Star Spangled Radio Hour - 3.17.18

Saturday, March 17th

SSRH 406

March 17, 2018

Salute to Dave Smith and "Team Jerry Gray”

Major Glenn Miller’s Army Air Forces Overseas Orchestra

Conducted by Sgt. Jerry Gray

“I Sustain the Wings”

Saturday, November 10, 1945

Dress Rehearsal for NBC Broadcast

NBC Radio City

Rockefeller Center

New York

Sgt. Vern Wilson, announcer

Jerry Gray and his Orchestra

“Bob Crosby’s Club 15” No. 178

Wednesday, April 6, 1949

4:30 – 4:45 pm

(CBS) (KNX)

CBS Columbia Square Playhouse

6121 Sunset Boulevard

Hollywood

Del Sharbutt, announcer

Bob Crosby, host

With The Andrews Sisters (Patty, Laverne and Maxine Andrews) and Jerry Gray and his Orchestra

Jerry Gray and his Band of Today

Saturday, August 19, 1950

9:30 -10:00 pm

Hollywood Palladium

6125 Sunset Boulevard

Hollywood

(CBS) (KNX) (Sustaining)

Bill Baldwin, vocal

August 1950

The U. S. Marine Corps Presents

“The Jerry Gray Show” No. 4

UR 154962 / D-63154

Recorded at Universal Recorders

6757 Hollywood Boulevard

Hollywood

Ken Niles, announcer

SSRH 406 Playlist

(10Nov45) The Army Air Corps (Opening Fanfare), I Sustain the Wings (theme), 705, The More I See You (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), “Welcome Home to the 7th Air Force” (incidental music); Medley: Flow Gently, Sweet Afton, Why Dream (Sgt. Johnny Desmond, vocal), Things Ain’t What They Used to Be (borrowed from Duke Ellington), A Blues Serenade, AAF Plug (incidental music), Song of the Volga Boatmen, Poinciana (Song of the Tree) (Sgt. Johnny Desmond and the Crew Chiefs, vocal), On Brave Old Army Team, Moonlight Serenade (closing theme), (4Apr49) CBS network ID, Club 15 Introduction and Opening Theme, Franco-American Spaghetti Song (The Andrews Sisters, vocal), Coca-Roca (Bob Crosby and the Andrews Sisters, vocal), Dialogue (Bob Crosby, Patti Andrews and Del Sharbutt), She’s A Home Girl (Bob Crosby, vocal), Franco-American Spaghetti Ad (Bob Crosby and Del Sharbutt), Franco-American Spaghetti Song (Bob Crosby, and the Andrews Sisters, vocal), You Was (Bob Crosby and Patti Andrews, vocal), Cruising Down the River (The Andrews Sisters, vocal), Franco-American Spaghetti Ad (Bob Crosby and Del Sharbutt), Franco-American Spaghetti Song (The Andrews Sisters, vocal), Adieu (closing theme) (Bob Crosby, vocal), Program Announcement,  Mm-Mm-Good (The Andrews Sisters, vocal) (lead in to Edward R. Murrow newscast sponsored by Campbell Soup); (19Aug50) Desert Serenade (opening theme), This Can’t Be Love, Count Every Star (Tommy Traynor, vocal), Dancing in the Dark, Crew Cut; Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (Tommy Traynor, vocal), Sun Valley Jump, Cincinnati Dancing Pig (Tony Gray, vocal), Honestly, I Love You (Tommy Traynor, vocal), Anvil Chorus, Desert Serenade (closing theme) (August 1950) The Marine’s Hymn (transcription series opening theme), Desert Serenade (opening theme), A String of Pearls, Marine Corps Promo (Ken Niles), Sentimental Me (Patti Clayton, vocal), Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (Tommy Traynor, vocal), Marine Corps Promo (Ken Niles), By the Waters of Minnetonka, Desert Serenade (closing theme), Closing Comments (Jerry Gray), The Marine’s Hymn (transcription series closing theme)

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