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KEZW’s Rick Crandall is joined by Dennis Spragg of the Glenn Miller Archive every Saturday night for an hour of pure nostalgia. Dennis digs deep into the collection of the GMA at the University of Colorado and brings two broadcast remotes each week. Each week we share the history of the artists and songs and take you on a magical journey to big bands golden days.

KEZW’s Rick Crandall is joined by Dennis Spragg of the Glenn Miller Archive every Saturday night for an hour of pure nostalgia. Dennis digs deep into the collection of the GMA at the University of Colorado and brings two broadcast remotes each week. Each week we share the history of the artists and songs and take you on a magical journey to big bands golden days.
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KEZW’s Rick Crandall is joined by Dennis Spragg of the Glenn Miller Archive every Saturday night for an hour of pure nostalgia. Dennis digs deep into the collection of the GMA at the University of Colorado and brings two broadcast remotes each week. Each week we share the history of the artists and songs and take you on a magical journey to big bands golden days.

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Episodes

Star Spangled Radio Hour - 11.11.17

11/11/2017
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SSRH 388 November 11, 2017 VETERAN’S DAY WITH SERVICE BANDS First Army Air Forces Radio Production Unit [38th AAF Base Unit (Radio Production)] “Music with Wings” Saturday, January 20, 1945 Santa Ana Army Air Base, California Lt. Col. Eddie Dunstedter, commanding officer M/Sgt. Felix Slatkin, musical director Sgt. Hal Gibney, announcer (OWI) United States Navy Dance Band “The Rangers” President Roosevelt’s Birthday Broadcast Broadcast Saturday, January 30,...

Duration: 01:46:18


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 11.4.17

11/4/2017
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SSRH 387 November 4, 2017 HARRY JAMES AND HIS MUSIC MAKERS Wednesday, August 19, 1942 11:15 – 11:40 pm Hotel Astor Roof New York (CBS) Ed Fleming, announcer One Night Stand Fill #1 Hollywood Palladium December 2, 1943 From CBS sustaining remote Harry Mitchell, announcer (AFRS) One Night Stand 336 Wednesday, August 16, 1944 Casino Gardens Ocean Park, Santa Monica, California From Blue Network sustaining remote With assembled (edited) parts Tommy Dorsey,...

Duration: 01:37:11


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 10.28.17

10/28/2017
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SSRH 386 October 28, 2017 TOMMY DORSEY AND HIS ORCHESTRA “Thursday Evening with Tommy Dorsey” Treasury Department Program 18 Thursday, August 27, 1942 10:15 - 10:45 pm Palace Theatre Youngstown, Ohio Tom McGee, announcer (BLUE) “Thursday Evening with Tommy Dorsey” Treasury Department Program 19 Thursday, September 3, 1942 9:15 - 9:45 pm Circle Theatre Indianapolis, Indiana Bill Froesch, announcer (BLUE) FRANK SINATRA “Songs by Sinatra” Sunday, December 26, 1943 7:15 –...

Duration: 01:31:18


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 10.21.17

10/21/2017
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SSRH 385 October 21, 2017 “ONE NIGHT STAND” One Night Stand 2803 Ray Anthony Friday, January 18, 1952 Cafe Rouge Hotel Statler New York From CBS remote (AFRS) One Night Stand 4413 Les Brown July 1957 Hershey Park Ballroom Hershey, Pennsylvania From ABC remote (AFRTS) Johnny Richards and his Orchestra July 1957 Birdland New York Frokm ABC remote (AFRS) One Night Stand 4966 Charlie Barnet December 4, 1959 Hollywood Palladium From KFI (NBC) remote Dave Shaw, NBC...

Duration: 01:40:39


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 10.7.17

10/7/2017
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SSRH 363 October 7, 2017 TOMMY DORSEY AND HIS ORCHESTRA “The Dorsey Hour” Saturday, July 27, 1940 5:00 - 6:00 pm Hotel Astor Roof, New York (NBC-Red) Lyle Van, announcer Tommy Dorsey, host George Mathus, remote engineer Sam Coslow and Jack Votion, guests “Fame and Fortune” 2 Thursday October 24, 1940 5:30 – 6:00 pm NBC Hollywood (NBC-Blue) Fred B. Cole, announcer Tommy Dorsey, host SSRH 363 Playlist (27Jul40) I’m Gettin’ Sentimental Over You (opening theme), Swing Time Up...

Duration: 01:42:30


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 9.30.17

9/30/2017
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SSRH 382 September 30, 2017 "ONE NIGHT STAND” Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra One Night Stand 687 Wednesday, July 18, 1945 Mission Beach Ballroom San Diego, California From NBC Sustaining Remote (AFRS) Stan Kenton and his Orchestra One Night Stand 760 Thursday, September 27, 1945 Café Rouge Hotel Pennsylvania New York From CBS Sustaining Remote (AFRS) Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra One Night Stand 764 Sunday, October 7, 1945 New Zanzibar Café New York From NBC...

Duration: 01:42:22


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 9.23.17

9/23/2017
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SSRH 381 September 23, 2017 GLENN MILLER – AMERICA’S NUMBER ONE BANDLEADER Tuesday, June 20, 1939 6:30-6:45 pm Glen Island Casino New Rochelle, New York (NBC-Red) Nelson Case, announcer July 26, 1939 RCA Studio 2 New York BS 038139-1 Bluebird B-10372-A Blue Orchids Tuesday, February 27, 1940 Midnight-12:30 am Café Rouge Hotel Pennsylvania New York (NBC-Blue) Oscar Alvin (Butch) Robinson, announcer Thursday, June 13, 1940 1:00 – 5:25 pm RCA Studio A, Merchandise Mart,...

Duration: 01:57:27


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 9.16.17

9/16/2017
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SSRH 380 September 16, 2017 AFRS ONE NIGHT STAND COUNT BASIE AND HIS ORCHESTRA One Night Stand 1111 Saturday, July 27, 1946 12:30 – 1:00 am Aquarium Restaurant New York From CBS (WABC) sustaining remote WOODY HERMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA One Night Stand 1134 Wednesday, August 28, 1946 Casino Gardens Ballroom Ocean Park, Santa Monica, California TEX BENEKE AND HIS ORCHESTRA One Night Stand 1956 Friday, January 28, 1949 Hollywood Palladium SSRH 380 Playlist (27Jul46) One...

Duration: 01:43:32


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 9.9.17

9/9/2017
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SSRH 379 SEPTEMBER 9, 2017 ARMY AIR FORCES TRAINING COMMAND ORCHESTRA DIRECTED BY CAPT. GLENN MILLER I SUSTAIN THE WINGS Saturday, June 5, 1943 2:05-2:30 am Woolsey Hall Yale University New Haven, Conn. (CBS) (WEEI) Pvt. Broderick Crawford, announcer Capt. Glenn Miller, host National Archives of the United States 200-1512 UNCLE SAM PRESENTS Saturday, October 2, 1943 9:15-10:00 am NBC Studio 6-A Radio City New York Recording Session for the OWI Lt. Donald Briggs,...

Duration: 01:41:33


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 9.2.17

9/2/2017
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SSRH 378 September 2, 2017 A TRIBUTE TO BEA WAIN “Your Hit Parade” September 1943 (CBS) Put Your Arms Around Me Honey Comin’ In On a Wing and a Prayer Bea Wain, vocal Mark Warnow Orchestra (None – D3MC 164) V-Disc 1-A (A release) Kiss the Boys Goodbye Thursday, May 22, 1941 RCA Studio 1 New York BS-065293-2 Victor 274445 LARRY CLINTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA “The Magic Key of RCA” Sunday, August 21, 1938 2:00-3:00 pm RCA Radio City, New York (NBC-Blue) Clifton Fadiman,...

Duration: 01:28:13


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 8.26.17

8/26/2017
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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,...

Duration: 01:38:06


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 8.19.17

8/19/2017
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SSRH 376 August 19, 2017 BENNY GOODMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA Camel Caravan Tuesday, January 17, 1939 9:30-10:00 pm New York (CBS) Harry Holcombe, announcer Johnny Mercer, master of ceremonies Benny Goodman, host Billie Holiday, guest Camel Caravan Tuesday, January 24, 1939 9:30-10:00 pm New York (CBS) Harry Holcombe, announcer Johnny Mercer, master of ceremonies Benny Goodman, host Joseph Szigeti and Andre Petri, guests Camel Caravan Tuesday, January 31, 1939 9:30-10:00...

Duration: 01:39:23


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 8.13.17.mp3

8/12/2017
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SSRH 375 August 12, 2017 AFRS MAGIC CARPET – Part 3 DESI ARNAZ AND HIS ORCHESTRA Magic Carpet 231 (AFRS) February 1946 Ciro’s Hollywood RAY McKINLEY AND HIS ORCHESTRA Magic Carpet 280 (AFRS) Probably March 31, 1946 Century Room Hotel Commodore New York From ABC Treasury Program broadcast Bob Waldrop, announcer HAL ALOMA Magic Carpet 264 (AFRS) March 1946 Hawaiian Room Hotel Lexington New York BUDDY RICH AND HIS ORCHESTRA Magic Carpet 693 (AFRS) April...

Duration: 01:39:29


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 8.6.17

8/6/2017
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SSRH 374 August 5, 2017 “GLENN MILLER DECLASSIFIED SPEC IAL” ARMY AIR FORCES TRAINING COMMAND ORCHESTRA Directed by Capt. Glenn Miller I Sustain the Wings 4 (Test) Saturday, June 19, 1943 2:05 – 2:30 pm Woolsey Hall Yale University New Haven, Connecticut (CBS – Northeast Regional Feed) (WEEI, Boston) Pvt. Broderick Crawford, announcer Capt. Glenn Miller, host I Sustain the Wings 5 (Test) Saturday, June 26, 1943 2:05 – 2:30 pm AAFTTC Technical School Pawling, New York (CBS...

Duration: 01:13:50


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 7.29.17

7/29/2017
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SSRH 373 July 29, 2017 TOMMY DORSEY AND HIS ORCHESTRA Tommy Dorsey Show 8 From NBC Raleigh-Kool Program Wednesday, February 24, 1943 5:30-6:00 pm PWT Truman Bradley, NBC announcer Tommy Dorsey, host (SSD) Tommy Dorsey Show 25 From NBC Raleigh-Kool Program Wednesday, June 23, 1943 5:30-6:00 pm EWT Truman Bradley, NBC announcer Tommy Dorsey, host (SSD) Tommy Dorsey Show 47 From NBC Tommy Dorsey and Company Sunday, August 12, 1945 5:30-6:00 pm PWT Frank Barton, NBC...

Duration: 01:40:55


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 7.22.17

7/22/2017
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SSRH 372 BING CROSBY “Command Performance” 75 Sunday, July 11, 1943 CBS Hollywood (SSD) Ken Carpenter, announcer Bing Crosby, host Betty Grable, Arthur Rubenstein, Harry James and his Music Makers with Helen Forrest, guests With Trudy Erwin, Leo “Ukie” Sherin, John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra “Kraft Music Hall” 340 Thursday, July 6, 1944 NBC Hollywood (NBC) Ken Carpenter, announcer Bing Crosby, host Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey, guests With Marilyn Maxwell, The Music Maids and...

Duration: 01:38:29


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 7.15.17

7/14/2017
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SSRH 371 July 15, 2017 RICHARD CLEGG BBC INTERVIEWS, PART 2 Army Air Forces Training Command Orchestra Directed by Capt. Glenn Miller “Uncle Sam Presents” January 15, 1944 NBC New York (OWI) Lt. Donald Briggs, announcer Capt. Glenn Miller, host (excerpt) “Glenn Miller Anniversary Feature” December 17, 1981 (BBC) Richard Clegg, host Michael “Peanuts” Hucko, guest Army Air Forces Band (Special) Directed by Maj. Glenn Miller “Moonlight Serenade” November 25,...

Duration: 01:24:27


Star Spangled Radio Hour - 7.8.17

7/8/2017
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SSRH 370 July 8, 2017 GLENN MILLER AND HIS ORCHESTRA June 19, 1939 (Monday) 5:00 - 5:30 pm Glen Island Casino New Rochelle, New York (NBC-Red) Oscar Alvin (Al, Butch) Robinson, announcer June 19, 1939 (Monday) 11:30 pm – Midnight Glen Island Casino New Rochelle, New York (NBC-Blue) Oscar Alvin (Al, Butch) Robinson, announcer July 14, 1939 (Friday) 11:00 – 11:30 pm Glen Island Casino New Rochelle, New York (NBC-Blue) Hugh James (Hubert J. McIlrevey), announcer SSRH 370...

Duration: 01:37:21

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