Star Spangled Radio Hour - 2.9.19

Saturday, February 9th

SSRH 453

February 9, 2018

GLENN MILLER ARMY AIR FORCES ORCHESTRA

TREASURY STAR PARADE

Parts recorded for two episodes

Friday, February 11, 1944

NBC Studio 6-A

Radio City

New York

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host

UNCLE SAM PRESENTS

Saturday, February 12, 1944

NBC Studio 6-A

Radio City

New York

(OWI)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host

I SUSTAIN THE WINgS

Saturday, February 12, 1944

6:00 – 6:30 pm EWT

Vanderbilt Theater

New York

(NBC)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host

UNCLE SAM PRESENTS

Saturday, February 19, 1944

NBC Studio 6-A

Radio City

New York

(OWI)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host

I SUSTAIN THE WINGS

Saturday, February 19, 1944

6:00 – 6:30 pm EWT

Vanderbilt Theater

New York

(NBC)

Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer

Capt. Glenn Miller, host

SSRH 453 Playlist

(TSP 11Feb44-A) I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Caribbean Clipper, Speak Low (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), G. I. Jive (T/Sgt. Ray McKinley and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), The Squadron Song (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, the Crew Chiefs and the Glee Club, vocal), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme) (TSP 11Feb44-B) I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Tail End Charlie, I Love You (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Holiday for Strings, I Sustain the Wings (closing theme) (USP 12Feb44) Yankee Doodle (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Jeep Jockey Jump (NBC ND5-MM-4126), Speak Low (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal) (NBC ND5-MM-4126) (AFRS BML P-300), Juke Box Saturday Night (The Crew Chiefs, vocal) (NBC ND5-MM-4126) (AFRS BML P-298), With My Head in the Clouds (The Crew Chiefs and the Glee Club, vocal) (NBC ND5-MM-4126) (AFRS BML P-301), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme), Oh! Lady be Good (fade out) (ISTW 12Feb44) The Army Air Corps (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Jeep Jockey Jump, Speak Low (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Playlet: AAF Maintenance (“Bouncing Bess”); Medley: Londonderry Air (Danny Boy), Absent Minded (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Cherokee (borrowed from Charlie Barnet), Beautiful Blue Danube; With My Head in the Clouds (The Crew Chiefs and the Glee Club, vocal), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme) (USP 19Feb44) (Opening theme missing), Sun Valley Jump (NBC ND5-MM-1148), Suddenly, It’s Spring (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal) (NBC ND5-MM-1148), Shoo Shoo Baby (The Crew Chiefs, vocal) (NBC ND5-MM-1148), There Are Yanks (T/Sgt. Ray McKinley and the Crew Chiefs, vocal (NBC ND5-MM-1148) (AFRS BML P-298), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme), Mission to Moscow (fade out) (ISTW 19Feb44) The Army Air Corps (fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (opening theme), Sun Valley Jump (RCA Victor LPM-6702), Suddenly, It’s Spring (RCA Victor LPM-6702) (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Air WAC Announcement (replacing the normal AAF Playlet); Medley: All Through the Night, I Love You (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Take It Easy (borrowed from Guy Lombardo) (The Crew Chiefs, vocal), Blue Hawaii; Juke Box Saturday Night (The Crew Chiefs, vocal) (RCA Victor LPM-6702), Pearls on Velvet (RCA Victor LPM-6702), There Are Yanks (T/Sgt. Ray McKinley and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), I Sustain the Wings (closing theme)
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