Star Spangled Radio Hour- 5.23.20

Saturday, May 23rd

MEMORIAL DAY SALUTE WITH SERVICE BANDS

 

UNCLE SAM PRESENTS

Santa Ana Army Air Base Band

Directed by M/Sgt. Alexander Hyde

Recorded July 1, 1945

NBC Hollywood

Art Thorsen, announcer

(OWI) (VOA)

 

UNCLE SAM PRESENTS

OWI 114487

St. Mary’s Navy Pre-Flight Rhythm Bombardiers

Directed by M1C Marshal Royal

Recorded July 7, 1945

NBC San Francisco

Jack Reed, announcer

(OWI) (VOA)

 

DOWNBEAT 163

AFRS H-7-163

M1C Sam Donahue Navy Band of the Allied Liberation Forces

Studio interview with AFRS transcriptions

Mastered September 1945

Hollywood

(AFRS)

 

YANK BANDSTAND 40

AFRS H-47-40

Recorded February 1945

(Featuring Overseas Service Bands)

M1C Sam Donahue Navy Band of the Allied Liberation Forces, London, UK

Cpl. Nick Schia and Army Ground and Service Forces Band, Noumea, New Caledonia

Naval Air Base Band, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

Sgt. Tom Frank and the 380 BG Eighth Air Force Band, “The Gremlins,” London UK

 

MUSIC WITH WINGS

OWI 72380 - 7239D

The 38th AAF Base Unit (First AAF Radio Unit)

Directed by M/Sgt. Harry Bluestone

Recorded June 5, 1945

NBC Hollywood

Sgt. Hal Gibney, announcer

(OWI) (VOA)

 

SSRH 520 Playlist

 

(USP 1Jul45) Yankee Doodle (fanfare), Program Open, In a Persian Market, Fantasy in D Minor, For Me and My Gal, Hubba Hubba (The Band, vocal), Program Close (USP 12Jul45) Yankee Doodle (fanfare), Anchors Aweigh (opening theme), You Should Be Set to Music (Wilbert Baranco, vocal), Sentimental Journey (The Rangefinders, vocal), Sweet Lorraine, Always, Program Close (H-7-163) Minor De Luxe (opening theme), Just You, Just Me, Dinah, I Can’t Give You Anything But Love (Rocky Colluccio, vocal), Homeward Bound, Minor De Luxe (closing theme) (H-47-40) Program Open, On The Sunny Side of the Street, It’s A Cryin’ Shame (Nick Schia, vocal), Blue Skies, Ode to an OD, Program Close (MWW 5Jun45) The Army Air Corps (opening theme), Relax (The Chorus, vocal), The Love I Long For (Sgt. Bob Houston, vocal), The Breeze and I, She’s Funny That Way (The Aircrew, vocal), I’ll Walk Alone, The Bee, Two Cigarettes (Sgt. Frank Gallagher, vocal), Tea for Two, Deep River Medley, The Army Air Corps (closing theme)
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