Star Spangled Radio Hour- 7.18.20

Saturday, July 18th

SSRH 528

July 18, 2020




Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street

Sunday, July 14, 1940

4:30 – 5:00 pm

NBC Rockefeller Center

New York, NY

Jack Costello, announcer

Gene Hamilton, host

With Ferdinand “Jelly Roll” Morton, Dinah Shore,

Henry Levine Dixieland Orch., Paul Lavalle Woodwind Orch.


John Kirby and his Orchestra


America Dances

Recorded Thursday, May 9, 1940

CBS Studios

New York, NY

Broadcast (UK) Saturday, March 15, 1941

BBC T14595 (14598-601)

(CBS and BBC)

John Read King, announcer


Woody Herman and his Orchestra


Sunday, July 29, 1945

12:30 – 1:00 a.m.

CBS YR 45829

Café Rouge

Hotel Pennsylvania

New York


Stuart Young, announcer


SSRH 528 Playlist


(14Jul40) Program Open, Eccentric (Levine Orch.), Rockin’ Chair (Dinah Shore, vocal) (Lavalle Orch.), Wang Wang Blues (Levine Orch.), Blue Room (Levine Orch.), Whinin’ Boy (Jelly Roll Morton, piano) (Levine Orch.), King Porter Stomp (Jelly Roll Morton, piano), Star Dust (Lavalle Orch.), Basin Street Blues (Levine Orch.), Program Close (9May40) Pastel Blue (opening theme), You, You Darling, You Go Your Way, Chopin’s Waltz, Opus 64, No. 3, On a Little Street in Singapore, Blue Skies, Indian Summer, Nocturne, Rehearsin’ for a Nervous Breakdown, Milumbu, Program Close (29Jul45) Don’t Worry About The Mule (Woody Herman, vocal), I Don’t Care Who Knows It (Frances Wayne, vocal), Good, Good, Good (Woody Herman, vocal), Goosey Gander, There’s No You (Frances Wayne, vocal), I Never Thought I’d Sing The Blues (Woody Herman, vocal), Northwest Passage (to close)