Star Spangled Radio Hour- 5.16.20

Saturday, May 16th

GLENN MILLER IN EUROPE, PART 11

“ON THE CONTINENT”

 

Dedicated to Eric Monteith Hamilton

AEFP-BBC recordings from the GMA Eric Hamilton Collection

 

Army Air Forces Orchestra (Special)

Directed by T/Sgt. Jerry Gray and T/Sgt. Ray McKinley

 

BBC SAL-20115

The Swing Shift

T/Sgt. Ray McKinley and the American Dance Band

Recorded Thursday, April 5, 1945

10:35-11:10 pm

Olympia Theater

Paris, France

First Broadcast Wednesday, April 25, 1945, 9:15-9:45 pm

(AEFP)

T/Sgt. Ray McKinley, host

Cpl. Paul Dubov, announcer

 

BBC SAL-20116

The Swing Shift

T/Sgt. Ray McKinley and the American Dance Band

Recorded Thursday, April 5, 1945

11:10-11:45 pm

Olympia Theatre

Paris, France

Broadcast Saturday, April 28, 1945

5:00-5:30 pm

(AEFP)

T/Sgt. Ray McKinley, host

Cpl. Paul Dubov, announcer

 

BBC SLO-71256

The American Band of the AEF

Army Air Forces Orchestra (Special) directed by T/Sgt. Jerry Gray

Recorded Monday, April 9, 1945

2:45-3:20 pm

Olympia Theatre

Paris, France

First Broadcast Friday, April 27, 1945

8:30-9:00 pm

(AEFP)

WOJG Paul Dudley, host

 

SSRH 519 Playlist

 

(5Apr45-1) Song and Dance (opening theme) (T/Sgt. Ray McKinley, vocal), I Hear You Screamin’, Sleepy Town Train, You, Fascinating You (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), ‘S Wonderful (trio), Nine Twenty Special, (I Got a Woman Crazy for Me) She’s Funny That Way (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Waitin’ for the Evening Mail (Sittin’ on the Inside, Lookin’ at the Outside) (T/Sgt. Ray McKinley, vocal), The Eyes and Ears of the World, Song and Dance (closing theme) (T/Sgt. Ray McKinley, Sgt. Johnny Desmond and Cpl. Paul Dubov, vocal) (5Apr45-2) Song and Dance (opening theme) (T/Sgt. Ray McKinley, vocal), Somebody’s Wrong, Whatcha Know Joe (T/Sgt. Ray McKinley and the Band, vocal), I Dream of You (More than You Dream I Do) (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Plain and Fancy Blues (Train No. 88) (trio), Shoo-Shoo Baby (The Crew Chiefs, vocal), Time Alone Will Tell (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), My Guy’s Come Back, Everybody Loves My Baby (But My Baby Don’t Love Nobody But Me), Song and Dance (closing theme) (T/Sgt. Ray McKinley and Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal) (9Apr45) Moonlight Serenade (opening theme), In the Mood, More and More (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Get Happy; Medley: Old Black Joe, Someone to Love (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), I’ve Got Sixpence (As We Go Rolling Home) (Cpl. Artie Malvin and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), Rhapsody in Blue; A String of Pearls, The Trolley Song (English and French lyrics) (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, T/Sgt. Ray McKinley, the Crew Chiefs and the Band, vocals), Moonlight Serenade (closing theme)
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