Star Spangled Radio Hour - 8.26.17

Saturday, August 26th

01:38:07

SSRH 377

August 26, 2017

“AMERICA DANCES”

Count Basie and his Orchestra

Recorded Friday, July 14, 1939

CBS Studios

New York

Relayed via CBS International (WCBX)

Broadcast in the UK 9:30-10:00 pm BST

(Home Service National Feed)

(BBC) (CBS)

John Harper, announcer

John Kirby and his Orchestra

Recorded Saturday, May 9, 1940

CBS Studios

New York

Relayed via CBS International (WCBX)

Broadcast in the UK March 15, 1941

(BBC Forces Programme)

(CBS) (BBC)

John Reed King, announcer

Benny Carter and his Orchestra

Recorded Monday, July 24, 1939

CBS Studios

New York

Relayed via CBS International (WCBX)

Broadcast in UK 9:30 – 10:00 pm BST

(Home Service Regional Feed)

(BBC) (CBS)

John Tillman, announcer

SSRH 377 Playlist:

(14Jul39) One o’clock Jump (opening theme), Swingin’ the Blues, Rock A Bye Basie, Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me (Helen Humes, vocal), Time Out, Boogie Woogie Blues (Jimmy Rushing, vocal), Roseland Shuffle, White Sails (Helen Humes, vocal), Clap Hands, Here Comes Charley, One o’clock Jump (closing theme); (9May40) Pastel Blues (opening theme), You, You Darling; You Go Your Way, Chopin’s Valse Op. 64 No. 2, On a Little Street in Singapore, Blue Skies, Indian Summer, Nocturne, Rehearsin’ for a Nervous Breakdown, Milumbu (to program close) (24Jul39) Melancholy Lullaby (opening theme), Lady be Good, Plymouth Rock, Home in the Clouds (Adele St. John, vocal), Bye Bye Blues, Scandal in A Flat, In the Mood for Swing, Blue Evening (Adele St. John, vocal); Medley: Honeysuckle Rose, Riff Romp (announced as “Honeysuckle Rose”);  Melancholy Lullaby (closing theme)

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