It's songs of love on this week's NRT in honor of Valentine's Day. With songs by Keely Smith, Dean Martin, Perry Como, Doris Day, Peggy Lee, plus our Bing Sings feature, and My Funny Valentine – by Frank Sinatra. Along with Old Time Radio Time: The Jack Benny Program from 2/14/37 celebrating Jack’s Birthday!
Putting the spotlight on the Glenn Miller Orch. in 1939 this week on NRT! Featuring some rare gems recorded by the Miller band during 1939, along with our Bing Sings Feature (featuring a 1939 Miller hit), and Old Time Radio Time: Glenn Miller live remote from the Meadowlands from 4/4/39!
It's songs best known as instrumentals on NRT this week. Featuring tunes by Frankie Laine, Anita O’Day, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland with Bob Crosby, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters, Billie Holiday, Kay Starr, plus Old Time Radio Time: It Pays To Be Ignorant from 10/20/44 with Robert Benchley.
We've got some rare gems and choice material on this week's NRT! With songs by Glenn Miller, Dick Haymes with Benny Goodman’s Orch., Ernest Tubb & The Andrews Sisters, The Mills Bros., Tony Martin, Dinah Shore, Sammy Kaye Orch., Vaughn Monroe, our Bing Sings feature, & Old Time Radio Time: The Green Hornet – Trouble Hits The Trolleys from 6/8/39!
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!