We go back 78 years and examine Your Hit Parade's Singles chart for the week ending August 12, 1939! With the top 8 by Will Glahe Musette Orch., Glenn Miller Orch. with Ray Eberle, Tommy Dorsey Orch. with Jack Leonard, Glen Gray & The Casa Loma orch., Artie Shaw with Helen Forrest, Ozzie Nelson orch, + more Glenn Miller and Old Time Radio Time: The Jack Benny Jello Program from 6/25/39!
Devoting the entire hour in tribute to the memory of New York radio legend Rich Conaty, host for over 40 years of The Big Broadcast. Rich passed away in December, too soon, at age 62. This week's show is patterned after Rich's, featuring an hour of classic dance band and personality records exclusively from the 1920's in true BB format.
The 200th weekly episode of NRT with special guest for the entire hour, the legendary Pat Boone ! Pat was the second biggest charting artist of the late 1950s, behind only Elvis Presley, and sold over 45 million albums, with 38 Top 40 hits. We'll be talking about many of those hits, and featuring cuts from his new Duets album & so much more!