Star Spangled Radio Hour - 2.2.19

Saturday, February 2nd

SSRH 452

February 2, 2018 

Glenn Miller Army Air Forces Orchestra 

V-Disc Recording Session

Friday, January 21, 1944

RCA Victor Studios

155 East 24th Street

New York 

Uncle Sam Presents

Saturday, January 22, 1944

NBC Radio City 

Studio 6-A

New York

(OWI)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host 

I Sustain the Wings

Saturday, January 22, 1944

6:00-6:30 p.m.

Vanderbilt Theater

New York

(NBC)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host 

I Sustain the Wings

Saturday, January 29, 1944

Part 2

6:15-6:30 p.m.

Vanderbilt Theater

New York

(NBC)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host 

Uncle Sam Presents

Saturday, February 5, 1944

NBC Radio City 

Studio 6-A

New York

(OWI)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host 

SSRH 452 Playlist

(21Jan44 V-Discs) G. I. Jive (T/Sgt. Ray McKinley and the Crew Chiefs, vocal) (V-Disc 183A), Embraceable You (V-Disc 183A), Moon Dreams (Sgt. Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal) (V-Disc 201A), Holiday for Strings, Part 1 (Unissued) (22Jan44 USP) Yankee Doodle (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Enlisted Men’s Mess (RCA Victor LPT-6702), Moon Dreams (Sgt. Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), Oh, What a Beautiful Morning (Sgt. Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal) (RCA Victor LPT-6702), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme), Bubble Bath (fade out) (22Jan44 ISTW) The Army Air Corps (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Enlisted Men’s Mess, Moon Dreams (Sgt. Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), Playlet: Flight Engineer; Medley: Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair, I Couldn’t Sleep a Wink Last Night (Sgt. Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), Begin the Beguine (borrowed from CPO Artie Shaw), Blue Rain; Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’ (Sgt. Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme) (29Jan44 ISTW, Part 2) Pearls on Velvet; Medley: Annie Laurie (Bluebird 09026 63852-2), My Ideal (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal) (Bluebird 09026 63852-2), Alexander’s Ragtime Band (borrowed from Irving Berlin) (RCA Victor LPT-6702), Blue is the Night Above Me (RCA Victor LPT-6702); Vict’ry Polka (Sgt. Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal) (RCA Victor LPT-6702), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme)  (5Feb44 USP) Yankee Doodle (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Tail End Charlie (Bluebird 6360-1/2-RB), Now I Know (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Holiday for Strings, I Sustain the Wings (closing theme), 7-0-5 (fade out) 
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