Star Spangled Radio Hour - 3.23.19

Saturday, March 23rd

SSRH 459

March 23, 2019

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HARRY!

 

HARRY JAMES AND HIS MUSIC MAKERS

 

PROGRAM INTRODUCTION

I FOUND A NEW BABY

CIRIBIRIBIN (theme song)

Young Man with A Band

Dan Seymour, announcer

August 14, 1939

(CBS)

 

MOON LOVE

vocal refrain by Frank Sinatra

Roseland Ballroom

New York

August 10, 1939

(CBS) (WABC)

 

LA-2044-A

Columbia 35587

FLASH

November 8, 1939

Los Angeles

 

CIRIBIRIBIN

(opening theme)

TUXEDO JUNCTION

Southland Restaurant

Boston

Fred B. Cole, announcer

March 19, 1940

(NBC-Blue) (WBZ)

 

TEMPO DE LUXE

Dancing Campus

New York World’s Fair

Flushing Meadow

New York

July 21, 1940

(NBC-Blue) (WJZ)

 

29423-2

Columbia 35932

MUSIC MAKERS

January 8, 1941

New York

 

FRENESI

Vocal refrain by Dick Haymes

SHARP AS A TACK

LA PALOMA

Blue Room

Hotel Lincoln

New York

May 12, 1941

(NBC-Red) (WEAF)

 

CO 30508-1

Columbia 36171

AURORA

Vocal refrain by Dick Haymes

May 20, 1941

New York

 

CO 30750-1

Columbia 36399

RECORD SESSION

June 30, 1941

 

CO 31954-1

Columbia 36478

I DON’T WANT TO WALK WITHOUT YOU

Vocal refrain by Helen Forrest

December 11, 1941

New York

 

CO 31955-1

Columbia 36478

B-19

December 11, 1941

New York

 

Co 32616-1

Columbia 36566

ONE DOZEN ROSES

Jimmy Saunders, vocal

March 19, 1942

New York

 

BY THE SLEEPY LAGOON
May 2, 1942

Coca Cola Spotlight Bands

Ken Niles, announcer

Hollywood

(Mutual-Don Lee) (KHJ)

 

HCO 830-1

Columbia 36650

THAT SOLDIER OF MINE

Vocal refrain by Helen Forrest

June 5, 1942

Hollywood

 

HCO 912

Columbia 36668

I’VE HEARD THAT SONG BEFORE

Vocal refrain by Helen Forrest

July 31, 1942

Hollywood

 

CRAZY RHYTHM

CIRIBIRIBIN

(closing theme)

August 28, 1942

Ed Fleming, announcer

Hotel Astor Roof

New York

(CBS) (WABC)

 

CIRIBIRIBIN

(opening theme)

MISTER FIVE BY FIVE

Vocal refrain by Helen Forrest

September 2, 1942

Ed Fleming, announcer

Hotel Astor Roof

New York

(CBS) (WABC)

 

CIRIBIRIBIN

(opening theme)

THE MOLE

Chesterfield Time

December 22, 1942

Hollywood

(CBS) (KNX)

 

TWO O’CLOCK JUMP

Recorded for Best Foot Forward

Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Culver City, California

December 27, 1942

 

SHADY LADY BIRD

Vocal refrain by Helen Forrest

Recorded for Best Foot Forward

Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Culver City, California

December 30, 1942

 

I CRIED FOR YOU

Vocal refrain by Helen Forrest

Recorded for Bathing Beauty

Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Culver City, California

July 14, 1943

 

TRUMPET BLUES AND CANTABILE

Recorded for Bathing Beauty

Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Culver City, California

July 14, 1943

 

HOW SWEET YOU ARE

Vocal refrain by Helen Forrest

Chesterfield Time

East Coast Feed

Bill Bivens, announcer

December 2, 1943

Hollywood

(CBS) (KNX)

 

MEXICO CITY

Vocal refrain by Buddy Moreno

CIRIBIRIBIN

(program close)

Chesterfield Time

West Coast Feed

Bill Bivens, announcer

December 2, 1943

Hollywood

(CBS) (KNX)

 

MOTEN SWING

Chesterfield Time

March 9, 1944

Hollywood

(CBS) KNX)

 

HCO 1126-1B

Columbia 36758

I’M BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT

Vocal refrain by Kitty Kallen

November 21, 1944

Hollywood

 

HCO 1235-1

Columbia 36827

11:60 P. M.

Vocal refrain by Kitty Kallen

January 22, 1945

Hollywood

 

HCO 1412-2

Columbia 36833

9:20 SPECIAL

May 30, 1945

Hollywood

 

CO 35081-1

Columbia 36838

IT’S BEEN A LONG, LONG TIME

Vocal refrain by Kitty Kallen

July 24, 1945

New York

 

CO 35107-1

Columbia 38867

WAITIN’ FOR THE TRAIN TO COME IN

Vocal refrain by Kitty Kallen

August 20, 1945

New York

 

CIRIBIRIBIN

(opening theme)

JUMP SAUCE

Meadowbrook Gardens

Culver City, California

December 1, 1945

(Mutual-Don Lee) (KHJ)

 

YOU CAN’T HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT TOO

(Love Department)
(to program close)

Casino Gardens

Ocean Park, California

Vince Williams, announcer

September 27, 1945

(ABC) (KECA)
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