Star Spangled Radio Hour - 12.22.18

Saturday, December 22nd

SSRH 446

December 22, 2018

BING CROSBY

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

With John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra, Eugenie Baird and the Charioteers

Kraft Music Hall No. 349

Thursday, December 7, 1944

6:00 – 6:30 pm PWT

NBC Hollywood

(NBC)

Ken Carpenter, announcer

Bing Crosby, host

Diana Lynn, guest

Kraft Music Hall No. 350

Thursday, December 14, 1944

6:00 – 6:30 pm PWT

NBC Hollywood

(NBC)

Ken Carpenter, announcer

Bing Crosby, host

Jerry Colonna, guest

Kraft Music Hall No. 351

Thursday, December 21, 1944

6:00 – 6:30 pm PWT

NBC Hollywood

(NBC)

Ken Carpenter, announcer

Bing Crosby, host

Charles Nelson and the Kraft Choral Club, guests

Capt. Glenn Miller and the AAFTC Orchestra

V-Disc Recording Session

Friday, December 10, 1943

RCA Victor Studios

New York

Bing Crosby with Maj. Glenn Miller and the American Band of the AEF

The American Band of the AEF

Thursday, August 31, 1944

8:30 - 9:00 pm BST

Paris Cinema

London, England

(AEFP, AFN and BBC-GFP)

SWN-19136

Cpl. Paul Dubov, announcer

Maj. Glenn Miller, host

Bing Crosby, guest

SSRH 446 Playlist

(KMH 7Dec44) Program Open, There’ll Be A Hot Time in the Town of Berlin (Bing Crosby and Choir, vocal), Brother Bill (The Charioteers, vocal), Don’t Take Your Love from Me (Eugenie Baird, vocal), What a Difference a Day Made (Bing Crosby, vocal), Warsaw Concerto (Diana Lynn, piano), I’ll Be Home for Christmas (Bing Crosby, vocal); Medley from “Waikiki Wedding,” Blue Hawaii, In a Little Hula Heaven, Sweet Leilani (Bing Crosby and Choir, vocals); Program Close (KMH 14Dec44) Program Open, Don’t Fence Me In (Bing Crosby and Choir, vocal), Straighten Up and Fly Right (The Charioteers, vocal), More and More (all of a Sudden) My Heart Sings (Eugenie Baird, vocal), Can’t You Hear Me Calling, Caroline (Jerry Colonna, vocal); Medley from “Holiday Inn,” Let’s Start the New Year Right, Abraham, Be Careful, It’s My Heart, Easter Parade, White Christmas (Bing Crosby with Eugenie Baird and Choir, vocals), Program Close (21Dec44) Program Open, Adeste Fidelis (Bing Crosby and the Studio Audience, vocal), Jingle Bells (Bing Crosby and the Charioteers, vocal), I Dream of You (More Than You Dream I Do) (Eugenie Baird, vocal), I’m Making Believe (Bing Crosby, vocal), A Slip of the Lip (Can Sink a Ship) (The Charioteers, vocal), What a Difference a Day Made (Bing Crosby, vocal), Beautiful Savior and God is Ever Beside Me (The Kraft Choral Club, vocals), Silent Night (Bing Crosby and Choir, vocal), Program Close (V-Disc 10Dec43) Holiday for Strings, part one (unissued test) (ABAEF 31Aug44) Moonlight Serenade (opening theme), Here We Go Again, Long Ago and Far Away (Bing Crosby, vocal), Medley: My Buddy, Amor (Bing Crosby, vocal), Music Makers, Farewell Blues; Swingin’ on a Star (Bing Crosby and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), Poinciana (Bing Crosby and the Crew Chiefs,. vocal), Moonlight Serenade (closing theme)
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