Not quite a Retro Diary, just a lot of Bing Crosby. Presenting a couple of firsts… sort of… An early radio show, and the earliest I can find at the moment, plus his first show for Philco Radio.
Woodbury Show 34-09-18 (33) First Song – Love In Bloom
Features: Ken Carpenter, Bing Crosby, Boswell Sisters.
- Love In Bloom (Chorus only
- On My Way to You (Bing Crosby).
- Heebie Geebie Blues (Boswell Sisters).
- Medley of Hollywood’s Favorites. (Georgie Stoehl and his Orchestra).
- Medley of sweet band music. (Georgie Stoehl and his Orchestra).
- Just a Wearying for You (Bing Crosby).
- Why Don’t You Practice What You Preach (Connie, Jess and Martha Boswell).
- Love in Bloom (reprise)
Note: We learn that Bing has sons, and recently twins. We also learn the names of the Boswell Sisters.
Philco Radio Time 46-10-16 ep1 Bob Hope
Features: Ken Carpenter, John Scot Trotter, Stitch Henderson, Charioteers.
- Sun in the Morning and the Moon At Night.
- Moonlight Bay (Bing with Charioteers).
- Turkey in the Straw (Stitch Henderson Piano instrumental).
- Bob “Philco” Hpe welcomes Bing to the air with a new show, new sponsor, and generally dishes out the insults to his pal.
- Jokes about each others past times rule. Baseball teams, horses , and movies.
- Bing and Bob’s song, Put It There Pal, gets ad libbed lyrics to keep the theme going.
- Love on a Grayhound Bus (Lena Romei).
- Cynthia (Bing).
- Keith spends some time with how Bing’s song, Love in Bloom, relates to Jack Benny. Also a few other tidbits on Bing.
- The Retrobots get a phone call to further cut their time short.
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