Here's Bing-Radio Broadcasts 1938-1946

Bing Crosby

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Easy Listening, Male Vocalist
May 27, 2016

Format: Compact Disc



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These were the peak years of radio and of course everyone wanted to hear Bing sing, especially during the war years. He was the top movie and recording star of the era. On radio his Kraft Music Hall sometimes attracted audiences of almost 50 million! Guests ranged from opera singers to comedians.

We've selected songs from the period 1938 to 1946. None were recorded by Bing commercially. Bing often sang duets and two examples - with Connee Boswell and Marilyn Maxwell are included.

These tracks were nearly lost. In the 1960s Eddie Rice, a Crosby fan, visited John Scott Trotter who had led the Kraft orchestra. John Scott revealed that acetates of many of the songs were stored on discs under the floorboards at his home. Rice persuaded Trotter to release the discs.
After remastering followed.
To call them a revelation would be an understatement.

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Key Value
Catalogue number JSP6705
Barcode 0788065670528
Number of items 1
Packaging type Jewel Case
Imported No
Weight 90g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 25mm x 5mm x 25mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Dont Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me) -
2. I Can Dream Cant I? -
3. Lovelight in the Starlight -
4. Long Long Ago -
5. If I Didnt Care -
6. What Can I Say (After I Say Im Sorry) -
7. Wishing (Will Make It So) -
8. When You Were Sweet Sixteen -
9. Sunday -
10. Loves Old Sweet Song -
11. Little Girl -
12. Juanita -
13. I Cant Love You Any More (Any More Than I Do) -
14. When I Grow Too Old to Dream -
15. Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga -
16. Oh! Susannah -
17. Oh! Look at Me Now: with Connee Boswell -
18. In The Gloaming -
19. Yours -
20. Why Dont We Do This More Often? -
21. I Remember You -
22. Daybreak -
23. Ive Got a Gal in Kalamazoo -
24. My Devotion -
25. Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition! -
26. Taking a Chance on Love -
27. A Lot in Common with You: with Marylin Maxwell) -
28. How Many Hearts Have You Broken? -
29. Tangerine -
30. One More Dream -
31. Oh! What It Seemed To Be -
32. Ill Never Smile Again (and sign off) -