It's songs for Veteran’s Day on this week's NRT. With some great tunes by Red Foley, Johnny Cash, Vaughn Monroe, Johnny Mercer, Glenn Miller Orch., Eddie Cantor, our Bing Sings feature, plus Old Time Radio Time: Command Performance 8/30/42 with Bing Crosby, Abbott & Costello, Kay Kyser!
We're featuring some rare recordings from the 1930's transferred direct from 78 rpm records on this edition of NRT! With songs by Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra, Shep Fields & His Ripling Rhythm, Benny Goodman, plus a rare Old Time Radio Time broadcast that's not currently in circulation from the original transcription discs! It's Lady Esther Presents the Screen Guild Players with “Parent By Proxy” starring Jack Benny & Paulette Goddard from 1/13/47!
We spend the hour remembering Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 - October 14, 1977) on the 40th anniversary of his passing. We will take a look back at his activities and recordings during the final 10 months of his life, featuring some rare songs and interview excerpts that haven't been heard in 40 years!
It's the 300th consecutive weekly episode of NRT, and you're invited to the party as we look back at some of the best moments of our many interviews since 2012. Including Peggy King, Thisbe Vos, John Mills, Barbara Rosene, Tony Bambino, Regis Philbin, Brigitte Zarie, Suzy Bogguss, Deana Martin, and Pat Boone!
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!