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Stars on Parade

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.

Stars on Parade

14 old time radio show recordings
(total playtime 3 hours, 27 min)
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Kate SmithOne of the most appealing aspects of Old Time Radio is the variety of programming. In 1950, America was enjoying the economic prosperity that came with the end of the Second World War, and in some ways was becoming as isolationist as it had been in the days before the War.

Events were unfolding on the International stage that would cement America's role as Leader of the Free World. One of the most important tools in that role would be the might of the United States Army and Air Force.

During this era there was a huge technological innovation for the Military, but there was nothing more important than getting soldiers into uniform and trained for service. The recruiting apparatus of all the services used every tool at their disposal to fill their manpower needs, and radio was one of the most effective.

Count Basie 1950sStars On Parade was a weekly fifteen minute spot, produced in New York. It would have been sent to local radio stations across the country and played in the same time-slot each week. By doing their part for the National Defense, the local stations got some great entertainment to broadcast.

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 a the sweet jazz of the Freddy Martin Orchestra and their singer Merv Griffin (yes, that Merv Griffin), it could be a biographical drama about a judge in Denver who crusades to keep young offenders out of harsh adult prisons, perhaps we would be treated to songs and commentary from Kate Smith for the Thanksgiving (ending with a rendition of Irving Berlin's God Bless America, a light comedy about a girl in the advertising business, or a session with Count Basie and his Orchestra.

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  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    14 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00. Total playtime 3 hours, 27 min
    14 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 3 hours, 27 min
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    1. 14 shows - total playtime 3 hours 27 minutes
    2. Stars On Parade 501117 528 Mickey And Judge.mp3
    3. Stars On Parade 501124 529 Rosemary Clooney.mp3
    4. Stars On Parade 501201 530 Deforest Kelly.mp3
    5. Stars On Parade 510112 536 My Rosary.mp3
    6. Stars On Parade 510413 549 Guy Lombardo.mp3
    7. Stars On Parade 510420 550 Paul Lukas.mp3
    8. Stars On Parade 510427 551 Rosemary Clooney.mp3
    9. Stars On Parade 510504 552 Boris Karloff.mp3
    10. Stars On Parade 510617 566 It Pays To Adventise.mp3.mp3
    11. Stars On Parade 510826 576 Davy Crockett.mp3
    12. Stars On Parade 511111 587 An Abadaba Honeymoon.mp3
    13. Stars On Parade 511118 588 Happily Ever After.mp3
    14. Stars On Parade 511209 591 Herbie Fields.mp3
    15. Stars On Parade 511216 592 Gloria De Haven.mp3
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    14 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00. Total playtime 3 hours, 27 min
    14 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 3 hours, 27 min
    Add MP3 CD Collection to Cart

    1. 14 shows - total playtime 3 hours 27 minutes
    2. Stars On Parade 501117 528 Mickey And Judge.mp3
    3. Stars On Parade 501124 529 Rosemary Clooney.mp3
    4. Stars On Parade 501201 530 Deforest Kelly.mp3
    5. Stars On Parade 510112 536 My Rosary.mp3
    6. Stars On Parade 510413 549 Guy Lombardo.mp3
    7. Stars On Parade 510420 550 Paul Lukas.mp3
    8. Stars On Parade 510427 551 Rosemary Clooney.mp3
    9. Stars On Parade 510504 552 Boris Karloff.mp3
    10. Stars On Parade 510617 566 It Pays To Adventise.mp3.mp3
    11. Stars On Parade 510826 576 Davy Crockett.mp3
    12. Stars On Parade 511111 587 An Abadaba Honeymoon.mp3
    13. Stars On Parade 511118 588 Happily Ever After.mp3
    14. Stars On Parade 511209 591 Herbie Fields.mp3
    15. Stars On Parade 511216 592 Gloria De Haven.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



    14 recordings on 4 Audio CDs. Total playtime 3 hours, 27 min
    14 recordings on 4 Audio CDs
    total playtime 3 hours, 27 min

    Stars on Parade Disc A001

    1. Stars On Parade 501117 528 Mickey And Judge
    2. Stars On Parade 501124 529 Rosemary Clooney
    3. Stars On Parade 501201 530 Deforest Kelly
    4. Stars On Parade 510112 536 My Rosary

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Stars on Parade Disc A002

    1. Stars On Parade 510413 549 Guy Lombardo
    2. Stars On Parade 510420 550 Paul Lukas
    3. Stars On Parade 510427 551 Rosemary Clooney
    4. Stars On Parade 510504 552 Boris Karloff

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Stars on Parade Disc A003

    1. Stars On Parade 510617 566 It Pays To Adventise
    2. Stars On Parade 510826 576 Davy Crockett
    3. Stars On Parade 511111 587 An Abadaba Honeymoon
    4. Stars On Parade 511118 588 Happily Ever After

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Stars on Parade Disc A004

    1. Stars On Parade 511209 591 Herbie Fields
    2. Stars On Parade 511216 592 Gloria De Haven

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00

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