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Lena Horne Collection

Singing sensation of stage and screen, Lena Horne performed for audiences in the Cotton Club, for major MGM movies, in the USO, Broadway, and multiple radio and television appearances.

16 old time radio show recordings
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10 Audio CDs


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"Lena Horne on Cats N Jammers"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Lena HorneLena Horne joined show business in 1933 as a member of the chorus line of the Cotton Club in New York City. She remained a well know live nightclub performer and moves to the silver screen with a MGM contract debuting in the film Panama Hattie. Lena Horne's next film was Stormy Weather and her sensual performance of the title song made her a beloved star.

During WWII, she tours with the USO to entertain troops abroad and was a frequent guest on Command Performance, GI Journal, Mail Call, and Jubilee, which were radio shows created for soldiers abroad. While touring for the USO, she refused to perform for segregated audiences. Lena HorneActive in the American Civil Rights Movement, she was a close friend of Paul Robeson.

In 1950, she returned to her roots as a nightclub performer and returned to New York City. She continued to make guest appearances on variety shows, performing duets with the biggest names in show business. She also had numerous performances on Broadway.

This collection included known guest appearances of Lena Horne, including a surprising performance on Suspense.

Also see Jubilee, Mail Call, and Guest Star.

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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.



    16 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 8 hours, 35 min
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      16 shows - total playtime 8 hours 35 minutes
      1. Bergen Mccarthy 431212 Bert Lahr Lena Horne.mp3
      2. Bill Stern 450406 283 W Lena Horne.mp3
      3. Cats N Jammers 410511 Lena Horne Erskine Butterfield.mp3
      4. Cpusa 440513 119 Connie Haines B Crosby F Sinatra.mp3
      5. Cpusa 440617 125 Jack Benny Bing Crosby.mp3
      6. Cpusa 441014 142 Ken Carpenter B Hope L Horne.mp3
      7. Esquire Jazz Concert 440118 All American Jazz Band P1.mp3
      8. Esquire Jazz Concert 440118 All American Jazz Band P2.mp3
      9. Esquire Jazz Concert 440118 All American Jazz Band P3.mp3
      10. Guest Star 490313 103 Lena Horn.mp3
      11. Jubilee 440501 077 Fletcher Henderson Lena Horne.mp3
      12. Jubilee 440724 089 Jimmie Lunceford Lena Horne.mp3
      13. Jubilee 470301 210 Lionel Hampton Lena Horne.mp3
      14. Mail Call 450110 126 Ann Rutherford.mp3
      15. Suspense 441109 117 You Were Wonderful.mp3
      16. Whats News 440101 Host Cecil B Demille.mp3
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    16 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 8 hours, 35 min
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      16 shows - total playtime 8 hours 35 minutes
      1. Bergen Mccarthy 431212 Bert Lahr Lena Horne.mp3
      2. Bill Stern 450406 283 W Lena Horne.mp3
      3. Cats N Jammers 410511 Lena Horne Erskine Butterfield.mp3
      4. Cpusa 440513 119 Connie Haines B Crosby F Sinatra.mp3
      5. Cpusa 440617 125 Jack Benny Bing Crosby.mp3
      6. Cpusa 441014 142 Ken Carpenter B Hope L Horne.mp3
      7. Esquire Jazz Concert 440118 All American Jazz Band P1.mp3
      8. Esquire Jazz Concert 440118 All American Jazz Band P2.mp3
      9. Esquire Jazz Concert 440118 All American Jazz Band P3.mp3
      10. Guest Star 490313 103 Lena Horn.mp3
      11. Jubilee 440501 077 Fletcher Henderson Lena Horne.mp3
      12. Jubilee 440724 089 Jimmie Lunceford Lena Horne.mp3
      13. Jubilee 470301 210 Lionel Hampton Lena Horne.mp3
      14. Mail Call 450110 126 Ann Rutherford.mp3
      15. Suspense 441109 117 You Were Wonderful.mp3
      16. Whats News 440101 Host Cecil B Demille.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



    16 recordings on 10 Audio CDs
    total playtime 8 hours, 35 min

    Disc A001

    1. Cats N Jammers 410511 Lena Horne Erskine Butterfield
    2. Bergen Mccarthy 431212 Bert Lahr Lena Horne

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    Disc A002

    1. Whats News 440101 Host Cecil B Demille

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    Disc A003

    1. Esquire Jazz Concert 440118 All American Jazz Band P1

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    Disc A004

    1. Esquire Jazz Concert 440118 All American Jazz Band P2

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    Disc A005

    1. Esquire Jazz Concert 440118 All American Jazz Band P3

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    Disc A006

    1. Jubilee 440501 077 Fletcher Henderson Lena Horne
    2. Cpusa 440513 119 Connie Haines B Crosby F Sinatra

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    Disc A007

    1. Cpusa 440617 125 Jack Benny Bing Crosby
    2. Jubilee 440724 089 Jimmie Lunceford Lena Horne

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    Disc A008

    1. Cpusa 441014 142 Ken Carpenter B Hope L Horne
    2. Suspense 441109 117 You Were Wonderful

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    Disc A009

    1. Mail Call 450110 126 Ann Rutherford
    2. Bill Stern 450406 283 W Lena Horne

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    Disc A010

    1. Jubilee 470301 210 Lionel Hampton Lena Horne
    2. Guest Star 490313 103 Lena Horn

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