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The Fitch Band Wagon

originally a music program starring popular big bands of the day, this old time radio series evolved into a comedy-variety program with Cass Daley and later starred Phil Harris and Alice Faye. Update: additional episodes and sound upgrades

53 old time radio show recordings
(total playtime 25 hours, 32 min)
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2 MP3 CDs
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26 Audio CDs


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Musical - Variety - Comedy Program(1938 – 1948)

Cass DaleyPhil Harris Alice FayeLaugh a while,
Let a song be your style
Use Fitch Shampoo!
Don't despair,
Use your head, save your hair,
Use Fitch Shampoo!

Sponsored by Fitch Shampoo, Fitch Bandwagon was originally a Sunday night music program starring popular big bands of the day. 

Depending on the location of the host band, the broadcasts originated from New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.  The show included such musical talents as Guy Lombardo, Cab Calloway, Ozzie Nelson, Harry James, and Tommy Dorsey.

In 1944, the series evolved with musical numbers in between comedy skits and featured Dick Powell as host.  In 1945, the programmed featured Cass Daley (of Kraft Music Hall fame) and later starred Phil Harris and Alice Faye.

This collection also contains a bonus recording of the rare series, Fitch is on the Air, featuring Duke Ellington.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    53 recordings on 2 MP3 CDs for just $10.00
    total playtime 25 hours, 32 min
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    Volume 1 - 30 shows - total playtime 14 hours 22 minutes
    MP3 CD
    Volume 1: 5.00
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    1. Fitch 1943.mp3
    2. Fitch 1944.mp3
    3. Fitch Bandwagon 411207 Pearl Harbor.mp3
    4. Fitch Bandwagon 421220 W Chico Marx Orchestra.mp3
    5. Fitch Bandwagon 440000 Circus Broadcast Madison Sq Garden.mp3
    6. Fitch Bandwagon 440924 Dick Powell-Benny Goodman.mp3
    7. Fitch Bandwagon 451021 W Glenn Gray.mp3
    8. Fitch Bandwagon 460203 Cass Daley And Pat Obrien.mp3
    9. Fitch Bandwagon 460710 Audition Show.mp3
    10. Fitch Bandwagon 461026 A Tutor For The Girls.mp3
    11. Fitch Bandwagon 461026 Tutor For Girls.mp3
    12. Fitch Bandwagon 461110 A Movie For Alice.mp3
    13. Fitch Bandwagon 461201 Phils Selfimprovement.mp3
    14. Fitch Bandwagon 461208 Emerys Musicalle.mp3
    15. Fitch Bandwagon 461215 Present For Phil.mp3
    16. Fitch Bandwagon 461229 Cassanova Rides Again.mp3
    17. Fitch Bandwagon 470105 Analytical Psychoanalysis.mp3
    18. Fitch Bandwagon 470209 Alices Valentines Day Gift.mp3
    19. Fitch Bandwagon 470309 Phils Contract.mp3
    20. Fitch Bandwagon 471012 Stockholder Phil.mp3
    21. Fitch Bandwagon 471019 Selling House.mp3
    22. Fitch Bandwagon 471026 A Day With Phil Harris.mp3
    23. Fitch Bandwagon 471102 Phils Band At High School.mp3
    24. Fitch Bandwagon 471109 7th Anniversary Gift.mp3
    25. Fitch Bandwagon 471116 Phil Builds Playroom.mp3
    26. Fitch Bandwagon 471123 Phil Sees The Doctor.mp3
    27. Fitch Bandwagon 471130 Phils Hobby.mp3
    28. Fitch Bandwagon 471207 Dog For Kids.mp3
    29. Fitch Bandwagon 471214 Buying Gift For Mr. Fitch.mp3
    30. Fitch Bandwagon 471221 Annual Christmas Show.mp3
    Volume 2 - 23 shows - total playtime 11 hours 9 minutes
    MP3 CD
    Volume 2: 5.00
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    1. Fitch Bandwagon 471228 Mr Fitch Comes To Dinner.mp3
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 480104 Phils Birthday.mp3
    3. Fitch Bandwagon 480111 Phil Looks For Host.mp3
    4. Fitch Bandwagon 480118 Robert Taylor Fills In For Phil.mp3
    5. Fitch Bandwagon 480125 Phil Thinks Hes Being Replaced.mp3
    6. Fitch Bandwagon 480201 Phil Doesnt Want Willie To Move In.mp3
    7. Fitch Bandwagon 480208 Date For Willie.mp3
    8. Fitch Bandwagon 480215 Baby Plans.mp3
    9. Fitch Bandwagon 480229 Phil And Frankie Buy Race Horse.mp3
    10. Fitch Bandwagon 480307 Going Fishing.mp3
    11. Fitch Bandwagon 480314 Ballet Tickets.mp3
    12. Fitch Bandwagon 480328 Coloring Easter Eggs.mp3
    13. Fitch Bandwagon 480404 Publicity Problems.mp3
    14. Fitch Bandwagon 480411 Buried Treasure.mp3
    15. Fitch Bandwagon 480418 Alice Loses Her Memory.mp3
    16. Fitch Bandwagon 480425 Kids See Daddy At Work.mp3
    17. Fitch Bandwagon 480502 Raising House.mp3
    18. Fitch Bandwagon 480509 Mothers Day.mp3
    19. Fitch Bandwagon 480516 Phil Runs For Town Council.mp3
    20. Fitch Bandwagon 480523 Planning Trip To London.mp3
    21. Fitch Bandwagon 480530 Returning From Lake Arowhead.mp3
    22. Fitch Bandwagon Freddy Martin Orch [16 min].mp3
    23. Fitch is On The Air 370318 Duke Ellington Ivy Anderson.mp3
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    53 recordings on 2 MP3 Collection Downloads for just $10.00
    total playtime 25 hours, 32 min
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    Volume 1 - 30 shows - total playtime 14 hours 22 minutes
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    Volume 1: $5.00
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    1. Fitch 1943.mp3
    2. Fitch 1944.mp3
    3. Fitch Bandwagon 411207 Pearl Harbor.mp3
    4. Fitch Bandwagon 421220 W Chico Marx Orchestra.mp3
    5. Fitch Bandwagon 440000 Circus Broadcast Madison Sq Garden.mp3
    6. Fitch Bandwagon 440924 Dick Powell-Benny Goodman.mp3
    7. Fitch Bandwagon 451021 W Glenn Gray.mp3
    8. Fitch Bandwagon 460203 Cass Daley And Pat Obrien.mp3
    9. Fitch Bandwagon 460710 Audition Show.mp3
    10. Fitch Bandwagon 461026 A Tutor For The Girls.mp3
    11. Fitch Bandwagon 461026 Tutor For Girls.mp3
    12. Fitch Bandwagon 461110 A Movie For Alice.mp3
    13. Fitch Bandwagon 461201 Phils Selfimprovement.mp3
    14. Fitch Bandwagon 461208 Emerys Musicalle.mp3
    15. Fitch Bandwagon 461215 Present For Phil.mp3
    16. Fitch Bandwagon 461229 Cassanova Rides Again.mp3
    17. Fitch Bandwagon 470105 Analytical Psychoanalysis.mp3
    18. Fitch Bandwagon 470209 Alices Valentines Day Gift.mp3
    19. Fitch Bandwagon 470309 Phils Contract.mp3
    20. Fitch Bandwagon 471012 Stockholder Phil.mp3
    21. Fitch Bandwagon 471019 Selling House.mp3
    22. Fitch Bandwagon 471026 A Day With Phil Harris.mp3
    23. Fitch Bandwagon 471102 Phils Band At High School.mp3
    24. Fitch Bandwagon 471109 7th Anniversary Gift.mp3
    25. Fitch Bandwagon 471116 Phil Builds Playroom.mp3
    26. Fitch Bandwagon 471123 Phil Sees The Doctor.mp3
    27. Fitch Bandwagon 471130 Phils Hobby.mp3
    28. Fitch Bandwagon 471207 Dog For Kids.mp3
    29. Fitch Bandwagon 471214 Buying Gift For Mr. Fitch.mp3
    30. Fitch Bandwagon 471221 Annual Christmas Show.mp3
    Volume 2 - 23 shows - total playtime 11 hours 9 minutes
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    1. Fitch Bandwagon 471228 Mr Fitch Comes To Dinner.mp3
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 480104 Phils Birthday.mp3
    3. Fitch Bandwagon 480111 Phil Looks For Host.mp3
    4. Fitch Bandwagon 480118 Robert Taylor Fills In For Phil.mp3
    5. Fitch Bandwagon 480125 Phil Thinks Hes Being Replaced.mp3
    6. Fitch Bandwagon 480201 Phil Doesnt Want Willie To Move In.mp3
    7. Fitch Bandwagon 480208 Date For Willie.mp3
    8. Fitch Bandwagon 480215 Baby Plans.mp3
    9. Fitch Bandwagon 480229 Phil And Frankie Buy Race Horse.mp3
    10. Fitch Bandwagon 480307 Going Fishing.mp3
    11. Fitch Bandwagon 480314 Ballet Tickets.mp3
    12. Fitch Bandwagon 480328 Coloring Easter Eggs.mp3
    13. Fitch Bandwagon 480404 Publicity Problems.mp3
    14. Fitch Bandwagon 480411 Buried Treasure.mp3
    15. Fitch Bandwagon 480418 Alice Loses Her Memory.mp3
    16. Fitch Bandwagon 480425 Kids See Daddy At Work.mp3
    17. Fitch Bandwagon 480502 Raising House.mp3
    18. Fitch Bandwagon 480509 Mothers Day.mp3
    19. Fitch Bandwagon 480516 Phil Runs For Town Council.mp3
    20. Fitch Bandwagon 480523 Planning Trip To London.mp3
    21. Fitch Bandwagon 480530 Returning From Lake Arowhead.mp3
    22. Fitch Bandwagon Freddy Martin Orch [16 min].mp3
    23. Fitch is On The Air 370318 Duke Ellington Ivy Anderson.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    53 recordings on 26 Audio CDs
    total playtime 25 hours, 32 min

    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A001

    1. Fitch 1943
    2. Fitch 1944
    3. Fitch Bandwagon Freddy Martin Orch [16 min]

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A002

    1. Fitch is On The Air 370318 Duke Ellington Ivy Anderson
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 411207 Pearl Harbor

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A003

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 421220 W Chico Marx Orchestra
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 440000 Circus Broadcast Madison Sq Garden

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A004

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 440924 Dick Powell-Benny Goodman
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 451021 W Glenn Gray

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A005

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 460203 Cass Daley And Pat Obrien
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 460710 Audition Show

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A006

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 461026 A Tutor For The Girls
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 461026 Tutor For Girls

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A007

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 461110 A Movie For Alice
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 461201 Phils Selfimprovement

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A008

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 461208 Emerys Musicalle
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 461215 Present For Phil

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A009

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 461229 Cassanova Rides Again
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 470105 Analytical Psychoanalysis

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A010

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 470209 Alices Valentines Day Gift
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 470309 Phils Contract

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A011

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 471012 Stockholder Phil
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 471019 Selling House

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A012

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 471026 A Day With Phil Harris
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 471102 Phils Band At High School

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A013

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 471109 7th Anniversary Gift
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 471116 Phil Builds Playroom

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A014

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 471123 Phil Sees The Doctor
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 471130 Phils Hobby

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A015

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 471207 Dog For Kids
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 471214 Buying Gift For Mr. Fitch

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A016

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 471221 Annual Christmas Show
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 471228 Mr Fitch Comes To Dinner

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A017

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 480104 Phils Birthday
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 480111 Phil Looks For Host

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A018

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 480118 Robert Taylor Fills In For Phil
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 480125 Phil Thinks Hes Being Replaced

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A019

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 480201 Phil Doesnt Want Willie To Move In
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 480208 Date For Willie

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A020

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 480215 Baby Plans
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 480229 Phil And Frankie Buy Race Horse

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A021

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 480307 Going Fishing
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 480314 Ballet Tickets

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A022

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 480328 Coloring Easter Eggs
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 480404 Publicity Problems

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A023

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 480411 Buried Treasure
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 480418 Alice Loses Her Memory

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A024

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 480425 Kids See Daddy At Work
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 480502 Raising House

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A025

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 480509 Mothers Day
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 480516 Phil Runs For Town Council

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    Fitch Bandwagon Disc A026

    1. Fitch Bandwagon 480523 Planning Trip To London
    2. Fitch Bandwagon 480530 Returning From Lake Arowhead

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