Star Spangled Radio Hour - 7.21.18

Saturday, July 21st

SSRH 424

July 21, 2018

“From The Home Of Happy Feet”

ERSKINE HAWKINS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Tuesday, March 5, 1940

Probably Midnight – 12:30 a.m.

Savoy Ballroom

596 Lenox Avenue

New York

(NBC-Blue)

Kelvin Keech, announcer

COLEMAN HAWKINS AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Sunday August 4, 1940

Probably Midnight – 12:30 a.m.

Savoy Ballroom

596 Lenox Avenue

New York

(NBC-Blue)

Kelvin Keech, announcer

SSRH 424 Playlist

(5Mar40) Tuxedo Junction (opening theme), I’ll Be Faithful, Whispering Grass (Jimmy Mitchell, vocal), Gin Mill Special, Junction Blues, Gabriel Meets the Duke, Leanin’ On The Old Top Rail (Jimmy Mitchell, vocal), The Midnight Stroll, Tuxedo Junction (closing theme), NBC ID; (4Aug40) Body and Soul (opening theme) Chicago, I Can’t Love You Any More Than I Do, Sweet Adeline, The Breeze and I (Nelson Bryan, vocal), It’s A Wonderful World, The Sheik of Araby, The Man I Love (to close) NBC ID
01:11:46

Transcript - Not for consumer use. Robot overlords only. Will not be accurate.

Do. All you. Okay. Oh well. Yes please I'll take it's. A quarter of death serum the stars manual three BR online image crews in 1430 down from the great Coleman Hawkins as we through the doors open here in. Just a little T is there some of the sounds to follow hero and a special edition of the programmer Crandall right here with you is sweet. Journey through the dark days of summer now in. The F that he did it sell highest over a whole lot of the country this weekend so is your. May be bed taking in an evening cocktail and enjoy total break from the sweltering even the date. There were glad to have you here with her mere conditioner up a little extra hot and welcoming to the program star spangled radio are mine who rim every week your chance to relive the best of the big band era and of course. As you say every week doesn't happen without our friend. A Dennis Greg senior advisor to the Glenn Miller archive up at CU and author of declassified in knee deep in debt. Rating is does next to venture which will. You don't hear about down the road good tennis with this here again tonight booty evening. I was wondering which one of them. Some people we're gonna hear from the right you're gonna start work. Kind of tough you know we have to bear an unfair which when you yeah. Well that's why you picked Coleman involved in full Monty that's great and so. At this stage for me or screen. Balkans is okay in front of smoke or poor or condone Balkans or talk you shouldn't. I think we just I think Hawkins is probably good enough. Palin balk and there are no programs no will be starring Jimmy but they certainly true I think mark's name once a trumpet. Player one faction promised both of great renowned us. But yes sort of mental Erskine and Coleman and that I think it's great opportunity there. Visit and so on board ballroom of the Harlem were both fans will be appearing. If you go to NBC blues network programs from late night after midnight in. March of 1940 in the case of first can come August 1940 in the case of Coleman. And the very thing they give this a good idea no problem welcome back. Both parents aren't great course you ridiculously good idea of how they flounder if you look. Either at different boy or if you were listening in. And so boy I get a kick out of these big downturn both guard Kara fiscal and teach. Mckelvin and I think I was the oldest. Announcer on NBC. Current the current we will close to a party he was the senior. Person you probably couldn't feel on the air in 1926. And it's interesting with this I can't account of the distinctive. I pitch for its. And it's interesting to listen to him try. And desks and I think succeed awake and I found little room. You still weak link they're. There is an Oscars and you you you be the best judgment that I did see he started because the good Java page you can see. Struck an employee who knew the boy it got heated actually well I got power try to ID or call a I think the globe that we have little we have little announcer drama and one of the well I guess it might be well you know I'm. And though he we probably talked about Erskine before or by the way this broadcast whatever screen you know arm. We have on star spangled Brady are about five years ago. Well nor the one of those where we have our current constraints. And we didn't have all of the broadcast room had. After that so this is opening night through those those same ward reported arrest that I go Kubiak power ouch fifteen minutes. Well here it is good here in the rescue that we burn a hole in the audience as well awhile. Coleman is going to continue because record before our power you have it's the best part of our armed and extremely commendable showed. But the armed they are it is. I guess who only talk about her skin we can't get away with a pure junk Camara what we do the right I wonder she's not if not. Maybe. Bold move but really the most and most famous. Musician. From the Big Ten here or cash. From Alabama. He is totally connected with Birmingham. Because you come true. But he really want to tell. Herbert or or Birmingham as my mother called it's. And but anyway here. I think he had a much more successful brand. And look more popular at that time than we sometimes you remember among the African American being completed a basic you know what can make it on the Big Three. All consumers look for in this band sound great and at the Derrick and his son names sake Coleman. I'm St. Joe Missouri and other points in the middle of the country. It'll will also no slouch they end and I think I'm very. Popular at the time and I think both for very well respected. Particularly Coleman as certain soloists. I mean it used to read the review after review the comment to comment by the experts. And he Lucy looks quite well respected. Yeah who yeah absolutely lives. So I think there will let them both be controlled and has a few comments after the two broadcast from. We should step aside and let the aforementioned mr. keach didn't pay over. Well he had kept giving it away but at torn people would. Oh yeah I don't know I don't know how are ready here we go it is star spangled radio hour on my name is it's a special weekend with the hearkens. Her skin it and Coleman mic and sit back and enjoy this a little bit different in them you know the reason you listen to the program right here. Check it out. Presenting the twentieth century Gabrielle. Am not an option. Okay. Okay. Yeah. Well fans have developed a Elijah well ladies and gentlemen taxing event done. That it had done that brings us another program. Dumb men. Dominant. Meant that tenth twentieth century gave batters hit on him and live cattle up what is it. Because the ball lives around. Candidate well a lot of plays in the swing belly and playing LA I. Am about an hour and I'll. Back a little plays it down here is that the hold my happy to be compliant ballroom playoff on Lenox avenue. The early autumn audience in New York. And it is race number as the I'll be great. And and it didn't lose it. And the. Yeah. Yeah. Okay. A. The. I. Bias here at the bottom line that you did you lucky you. And his plan to really go crazy it's about time and then. And I finds they're coming up to sing it I mean it's one of our sex slaves in the nightly news. Whispering grass. Why do you lose. Locked down look. And I. Yeah. No could have control. No I. He. Locked them all. And Luke is bad. Yeah. Well than bad. Own. I'm doing okay. Then and long. Welcome them government. You call them he's lost in the role. And it's no news. I. Knew it. I have them all of you Roland. Me. Bam bam and on. You know. You and I. Don't have room okay. Okay. An old. Now the buzz and be. It you know. All of an average of the year and yet you call them. Out and all this. No you. And I. I know them all old you know. And. Vote them and gonna happen. Who. I'm home lap that he is calling alienated and gentlemen. Dixon flooded mine music. By and that twentieth century gamers you know Hawkins and result. Indeed it now is linemen so that you won't confuse that title which is really tin mill special. It's sometimes called the cotton gin mills national. I. It's not. I don't know. Okay. Yeah. It. And I. At the and yeah. Yeah. The. And then out to get through okay you against the Yankees out of here in the Savoy ballroom do most of them. Linda toppings you right in Nivins times that we've seen it. Think we might see some a lot of the next to him which is the junction. Blues. Hey. And I. It's. This. This. Okay. The. Okay. Okay. Yeah. We. The. I. Yeah. A. It's. And okay. Yeah. Yeah. I think I'll buy it and I think. I'm glad that that bit of all right Johnson news. Something tells me is next for the and so than me. One of or condone incompetent. Gabriel meats that you. Yeah. Yeah. Man Indian elephant in the music night. Asking all in the twentieth century capabilities on the plane veered dancing editing you're listening editing and goers. In the home my happy feet is the volume ballroom lay up on Lenox avenue in the swing related to Harlem New York City. Glad he has on the ideal. Morning. Number by the old sailor nick Kennedy as it is latest. Mean and on the old to upgrade. Name them all the old. In the okay. Love him around the night. Almonte. These things many spraying all that song about. I'm. Away. The fact I'm much. Then all of the and then. Now from little news. I'm. I mean ethanol available. And okay. You. He's bang Wendy's preying on holiday is wrong about things. We. I had. That's right. Bob Bob snagged these at all of the today. Mom among news. In. And I'm. You name them you know deal. And or. Lead and on the Braylon is sung. Jimmy meant. You know vocalist. Here's some doggone good news for those who Mars brown. And he's coming out of the hospital tomorrow and you'll be back with this just a couple of days and good news that. I have the last number on the program I'm afraid. It's the midnight stroll cars and all that plays that he gave me Atlanta's office. And it's. And. Well. And. It. Okay. I am with the now famous nobody thought it would not. And we bring. Lives in this program about it is my beautiful. Twentieth century gave me kill her home. And his. They've been playing well you have a whole lot of good. Oh I have these that's all I have ballroom. Why in the Clinton. Atlantic avenue merely about it audience. Oh. This is the national broadcasting company. Yeah. Well homer happy feet is going right. Once again on the media. Love love body and soul of the fact mom. We'll talk about it on. Yeah with the volleyball. Then from the air they got a audience on Lenox avenue. I think they'll enjoy it okay. I'll I'm new York and well it just sabbatical and there's not very. And I think of the good advancement I remember rightly and it moment by the way haven't destroyed on the night of the Chicago. It. Yeah. Yemen. And what Barack meant but not the case that. Many events planned able to play them but if that didn't panic go home and on and immediately met Dennis back home. Well let's slow down this time yesterday. As Bowman the boys play I can't Levy any more that it. And move up. We. Body and total effect political office. Anybody that they have nothing of this bill. That it got to take you know quartet member was permitted to all of us. It's gonna play at Coleman home. We dad. It. Yeah. I. Okay. Okay. I. The and. I. Modern personal. We and all that reminds becoming used from where I live from the hole by happy feet. As that Savoy ballroom way up in the bottom was wearing them. Coleman Hawkins the body in total effect on and talk to playing partisan because now. And haven't nights we know. Breathe in and out. You. I. Okay. I. Yeah. But. This. Patent. And. Okay. And. And. Over. We. I. Really and and yeah. He didn't come to love them. Vamp and from. And wow me. Men. All the way. You and. For what. And and yeah. I. I. What. Still. Throughout the outside it's not administer on a little bit that I'm saying nothing of an answer that won't of course that that station is Melanie is a right to be there. The finger at Bentley was Nelson for a reason. Now we're here but here it's a wonderful work. And. Okay. Okay. Okay. I don't. Okay. Okay. Oh. Home man what an exhibition event I think we did play. They didn't gentlemen if you wanna come to a place where you can't quite figure out whether the sole rules of beat or the feet ruler soul. Well then come to the Savard ballroom that you homer happy beat up and hop lessons of a body and soul of the fact home watch him do. Coleman Hawkins and talked to me they're lately you know the she could Barrett. Okay. Oh it's. And now the reason Miami so called Coleman Hawkins. The body and soul of the fact but nobody plays. A man island. He. Okay. Yeah. This. And you know radio. Haven't come all over the news of grand. And I'm right let's let's bring this program wouldn't lose and ladies and gentlemen program. And they bring about a body instead of the saxophone ethanol content of talk. Reach you direct from the Savoy ballroom and having a lot of bodies at Lenox avenue and Hollywood New York's and. And are. This is the national broadcasting governor. Well my friends there you go there are really cool evening right I mean it's it's so fun to get into the depth in the variety in the you know the width of the music of of this time in American history and and certainly two very important to have people and attempted don't often get included and I'm glad we did it. Here tonight on the star spangled Brady. And I'm saying in the baseball world although you don't sit marchers. Coerced because from the altitude not yes it's pitcher's nightmare we've got a people tend. We grew older we have all the complete picture and it is because the Gothenburg seriously their there's certainly no lack of analyst in the big band here and true many don't understand that we. Independent creature on the program young. So blood next weeks. While taking away which I'm going to continue along this. Track. So that's the group. Looking ahead we've got a couple of which I won't give away yet a couple of nice growth stage just so great in all this. Which we will be doing you know I have more compact when we come up to them. But in the meantime no actually we're going to do you want to more. Of the bands that we don't often have on the program but one. Salute in the spotlight and that would be elephant still banned which would perform the required banned. Around the same time period 1940 and Benny Carter and Carter still two more and more bands are that I think will. BA pleasant. And exciting surprise to those who haven't heard before. Absolutely there will be there will be of much delighted thing Q. Thank you for that we get it wouldn't local. We are well chosen well you know we from time to time wrapped the program up with. Songs that were number one now on interstate ten. We go back in 1940 on this day actually. The song you've been written in 1939 interestingly enough in 1958. This was. Selected as one of the best pop songs of all time. In 2003 it was inducted into the Canadian. Broadcasters. Hall of fame Canadian music hall of fame. I'm talking about I'll never smile again by really slow and there's a lot of fur of yet it you know we knew we. Like a lot of things the song's been romanticized. In May be misrepresented. A little bit over the years there. Was a story that was popular for a time meant. She wrote it about her husband who was. Killed. For Canadian fighter pilot killed in action nets not the case here really died. After an operation went wrong and and does she was you are very very much affected by that in wrote this song over about missing him. It's another thing that that Franken Tommy were the first to performance not true Percy face orchestra actually performed it on CBC radio back in 1939. A program that a person in on the here in Canada called music of faith I think with the name of the program and it was it was there that it had its debut but it of course became Sinatra's first number one record. Now with TV it was so popular. That it followed frank for the rest of his life it became very much a part of his show's lead in his life he included a grown who shows so. This was a song that accompanied frank your company agree flow and it that accompanied a lot of free the World War II generation during a time of despair. Who would be true and speaking note Craig. I think this is a very timely. Number one. Because it is actually cool lost Nancy Sinatra and your house and when it came to our. Condolences to go to Nancy. In pain and Sinatra park grand. And technical things Sinatra and PD. And we have one more thing about Haiti coming up period couple weeks. So anyway this corner and you know on that don't want to say check give them a better solution and you know I think their mother was one of the Chinese stars of that era they say that chi. We're very popular with members of both. Aging span. Banquet for a starting out and of course calmly stand because she would any apparently a very good. But I don't know that I think she would think people look at the thank god lover who that you require all account she will likely shall. Excellent throughout. It reached number one man mid July 27 1940. It's stayed at the top spot for twelve weeks until August 12 or October 12 of 1940. Inducted into the Grammy hall of fame in 1982. Frank can the pied pipers. Tommy Dorsey showing literal. We will RA and I will see you give back here next week. Margaret Barrett are a team here we go for the rest of view it is I'll never smile again. Okay. I wouldn't. And yeah. Moon. Ma. Am I grew. Okay. Yeah. Okay. Or. Do you. OK. Ma'am. He says. And moon. This. And the smile. Okay. It's. Okay now. Okay. God. Lets you. I mean. Then move.
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