Posts Tagged ‘1943’

Two posts in one day… what is this world coming to?

Here’s Mal Hallett and his Orchestra,

Eileen Farrell, 9-17-43

February 5, 2011

Eileen Farrell was a soprano

I hope everyone out there had a great holiday! If you didn’t get a chance to listen to my last post, please do. I still don’t know who the artist is in that recording.

Here’s some music of the type my grandpa seemed to love:

“Romance,” 9-6-1943

January 20, 2010

Here is some serious melodrama! Unfortunately I only have part two, so this starts in the middle of the story. This episode is called “Wild Oranges,” based on a book by Joseph Hergesheimer. Helen Claire and Lawson Zerbe star.

Here’s the direct link to the bandcamp page for this program.

“To help you relax and renew the energy all of us need these days,” here’s a recording of To Your Good Health from the House of Squibb. Lyn Murray directs the Squibb Orchestra and Chorus of Stars, with Hubie Hendrie.

This program includes a medley from the Broadway revival of “The Merry Widow,” (“Girls Girls Girls,” “Veila” and “Maxim’s”), “Molly on the Shore,” and “Where e’er You Walk.”

Here’s the link to the download page for screen readers.

I’m planning to take a little break from Grandpa’s iPod for Christmas, but don’t go away—I’ll be back soon with more unique radio programs!