Special V-J Day show: radio broadcastAdditional title: Armed Forces Radio Service special V-J Day showAdditional title: VJ Day Special
NamesHope, Bob, 1903-2003 (Host)Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977 (Performer)Langford, Frances (Performer)Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994 (Performer)Wilkerson, Martha, 1918-1999 (Performer)Garland, Judy (Performer)Simms, Ginny (Performer)Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 (Performer)Marshall, Herbert, 1890-1966 (Commentator)Young, Loretta, 1913-2000 (Commentator)Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978 (Commentator)Chekhov, Michael, 1891-1955 (Commentator)Lin, Yutang, 1895-1976 (Commentator)Sheen, Fulton J. (Fulton John), 1895-1979 (Commentator)Magnin, Edgar F. (Edgar Fogel), 1890-1984 (Commentator)Brooks, Roelif H., Reverend (Commentator)Ken Darby Singers (Performer)Armed Forces Radio Service Orchestra (Performer)United States. Armed Forces Radio Service (Performer)
Lawrence and Lee collection of broadcast recordings
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1945-08-14
Table of ContentsOpening announcements -- America the beautiful ; Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition (The Ken Darby Singers -- This is the army Mr. Jones (Langford) -- I've been working on the railroad (Shore with The Ken Darby Singers) -- Don't sit under the apple tree (Simms) -- The biscuits in the army they say are mighty fine (Gee Mom I want to go home) (Shore with The Ken Darby Singers) -- This is a GI Jazz (Mercer) -- When the war is over we will all enlist again (Langford, Shore & Simms with The Ken Darby Singers) -- Commentary -- Medley (starts with We're off to see Herr Hitler) (Garland with The Ken Darby Singers) -- Roll out the barrel ; Comin' in on a wing and a prayer (Hope with The Ken Darby Singers and cast) -- Commentary -- Old Hundredth Doxology (The Ken Darby Singers) -- Charles Boyer's address in French -- Lin Yutang's address in Chinese -- Michael Chekhov's address in Russian -- Commentaries and religious addresses -- Glory, glory, hallelujah.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 624
TopicsPopular music -- United States -- 1941-1950Radio programs, Musical -- United StatesWorld War, 1939-1945 -- Songs and music
NotesSource note: Title supplied by cataloger from label on original disc; credits from audition.Content: Program dedicated to the victory of the Allied Forces in World War II. Additional short commentaries precede or follow the music numbers.Performers: Bob Hope, host ; Bing Crosby, Frances Langford, Dinah Shore, GI Jill (Martha Wilkerson), Judy Garland, Ginny Simms, Johnny Mercer, Ken Darby Singers, performers ; Herbert Marshall, Loretta Young, Charles Boyer, Michael Chekhov, Lin Yutang, Monsignor Fulton J. Sheen, Rabbi Edgar Magnin, Reverend R.H. Brooks, commentators ; AFRS Orchestra.Venue: Broadcast live from Washington (D.C.) 1945 August 14.Acquisition: Gift; Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee.
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 1 audio disc (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, lacquer, mono. ; 16 in.
DescriptionProgram dedicated to the victory of the Allied Forces in World War II. Additional short commentaries precede or follow the music numbers.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 921854355NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20800179Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 93b93d40-b91c-0133-5bb0-60f81dd2b63c
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