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Aunt Jemima

Harriette Widmer stars (from Amos and Andy) in this fun music and variety program promoting Aunt Jemima pancake mix. Update: 18 new recordings

36 old time radio show recordings
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Aunt Jemima

Musical Series (1943)

Aunt Jemima Old Time Radio ShowChris Rutt and Charles Underwood developed a ready mix pancake recipe called Aunt Jemima in 1889. In 1890 Nancy Green was hired as the spokeswoman to portray Aunt Jemima for promotional events later the role was filled by Anna Robinson at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair until 1951, Aylene Lewis at the opening of Disneyland. Aunt JemimaThe image is Aunt Jemima is controversial due to the disparaging racial stereotype it promotes. Objections to the depiction of Aunt Jemima and other black advertising date back to the 1920s. To counter this, the image of Aunt Jemima has changed drastically throughout its 118-year history.

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Throughout most of the old time radio series, Caucasian actress Tess Gardella portrayed Aunt Jemima's radio voice..Harriette Widmer from Amos and Andy also portrayed the famous pancake cook and her performances are included in this 1943 version of the show in this collection. The Aunt Jemima old time radio show includes the Jemima Chorus singing melodious tunes with interjections of announcer Marvin Miller and Aunt Jemima explaining why her pancakes are special and easy to make. She also offers a "Happy Thought for the Day" with traditional wisdom such as "You can't buy happiness, it has to be earned." But you can buy pancakes, and they make you happy.

Each show is approximately five minutes long and includes some surprisingly non-breakfast related but excellent musical numbers. Aunt JemimaBe forewarned, the Aunt Jemima old time radio show causes strong pancake cravings and would be a fun addition to breakfast.

For more interesting reading, See also: article on the history of Minstrel Shows and Old Time Radio. This collection is in the extensive Hummert Radio Factory Collection. Called the parents of soap opera, Anne and Frank Hummert also created Betty and Bob, Front Page Farrell, Mr. Keen Tracer of Lost Persons, Ma Perkins, Just Plain Bill, Mary Noble Backstage Wife, Young Widder Brown, Mr. Chameleon, Stella Dallas, Manhattan Merry Go Round, Lora Lawton, The American Melody Hour, Hearthstone of the Death Squad, Lorenzo Jones, Nona From Nowhere, Our Gal Sunday, Inspector Thorne, Romance of Helen Trent, and more.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
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    36 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 2 hours, 52 min
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      36 shows - total playtime 2 hours 52 minutes
      1. Aunt Jemima 01 Ida, Sweet As Cider.mp3
      2. Aunt Jemima 02 And Then He Would Row Row Row.mp3
      3. Aunt Jemima 03 Tell Me Where I Am.mp3
      4. Aunt Jemima 04 Liza Liza.mp3
      5. Aunt Jemima 05 Sweet Alie.mp3
      6. Aunt Jemima 06 Carolina Moon Keep Shining.mp3
      7. Aunt Jemima 07 Row Row Row.mp3
      8. Aunt Jemima 08 Can't You Hear Me Calling, Carol.mp3
      9. Aunt Jemima 09 Look Down, Look Down, That Lones.mp3
      10. Aunt Jemima 10 Here Come The Shore.mp3
      11. Aunt Jemima 11 Get Away From This Cornfield.mp3
      12. Aunt Jemima 12 Wait Til The Sun Shines, Nellie.mp3
      13. Aunt Jemima 13 Yes, No.mp3
      14. Aunt Jemima 14 Somebody's Knocking At Your Door.mp3
      15. Aunt Jemima 15 How I Love To Hear The Trumpet S.mp3
      16. Aunt Jemima 16 Moving In My Heart (Op Cut).mp3
      17. Aunt Jemima 17 Down By The River Side.mp3
      18. Aunt Jemima 18 Steely Water.mp3
      19. Aunt Jemima 19 You Can Do Just What You Please.mp3
      20. Aunt Jemima 20 Row Row Row.mp3
      21. Aunt Jemima 21 Can't You Hear Me Calling, Carol.mp3
      22. Aunt Jemima 22 Look Down, Look Down, That Lones.mp3
      23. Aunt Jemima 23 Here Come The Shore.mp3
      24. Aunt Jemima 24 Get Away From This Cornfield.mp3
      25. Aunt Jemima 25 Wait Til The Sun Shines, Nellie.mp3
      26. Aunt Jemima 26 Yes, No.mp3
      27. Aunt Jemima 27 Somebody's Knocking At Your Door.mp3
      28. Aunt Jemima 28 How I Love To Hear The Trumpet S.mp3
      29. Aunt Jemima 29 Every Time I Feel The Spirit Move.mp3
      30. Aunt Jemima 30 Chattanooga Choo Choo.mp3
      31. Aunt Jemima 31 Waiting For The Robert E. Lee.mp3
      32. Aunt Jemima 32 Swanee.mp3
      33. Aunt Jemima 33 Honeysuckle Rose.mp3
      34. Aunt Jemima 34 Waiting For The Robert E. Lee.mp3
      35. Aunt Jemima 35 Sentimental Man From Georgia.mp3
      36. Aunt Jemima 36 Honeysuckle Rose.mp3
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    36 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 2 hours, 52 min
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      36 shows - total playtime 2 hours 52 minutes
      1. Aunt Jemima 01 Ida, Sweet As Cider.mp3
      2. Aunt Jemima 02 And Then He Would Row Row Row.mp3
      3. Aunt Jemima 03 Tell Me Where I Am.mp3
      4. Aunt Jemima 04 Liza Liza.mp3
      5. Aunt Jemima 05 Sweet Alie.mp3
      6. Aunt Jemima 06 Carolina Moon Keep Shining.mp3
      7. Aunt Jemima 07 Row Row Row.mp3
      8. Aunt Jemima 08 Can't You Hear Me Calling, Carol.mp3
      9. Aunt Jemima 09 Look Down, Look Down, That Lones.mp3
      10. Aunt Jemima 10 Here Come The Shore.mp3
      11. Aunt Jemima 11 Get Away From This Cornfield.mp3
      12. Aunt Jemima 12 Wait Til The Sun Shines, Nellie.mp3
      13. Aunt Jemima 13 Yes, No.mp3
      14. Aunt Jemima 14 Somebody's Knocking At Your Door.mp3
      15. Aunt Jemima 15 How I Love To Hear The Trumpet S.mp3
      16. Aunt Jemima 16 Moving In My Heart (Op Cut).mp3
      17. Aunt Jemima 17 Down By The River Side.mp3
      18. Aunt Jemima 18 Steely Water.mp3
      19. Aunt Jemima 19 You Can Do Just What You Please.mp3
      20. Aunt Jemima 20 Row Row Row.mp3
      21. Aunt Jemima 21 Can't You Hear Me Calling, Carol.mp3
      22. Aunt Jemima 22 Look Down, Look Down, That Lones.mp3
      23. Aunt Jemima 23 Here Come The Shore.mp3
      24. Aunt Jemima 24 Get Away From This Cornfield.mp3
      25. Aunt Jemima 25 Wait Til The Sun Shines, Nellie.mp3
      26. Aunt Jemima 26 Yes, No.mp3
      27. Aunt Jemima 27 Somebody's Knocking At Your Door.mp3
      28. Aunt Jemima 28 How I Love To Hear The Trumpet S.mp3
      29. Aunt Jemima 29 Every Time I Feel The Spirit Move.mp3
      30. Aunt Jemima 30 Chattanooga Choo Choo.mp3
      31. Aunt Jemima 31 Waiting For The Robert E. Lee.mp3
      32. Aunt Jemima 32 Swanee.mp3
      33. Aunt Jemima 33 Honeysuckle Rose.mp3
      34. Aunt Jemima 34 Waiting For The Robert E. Lee.mp3
      35. Aunt Jemima 35 Sentimental Man From Georgia.mp3
      36. Aunt Jemima 36 Honeysuckle Rose.mp3
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    36 recordings on 3 Audio CDs
    total playtime 2 hours, 52 min

    Disc A001

    1. Aunt Jemima 01 Ida, Sweet As Cider
    2. Aunt Jemima 02 And Then He Would Row Row Row
    3. Aunt Jemima 03 Tell Me Where I Am
    4. Aunt Jemima 04 Liza Liza
    5. Aunt Jemima 05 Sweet Alie
    6. Aunt Jemima 06 Carolina Moon Keep Shining
    7. Aunt Jemima 07 Row Row Row
    8. Aunt Jemima 08 Can't You Hear Me Calling, Carol
    9. Aunt Jemima 09 Look Down, Look Down, That Lones
    10. Aunt Jemima 10 Here Come The Shore
    11. Aunt Jemima 11 Get Away From This Cornfield
    12. Aunt Jemima 12 Wait Til The Sun Shines, Nellie
    13. Aunt Jemima 13 Yes, No
    14. Aunt Jemima 14 Somebody's Knocking At Your Door

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    Disc A002

    1. Aunt Jemima 15 How I Love To Hear The Trumpet S
    2. Aunt Jemima 16 Moving In My Heart (Op Cut)
    3. Aunt Jemima 17 Down By The River Side
    4. Aunt Jemima 18 Steely Water
    5. Aunt Jemima 19 You Can Do Just What You Please
    6. Aunt Jemima 20 Row Row Row
    7. Aunt Jemima 21 Can't You Hear Me Calling, Carol
    8. Aunt Jemima 22 Look Down, Look Down, That Lones
    9. Aunt Jemima 23 Here Come The Shore
    10. Aunt Jemima 24 Get Away From This Cornfield
    11. Aunt Jemima 25 Wait Til The Sun Shines, Nellie
    12. Aunt Jemima 26 Yes, No
    13. Aunt Jemima 27 Somebody's Knocking At Your Door
    14. Aunt Jemima 28 How I Love To Hear The Trumpet S
    15. Aunt Jemima 29 Every Time I Feel The Spirit Move

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    Disc A003

    1. Aunt Jemima 30 Chattanooga Choo Choo
    2. Aunt Jemima 31 Waiting For The Robert E. Lee
    3. Aunt Jemima 32 Swanee
    4. Aunt Jemima 33 Honeysuckle Rose
    5. Aunt Jemima 34 Waiting For The Robert E. Lee
    6. Aunt Jemima 35 Sentimental Man From Georgia
    7. Aunt Jemima 36 Honeysuckle Rose

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