Star Spangled Radio Hour - 9.5.19

Saturday, October 5th

SSRH 487

October 5, 2019

GLENN MILLER AT CARNEGIE HALL

AND RETURN TO THE MEADOWBROOK

Glenn Miller and his Orchestra

Friday, October 6, 1939

American Society of Composers, Authors and Producers

Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Celebration

“Festival of American Music”

Carnegie Hall, New York

Gene Buck, president of ASCAP, host

Recorded by NBC

Thursday, November 16, 1939

11:30 pm - Midnight

Meadowbrook Ballroom

Cedar Grove, New Jersey

Opening Night

(NBC-Blue) (WJZ)

Bill Abernathy, announcer

Friday, November 24, 1939

11:30 pm – Midnight

Meadowbrook Ballroom

Cedar Grove, New Jersey

(NBC-Blue) (WJZ)

Bill Abernathy, announcer

Program Note:

The four bands present for the October 6, 1939 event at Carnegie Hall were Paul Whiteman, Fred Waring, Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller. WOR (Mutual) broadcast the Paul Whiteman and possibly Fred Waring performances on October 6, 1939 between 8:30 and 9:00 p.m. The Miller band performed without music.

SSRH 487 Playlist

(6Oct39) Moonlight Serenade (opening theme), Runnin’ Wild! (An Ebony Fantasy), Sunrise Serenade, Little Brown Jug, Stairway to the States (Ray Eberle, vocal), One O’Clock Jump, Danny Boy (Londonderry Air), (Hep-Hep) The Jumpin’ Jive (Marion Hutton, vocal), F. D. R. Jones (Marion Hutton, vocal), Hold Tight, Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood, Mama) (Marion Hutton and the band, vocal), In the Mood, Bugle Call Rag, Moonlight Serenade (closing theme) (entire program, RCA Victor LPM-1506, etc. [edited]) (16Nov39) Moonlight Serenade (opening theme), I Want to be Happy (RCA Victor LPT-6701, etc.), Indian Summer (Ray Eberle, vocal), I Just Got a Letter (Marion Hutton, vocal), (Why Couldn’t It Last) Last Night (Ray Eberle, vocal), In the Mood, Blue Moonlight (Ray Eberle, vocal), Love with a Capital “You” (Marion Hutton, vocal), Runnin’ Wild (An Ebony Fantasy), Moonlight Serenade (closing theme) (24Nov39) Moonlight Serenade (opening theme), The Saint Louis Blues (RCA Victor LPT-6701, etc.), Blue Moonlight (Ray Eberle, vocal), Oh Johnny, Oh, Johnny, Oh! (Marion Hutton, vocal), My Isle of Golden Dreams (to station break), Moonlight Serenade (theme), Slip Horn Jive, Indian Summer (Ray Eberle, vocal) (RCA Victor LPT-6701, etc.), Love with a Capital “You” (Marion Hutton, vocal), Bugle Call Rag, Moonlight Serenade (closing theme)
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