A bit of a pop/rock flair this week with songs by Peggy Lee, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Fred Astaire, The Cascades, Buddy Holly, Don Gibson, our Bing Sings feature with the British band of the AEF, & Old Time Radio Time: The Whistler from 5/1/43 “The Killers”.
It's a special rebroadcast of an early Easter edition of NRT from April 2010! Featuring a basketful of songs by Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, Michael Holliday, Claude Thornhill, Fred Astaire, Jerry Colonna, The Boswell Sisters, Al Jolson, plus Old Time Radio Time: The Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy Show from 3/25/45!
We have some requests and spin some new CD's on this week's NRT. With songs by Rosemary Clooney with Tony Pastor, Bing Crosby with Buddy Cole’s Trio, The Andrews Sisters, Edmond Hall & His Swing Sextet, Harry James Orch. with Kitty Kallen & Frank Sinatra, along with Old Time Radio Time: The Jimmy Durante Program from 4/14/48 with Peggy Lee & Victor Moore!
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!