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Hollywood Rodeo

1 Episodes
1 Volume
By Hollywood standards, a cowboy had to be as good with his guitar as he was with his rope and saddle. Tex Ritter fit the bill on Hollywood Rodeo.

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Cowboy Church of the Air

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Stuart Hamblen was the son of a Methodist Preacher and began his career as a gospel singer.In 1926, he began his career as a radio performer and was a member of the orginal Beverly Hillbillies.After seeing Billy Graham in 1949, Stuart Hamblen devoted his life to Christ and changed the tone of his career.He began his radio show "The Cowboy Church in the Air" and it was syndicated across the country.

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Voice of Firestone

2 Episodes
1 Volume
A pioneer in early old time radio shows, The Voice of Firestone was the first commercially sponsored music radio program.The show was a high-culture offering featured classical, operatic, and semi-classical music.In it's zenith, The Voice of Firestone featured a forty-six piece orchestra.

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Eyes on the Ball

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Keep your "Eyes on the Ball" and your ears on Monica Lewis, Bill Stern and the Alfredo Antonini Ensemble as they bring you music and sports stories sponsored by the Better Vision Institute.

2 1
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Plantation House Party

2 Episodes
1 Volume
With down home "corn pone" humor and Whitey Ford, The Duke of Paducah, hosting, enjoy the music and comedy of the Plantation Party.

2 1
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Happy Island (Ed Wynn)

2 Episodes
1 Volume
Visit Happy Island and meet King Bubbles starring Ed Wynn.

2 1
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Hillbilly Revue

2 Episodes
1 Volume
hosted by Cactus Pete (Ferlin Husky) with interviews of popular old time radio country music stars.

2 1
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Stars of Jazz

2 Episodes
1 Volume
AFRS music program gives listeners an education and appreciation in the American art form of Jazz music

2 1
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Eddy Arnold

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Eddy Arnold, "The Tennessee Plowboy, was a cowboy singer with a powerful set of lungs. Slip on your boots and start your toes tappin' because Eddy's in town and he's belting them out with gusto!

3 1
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Swingtime

3 Episodes
1 Volume
is a musical program that showcases the talent of many of the top tunesters of its era. Featuring the AFRS Swing Band, Swing Time also guest-stars such greats as Duke Ellington, Mel Torme, Jack Teagarden, Art Tatum and Bob Crosby.

3 1
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Quaker Party

3 Episodes
1 Volume
stars Tommy Riggs and "a cute little bundle of mischief" seven-year-old girl Betty Lou, his imaginary friend. Update: additional broadcast

3 1
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Captain Stubby and the Buckaneers

3 Episodes
1 Volume
with Tiny, Sonny, Tony, and Jerry play music that's "sweet", "fast", and "quiet and restful", but all of the tunes have a feel good feelin' in this rare old time radio show.Announcer Jack Stillwell Cap't Stubby & Buccaneers sound similar to a barbershop quartet with first-rate harmonies and style.

3 1
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Ziegfeld Follies of the Air

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Experience the music and laughs of the famous Ziegfeld Follies through The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air featuring entertainers like Fanny Brice, Helen Morgan, and Will Rogers.

3 1
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Jack Smith Show

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Hear one of the most famous radio crooners of the 1940s smile his way through every song in this popular musical variety program, The Jack Smith Show.

3 1
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Bailes Brothers

3 Episodes
1 Volume
and the West Virginia Homefolks, featured country western music Monday Mornings on KWKH.

3 1
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Band of the AAF Training Command

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Presented by Uncle Sam and directed by Captain Glenn Miller.

3 1
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Wake-Up Ranch (Wakeup Ranch)

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Host Cliffie Stone helped Los Angeles wake up with their morning coffee and a healthy helping of Country Music.

3 1
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Waltz Time

3 Episodes
1 Volume
"Ladies and Gentlemen, it's time to dance on the air!" This orchestra and classical music standards radio show was produced by radio's power couple, Frank and Ann Hummert.

3 1
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America Salutes The Presidents Birthday

3 Episodes
1 Volume
in support of the March of Dimes, an all star cast with James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Bing Crosby, and more celebrate Franklin Delano Roosevelt's birthday

3 1
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Music in Miniature

3 Episodes
1 Volume
A half hour of continuous music from the London Studios, Daphne Oram and Basil Douglas put the program together with no announcements.

3 1
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PET Milk Show

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Vic Damone's hero, Frank Sinatra, said that Vic had “the best pipes in the business” promoting evaporated milk “tin cows” of the Helvetia and Pet Milk Company.

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Prudential Family Hour

3 Episodes
1 Volume
Hosted by Frank Gallop, the show featured Al Goodman and His Orchestra whose sound was decidedly more symphonic than most big-band outfits on the radio.

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Lets Go To the Opera

4 Episodes
1 Volume
brought opera music sung in English into the homes of everyday people over the Mutual Network in 1946.

4 1
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Sage Brush Round-Up

4 Episodes
1 Volume
toe-tapping old time western music radio show.The upbeat western tunes are intermixed with commercials and light-hearted banter.

4 1
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Christmas on the Blue Network

4 Episodes
1 Volume
This very special Christmas old time radio show includes skits, music, and the voices of real WWII servicemen from the battle front

4 1
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Renfro Valley Gathering

4 Episodes
1 Volume
features down-home traditional country music, gospel, bluegrass, rural string music, and a good dose of laughs.

4 1
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B.A. Rolfe and His Orchestra

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy the sounds of B. A. Rolfe and his Orchestra as he brings you popular tunes and talented singers from the 1930s.

4 1
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Music for Millions

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy the classic sounds of some of the biggest names in music from the 1940s and then listen to them do their part for the war effort by promoting Victory Bonds to help finance the war.

4 1
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Oldsmobile Show

4 Episodes
1 Volume
this rare 1930's music series features singer Ruth Etting, Johnny Green and his Orchestra, and announcer Ted Husing.

4 1
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Cresta Blanca Carnival

4 Episodes
1 Volume
(also known as The Carnival of Musical Contrasts) featured a mix of several different types of musical genres of the period including classical music, pop, and jazz.

4 1
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Esquire Jazz Concert

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Swing to some great jazz with Louis Armstrong, Woody Herman and many more stars from the world of jazz on the first Esquire All-American Jazz Concert.

4 1
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To Your Good Health

4 Episodes
1 Volume
featuring the The Squibb Orchestra and Squibb Chorus, To Your Good Health was considered to be one of the finest music programs on the radio at the time

4 1
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Eddy Duchin Show

4 Episodes
1 Volume
One of America's best loved musicians joined the Navy at the height of the U-Boat campaign

4 1
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Lets Go With Music

4 Episodes
1 Volume
AFRS music collection with guest stars include Rosemary Clooney, Patti Page, Helen O'Connell, Joni James, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Jill Corey and more

4 1
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Masters of Melody

4 Episodes
1 Volume
these programs are almost a forgotten footnote of West Coast Radio Orchestras, but the music is delightful and fun listen.

4 1
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Salute to Song

4 Episodes
1 Volume
syndicated radio program with 15 minutes of words and "Familiar music, from the treasure trove of time."

4 1
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Five Friendly Footnotes

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Featuring Friendly Freddie Rich and his Orchestra friends like Dorsey Brothers, Benny Goodman, Bunny Berigan and vocalist Elmer Feldcamp.

4 1
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London Studio Concerts

4 Episodes
1 Volume
A series of broadcasts from 1946, the London Studio Concerts, showcased the New London String Ensemble under the direction of Morris Miles.

4 1
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Merry Go Round Melodies

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Featured jazz bands from each of the British Services in turn, and here we present shows featuring the Royal Navy's contribution, the Blue Mariners.

4 1
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Pipes of Scotland

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Elements which make the music of the bagpipes unique include the drones; pipes which are not fingered but whose reeds are tuned to harmonize with the melody pipe or chanter.

4 1
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Ray Anthony Show

4 Episodes
1 Volume
A trumpet player who hailed from The Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Ray Anthony Show was syndicated by the recruiting division of the Marine Corp Reserve.

4 1
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Club 930

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The show featured music from Vaughn Monroe, Dinah Shore, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Duvall, Benny Strong, and others.

4 1
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Heartbeat of Broadway

4 Episodes
1 Volume
The program nearly captures the excitement and anticipation of an opening night along with a Heart Fund appeal pitch.

4 1
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Hartz Canaries

4 Episodes
1 Volume
Features future 60 Minutes alumnus Mike Wallace as an announcer who used music to teach radio listener's canary how to sing.

4 1
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Hildegardes Radio Room

5 Episodes
1 Volume
The blonde siren songbird is best known for her signature tune, "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup." Hildegarde's Radio Room included co-conspirators as Phil Regan, Burgess Meredith, Clifton Webb, Patsy Kelly, and Xavier Cugat.

5 1
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Meredith Willson Musical Revue

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Famous and Creative "Chiffon Swing" Composer!

5 1
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Pickens Sisters

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Just three little girls, Helen, Jane, and Patti from Macon, Georgia, who grew up singing together and they became the toast of Manhattan.

5 1
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Sunny Valley

5 Episodes
1 Volume
is a western music show broadcast from down-home Los Angeles featuring hillbilly and gospel music.

5 1
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Crazy Water Crystal Program

5 Episodes
1 Volume
is a 15 minute commercial for Patent Medicine type of elixir, made in the home from the snowy residue from the Crazy Well in Mineral Wells Texas. But in exchange for listening to their commercial, we are treated to a variety of early Country Western and Bluegrass Music.

5 1
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Tito Guizar

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Tall and dashing, as well as enormously successful, Tito Guizar is often likened to his contemporary, North American Singing Cowboy, Roy Rogers.

5 1
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Town and Country Time (Army Corp)

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy popular country and folk music in this old time radio show from the 1950s starring Jimmy Dean and the Texas Wildcats, sponsored by the US Army Corp.

5 1
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Atlantic Spotlight

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Rare chats between American journalists and their British colleagues in London.

5 1
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Ambassadors of Melodyland

5 Episodes
1 Volume
prepare for the arrival of the monarchy from this land of tunes and tone with this melodic old time radio show.

5 1
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Margaret Truman

5 Episodes
1 Volume
the daughter of President Harry Truman, Margaret Truman was a singer and performer in the 1940-1950's and later an author best known for her crime fiction in the 1980s.

5 1
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Ann Miller

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Tap dancer, actress, and funny gal appeared on Mail Call, G.I. Journal, Forecast, and Command Performance.

5 1
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Corns A Poppin with Spike Jones and His City Slickers

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Featuring Spike's brand of musical mayhem, he would "tour" the musical history of great American cities

5 1
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Helen Morgan

5 Episodes
1 Volume
Known as the "Glorifier of the American Girl", Helen Morgan sang from the perch of a piano into the hearts of listeners worldwide.

5 1
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Hootnavy

5 Episodes
1 Volume
A Hoot'Navy is a Hootenanny that has "gone to sea" to recruit Navy sailors which featured the music of Cliffie Stone, Rex Allen, Miriam Hall and The Sons of the Pioneers.

5 1
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Breakfast with Binnie and Mike

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Eat breakfast with the stars in this half hour daily morning show that invites you to share a chat in the Beverly Hills home of glamorous movie star Binnie Barnes and her husband, the movie producer and sports announcer, Mike Frankovitch.

6 1
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Major Bowes

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Thousands from All Over the Country Flocked to Join this Gong-style Talent Show. Update: sound upgrades

6 1
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Philip Morris Playhouse

6 Episodes
1 Volume
The world's largest tobacco company presents The Philip Morris Playhouse with a delightful selection of dramas and fine music.

6 1
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Columbia Presents

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Bill Paley's willingness to pay whatever it took to bring his listeners the best gave CBS the reputation as "The Tiffany Network". This tradition carries on with Columbia Presents.

6 1
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Dinner Bell Roundup Time

6 Episodes
1 Volume
billed as a "live country music show," this old time radio series highlighting easy cowboy listening with songs.

6 1
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Western Party (Cowboy Hit Parade)

6 Episodes
1 Volume
also called Cowboy Hit Parade aired every Friday Nights from 8:30 PM-Midnight featuring top western songs. An early country-western disk jockey show highlighting top notch western music, listen for some fantastic guest performers

6 1
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Keep Em Rollin

6 Episodes
1 Volume
patriotic music urges Americans to join the WWII war effort whether it be through military service, buying war bonds, or volunteering for Civil Defense.

6 1
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Les Brown Show

6 Episodes
1 Volume
listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as being the leader of the longest lasting musical organization in the history of pop music. This rare collection of shows was were recorded in Hollywood for the US Navy Recruiting Service from the 1950s.

6 1
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Kelvinator Country Club of the Air

6 Episodes
1 Volume
a Refrigerator Commercial with a treat for music fans.

6 1
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Amos and Andy Music Hall

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Using the premise that the Kingfish had set up a radio station in the Lodge Hall of the Mystic Knights of the Sea, Amos & Andy playing records between comic sketches and were often joined by a guest celebrity.

6 1
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American Album Of Familiar Music

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Produced by Frank and Anne Hummert, "The American Album of Familiar Music" featured Tenor Frank Munn.

6 1
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Fun With Revuers

6 Episodes
1 Volume
The show is fast moving and highly entertaining, moving from ensemble numbers to monologues to duets to sketches to solos and back to the ensemble.

6 1
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Smokey the Bear and the Sons of the Pioneers

6 Episodes
1 Volume
produced by the Ad Council in 1959, feature the "voice" of Smokey inviting us to "a Little Visit with a Big Star" with musical accompaniment by the Sons of the Pioneers with Len Slye (Roy Rogers).

6 1
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Faultless Starch Time

6 Episodes
1 Volume
The quarter-hour program featured traditional and Country songs by Bob Atcher and the Hometowners with comic patter between Atcher and Mary Jane Johnson (who also sang).

6 1
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Palmolive Beauty Box Theater

6 Episodes
1 Volume
"A Soap Operetta" old time radio show, with classically trained opera singers but a lighter tone than classical opera.

6 1
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Jack Berch

6 Episodes
1 Volume
A daytime alternative to soap operas, The Jack Berch Show offered light hearted variety and music for housewives.

6 1
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Lands Best Bands

6 Episodes
1 Volume
Whether you were in the radar shack with your eyes glued to a 'scope or you were stuck in the galley peeling spuds for the entire cruise, there were more than enough romance and adventure to go around, the Recruiter just had to get the young men through the door.

6 1
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Barrel of Fun

7 Episodes
1 Volume
This music and comedy show stars Charlie Ruggles, the versatile comedian who quips such smart smacks.

7 1
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Lightcrust Doughboys

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Who would have thought that the roots of Country Music would lead to a flour mill? The Light Crust Doughboys were there at the beginning of Country Swing and set many a housewives toes to tapping!

7 1
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Showtime

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Featuring Music from Broadway and Sketches from Hollywood Movies!

7 1
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NBC Bandstand

7 Episodes
1 Volume
is a easy old time radio music show with pop tunes and simple banter with host and guests Art Flanagan, Tommy Mercer, Guy Mitchell, Art Mooney, and Sammy Kaye.

7 1
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Korn Kobblers

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy the sounds of the skoocherphone and the tuned smokestack when you listen to the Korn Kobblers, America's most nonsensical band. Update: additional recordings

7 1
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New Orleans Jazz Band

7 Episodes
1 Volume
AFRS jazz broadcasts featuring New Orleans jazz for military personnel abroad. Update: additional recordings

7 1
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Andre Kostelanetz Show

7 Episodes
1 Volume
An Orchestral Treat from a Master of Easy Listening Music.

7 1
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Barry Wood Show

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Starring radio's favorite baritone and the sensational voice of Margaret Whiting. Update: additional recording

7 1
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Checkerboard Fun Fest (Eddy Arnold)

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Check into country fun with the Checkerboard Fun Fest, a country western musical variety show hosted by Eddy Arnold.

7 1
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March of Dimes Recordings

7 Episodes
1 Volume
(update) Before the advent of Dr. Jonas Salk's polio vaccine in the 1950s, polio (infantile paralysis) was a real fear every summer, prompting President Franklin Roosevelt to launch the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis and its fundraiser, the March of Dimes.

7 1
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Request Performance

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Enjoy the laughs and gags of the "Civilian Version" of Command Performance.

7 1
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Front And Center

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Music and variety program hosted by pin-up Dorothy Lamour accompanied by the male quartet, The Crew Chiefs

7 1
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Passport to Romance

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Sail on the SS Harmonia with crew members and aspiring singers Nancy Sparks and Chuck Piper as they sing their way over the high seas.

7 1
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Southland Echoes

7 Episodes
1 Volume
a south based radio a variety program with minstrel group Jam-Up and Honey and musical performers like Homeland Gospel Quartet and the Jones Sisters.

7 1
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Stars on Parade

7 Episodes
1 Volume
You never knew what you were going to get with Stars On Parade. The only thing you could really depend upon was that there would be 15 minutes of entertainment, but that entertainment could be the sweet jazz of the Freddy Martin Orchestra and their singer Merv Griffin or the songs of Kate Smith.

7 1
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Henny Youngman

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Famous for his violin playing and comedic quips, Henny Youngman broke into the nightclub comedy circuit before making several appearances on old time radio.

7 1
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Friday the 13th

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Unlucky Friday the 13th is discussed in a wide variety of shows including Origins Of Superstitions, The Witch's Tale, Suspense, Our Miss Brooks, and more...

7 1
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Gold Coast Rhythm

7 Episodes
1 Volume
A quarter hour play or sketch that Sexton built around a seemingly normal situation with just a dash of the ridiculous.

7 1
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Lud Gluskins and His Orchestra

7 Episodes
1 Volume
Lud Gluskin got his start in show business as a teen music group with his childhood pal, Jimmy Durante.

7 1
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Little Jack Little

8 Episodes
1 Volume
He was a piano playing musician, but also a vaudevillian, a bandleader, a USO entertainer.

8 1
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Live at Mark Hopkins Hotel

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Music from the "IT" Spot in the Nob Hill District of San Francisco!

8 1
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Royal Hawaiian Hotel

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Broadcast from the "world famous ballroom" at Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Honolulu.Also known as the Pink Palace of the Pacific for it's all pink exterior, The Royal Hawaiian Hotel opened it's doors in a extravagant black-tie party with over a thousand guests in 1927.

8 1
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Americas Popular Music

8 Episodes
1 Volume
a music show broadcast out of Hollywood and hosted by Andy Mansfield.

8 1
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Tonight on Broadway

8 Episodes
1 Volume
One of the well loved Boswell Sisters, little Connee was the only sister to stay in show business after getting married.

8 1
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London Studio Melodies

8 Episodes
1 Volume
Classic music show presented by the national radio service featuring guest appearances by some of the biggest classical music performers of the era.

8 1
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