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The NEHI Program

music program from the 1930's with the delightful tones of Veronica Wiggins introducing the program each week.

11 old time radio show recordings
(total playtime 2 hours, 37 min)
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"Time on My Hands"



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NEHI signNEHI sponsored a music program...The NEHI Program. This airwave program that entranced millions of listeners every week was a blend of the special sing-along music and snappy tunes that were the fab for the 1930's. NEHI took incredible pride in presenting a homespun format that drew Americans to their radio tube boxes. Many episodes would begin with the delightful tones of Veronica Wiggins introducing the program each week.

NEHI bottletopMusic in My Fingers
Besides being the first song for this episode that came out in 1932, this tune brought many a toe a tapping as the mom and pop listened with quiet rhapsody. Veronica Wiggins followed up with a soprano melody of "Kiss in the Dark". You can bet many a male listener daydreamed of such a venture with the lovely virtuoso. "The Very Best Girl" was a mini play that came on with Tom Jackson that was simply a format for NEHI to convey the message of their soft drink commerce. This episode told of a 6,000 dollar contest. Then back to the music. Start tapping your toes as you get "Snuggled on Your Shoulder". dreaming time again.

Time On My Hands
This weeks show started with the NEHI ensemble orchestrally supporting Miss Wiggins with "Time On My Hands". Much of this episode followed up with the quartet tones of the Roundeliers crooning "MandyLee". Then Welcome Tom Jackson and the miniplay for the NEHI $6,000 contest. Guess the officer in this play won't doddle writing a ticket when he can try for green to himself and not the jail. "I'm So In Love" is what conveyed next with George Sackley and his orchestra. Ah but why give a blow by blow when you can hear it all for yourself.

Many of the episodes of the NEHI Program's would end with Norman Brokenshire announcing the NEHI contests and great flavors. This program was an amazing sidebar tot he conflicts and turmoil of the 1930's. Simplicity, carefree and sweet dreams was the NEHI way. Ah, when flavors were simple and radio was sweet...or visa versa. Anyway, daydream a NEHI dream.

For more dreamy music see: Sammy Kaye Sunday Serenade, Enchanted Hour, Moon River, Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Memories of Hawaii, Choose a Song Partner, and Words with Music. For more poetry, see Anthology.

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    11 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 2 hours, 37 min
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      11 shows - total playtime 2 hours 37 minutes
      1. Nehi Program 320523 01 Music In My Fingers.mp3
      2. Nehi Program 320525 02 Rain On The Roof.mp3
      3. Nehi Program 320527 03 The Wooden Soldier And The China Doll.mp3
      4. Nehi Program 320601 05 Time On My Hands.mp3
      5. Nehi Program 320603 06 Jealousy.mp3
      6. Nehi Program 320605 07 Hindustan.mp3
      7. Nehi Program 320608 08 Somebody Loves You.mp3
      8. Nehi Program 320612 09 Bambalina.mp3
      9. Nehi Program 320617 12 Round My Heart.mp3
      10. Nehi Program 320624 13 Just Like You.mp3
      11. Nehi Program 350715 15 A Moment In The Dark.mp3
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    11 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 2 hours, 37 min
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      11 shows - total playtime 2 hours 37 minutes
      1. Nehi Program 320523 01 Music In My Fingers.mp3
      2. Nehi Program 320525 02 Rain On The Roof.mp3
      3. Nehi Program 320527 03 The Wooden Soldier And The China Doll.mp3
      4. Nehi Program 320601 05 Time On My Hands.mp3
      5. Nehi Program 320603 06 Jealousy.mp3
      6. Nehi Program 320605 07 Hindustan.mp3
      7. Nehi Program 320608 08 Somebody Loves You.mp3
      8. Nehi Program 320612 09 Bambalina.mp3
      9. Nehi Program 320617 12 Round My Heart.mp3
      10. Nehi Program 320624 13 Just Like You.mp3
      11. Nehi Program 350715 15 A Moment In The Dark.mp3
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    11 recordings on 3 Audio CDs
    total playtime 2 hours, 37 min

    NEHI Program Disc A001

    1. Nehi Program 320523 01 Music In My Fingers
    2. Nehi Program 320525 02 Rain On The Roof
    3. Nehi Program 320527 03 The Wooden Soldier And The China Doll
    4. Nehi Program 320601 05 Time On My Hands

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    NEHI Program Disc A002

    1. Nehi Program 320603 06 Jealousy
    2. Nehi Program 320605 07 Hindustan
    3. Nehi Program 320608 08 Somebody Loves You
    4. Nehi Program 320612 09 Bambalina

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    NEHI Program Disc A003

    1. Nehi Program 320617 12 Round My Heart
    2. Nehi Program 320624 13 Just Like You
    3. Nehi Program 350715 15 A Moment In The Dark

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