We're celebrating Father's Day on this week's edition of NRT with songs about dear 'ol Dad by Groucho Marx, Sammy Kaye Orch., The Mills Bros., Eddie Fisher, Mary Martin with Eddy Duchin, Johnny Cash, our Bing Sings feature, & Old Time Radio Time: Father Knows Best from 6/15/50 “Father’s Day Trip”
It's an all-girl revue on this week's NRT with songs from the new Diana Krall album, plus Keely Smith, Jeri Southern, Martha Tilton with Benny Goodman, Harry James, Lionel Hampton, Dinah Washington, Kay Starr, Annie Ross with Gerry Mulligan, plus Old Time Radio Time: Our Miss Brooks starring Eve Arden from 5/31/53 “The Cosmo Article”
With songs by Jack Teagarden, Stan Kenton, June Christy, Louis Armstrong & the All Stars with Gary Crosby, Nat King Cole trio, Eddie Condon’s All Stars, Peggy Lee, our Bing Sings feature, & Old Time Radio Time: Inner Sanctum Mysteries from 5/22/45 “Dead To Rights”
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!