Street

New York

(NBC)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host

 

Hello Latin America

Saturday, December 18, 1943

Vanderbilt Theater

New York

(CIAA)

(Program Parts)

Capt. Glenn Miller, announcements

 

I Sustain the Wings

Saturday, December 18, 1943

11:30 pm – Midnight EWT

Vanderbilt Theater

148 West 48th Street

New York

(NBC)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host

 

I Sustain the Wings

Saturday, December 25, 1943

6:00 – 6:30 pm EWT

Halloran General Hospital

Staten Island

New York

(NBC)

Cpl. Paul Dubov, announcer

Lt. Donald Briggs, host

Capt. Glenn Miller not present (illness)

 

SSRH 445 Playlist

 

(USP 4Dec43) Yankee Doodle (Voice of America fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Tail End Charlie (RCA Victor LPT-6702), My Ideal (PFC Johnny Desmond, vocal) RCA Victor LPT-6702), Honeysuckle Rose (NBC ND5-MM-11485), What Do You Do in the Infantry (The Crew Chiefs, vocal), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme), 7-0-5 (fade-out) (ISTW 4Dec43) The Army Air Corps (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Tail End Charlie, My Ideal (PFC Johnny Desmond, vocal) (AFRS BML P-302), Playlet: Bombsight Maintenance, Sperry Gyroscope Factory, Brooklyn, NY; Sleepy Town Train (AFRS BML P-300); Medley: Goin’ Home, Paper Doll (The Crew Chiefs, vocal), Honeysuckle Rose, My Blue Heaven; Air-WAC plug, What Do You Do in the Infantry (The Crew Chiefs, vocal), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme) (Victor Studios 10Dec43) The Squadron Song (PFC Johnny Desmond, the Crew Chiefs and Glee Club, vocal) (V-Disc 144), Tail End Charlie (V-Disc 144); Medley: Goin’ Home, Honeysuckle Rose, My Blue Heaven (V-Disc 123); Holiday For Strings, Part 1 (Unissued Test) (Dress Rehearsal 11Dec43)  Don’t Be That Way (V-Disc 144), Blue Champagne (V-Disc 144) (USP 11Dec43) Yankee Doodle (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Don’t Be That Way (NBC ND5-MM-11476/11485), White Christmas (PFC Johnny Desmond, vocal), Shoo-Shoo Baby (The Crew Chiefs, vocal), Vict’ry Polka (The Glee Club, vocal) (NBC ND5-MM-11477), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme), Snafu Jump (fade out) (ISTW 11Dec43) The Army Air Corps (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Snafu Jump; Medley: Flow Gently, Sweet Afton, Later Tonight (PFC Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), Don’t Be That Way, Blue Champagne; AAF Skit: Instrument Maintenance, Randolph Field, TX; Shoo-Shoo Baby (The Crew Chiefs, vocal), White Christmas (PFC Johnny Desmond, vocal), Air-WAC Plug, Vict’ry Polka (The Glee Club, vocal), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme) (HLA 18Dec43) Silent Night, I’ll Be Home For Christmas (PFC Johnny Desmond, vocal), Jingle Bells (The Crew Chiefs, vocal), White Christmas, Miller announcement, American Patrol, Miller announcement (ISTW 18Dec43) The Army Air Corps (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), I Hear You Screamin’, Medley: In the Gloaming, For the First Time (PFC Johnny Desmond, vocal), Stompin’ at the Savoy, Deep Purple (RCA Victor LPM-6702); AAF Skit: Engine Specialist, Pratt & Whitney Engine School, Hartford, CT; Along the Santa Fe Trail (PFC Johnny Desmond, vocal), Air-WAC Plug, Oh! What a Beautiful Mornin’ (PFC Johnny Desmond, the Crew Chiefs and the Glee Club, vocal), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme) (ISTW 25Dec43) The Army Air Corps (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Caribbean Clipper, Star Eyes (PFC Johnny Desmond, vocal), Tuxedo Junction, Christmas Prayer read by Lt. Donald Briggs; Medley: Silent Night, I’ll Be Home For Christmas (PFC Johnny Desmond, vocal), Jingle Bells (The Crew Chiefs, vocal), White Christmas; I’ll Be Around (PFC Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), With My Head in the Clouds (PFC Johnny Desmond and the Glee Club, vocal), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme)
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