A Bing Crosby Discography - part 2g
 
Other Radio. TV and miscellaneous recordings

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Date: ca. 27 June 1930
Location: Station KFI, California
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT

Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc),

a. Radio A Bench In The Park(Jack Yellen, Milton Ager)
b. Radio Everything's Agreed Upon(Bing Crosby, Harry Barris)
Both titles on: SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1296 — BING CROSBY - GOOD AND RARE VOLUME 3   (2016)

June 27, Friday. (8:30 p.m.) The Rhythm Boys begin a new NBC radio series from station KFI. The show is sponsored by the Union Oil Company. Walter O’Keefe is the MC.


Date: 25 September 1932
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Union Oil Radio Show

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton (pno), Eddie Lang (gtr)

a. Union Oil Love Me Tonight(Ned Washington, Bing Crosby, Victor Young)
b. Union Oil Say It Isn't So(Irving Berlin)
c. Union Oil Some Of These Days(Shelton Brooks)
All titles on: INTERNATIONAL CLUB CROSBY (Limited Circulation) CD — BING CROSBY ENTERTAINS FOR WOODBURY SOAP   (2008)

September 25, Sunday. (9:00–10:00 p.m.) Bing takes part in the Union Oil/Dominoes radio program from station KFI and sings three songs accompanied by Lennie Hayton and Eddie Lang. Jack Sheehan is the host.


Date: 30 September 1933
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
PARADE OF CHAMPIONS - CBS Radio

Bing Crosby (voc), Raymond Paige Orchestra (orc)

a. CBS Champions Thanks(Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston)
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 14 — BING IN THE THIRTIES Volume 2   (1978)
b. CBS Champions Don't Blame Me(Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh)
unissued
c. CBS Champions I Guess It Had To Be That Way(Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston)
unissued

September 30, Saturday. (6:15 to 6:30 p.m.) Bing stars in Parade of Champions on CBS with the Raymond Paige Orchestra. This is the first of a series of six broadcasts sponsored by Studebaker to promote their four models, He sings “Thanks,” “Don’t Blame Me,” and “I Guess It Had To Be That Way.”


Date: ca. October 1933
Location: San Simeon, California
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"Going Hollywood" wrap party

Bing Crosby (voc),

a. Parody Rollickin' Rockaway Raoul - 1:44(Bing Crosby, Arthur Freed)
FOR COLLECTORS ONLY LP 12"FCO100B — BING CROSBY - FOR COLLECTORS ONLY   
CURTAIN CALLS LP 12"CURTAIN CALLS 1002 — BOTH SIDES OF BING CROSBY   

Date: 8 November 1937
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
LUX Radio Theatre "SHE LOVES ME NOT"

Bing Crosby (voc), Louis Silvers & His Orchestra (orc)

a. LUX "She Loves Me Not" Love In Bloom(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)
b. LUX "She Loves Me Not" I'm Hummin', I'm Whistlin', I'm Singin'(Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
c. LUX "She Loves Me Not" Straight From The Shoulder(Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
All titles on: TOTEM (Canada) LP 12"LP1004 — SHE LOVES ME NOT - LUX Radio Theatre Broadcast of 8 November 1937   

Rado dramatisation with three songs.
Totem LP‑1004 - ‘She Loves Me Not’ contains the entire programme.


Date: 10 December 1939
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Mr JINX GOES GOES TO SEA- SCREEN GUILD radio presentation

Bing Crosby (voc), Orchestra (orc)

a. Screen Guild 'Mr Jinx Goes To Sea' Are You Having Any Fun?(Jack Yellen, Sammy Fain)
b. Screen Guild 'Mr Jinx Goes To Sea' Make With The Kisses(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer)
c. Screen Guild 'Mr Jinx Goes To Sea' South Of The Border(Jimmy Kennedy, Michael Carr)
All titles unissued.

Andy Devine participated


Date: 15 January 1940
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
LUX Radio "SING YOU SINNERS"

Bing Crosby (voc), Louis Silvers & His Orchestra (orc)

a. Lux Radio I've Got A Pocketful Of Dreams(Johnny Burke, James V Monaco)
b. Lux Radio Don't Let That Moon Get Away(Johnny Burke, James V Monaco)
c. Lux Radio Small Fry(Frank Loesser, Hoagy Carmichael)
All titles on: SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 08 — SING YOU SINNERS - 1940 Lux Radio Theater Broadcast dramatisation    

Lux Radio dramatisation over CBS, based on the movie film script. Bing sings three songs and the cast included Ralph Bellamy and Elizabeth Patterson.

Spokane LP 8 ‘Sing You Sinners’ contains the complete programme.


Date: 16 August 1940
Location: Del Mar Racecourse
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
‘RHYTHM ON THE RIVER’ Film premiere on CBS Radio

a. CBS Radio Where The Turf Meets The Surf(Johnny Burke, Bing Crosby, James V Monaco)

Johnny Burke, Ken Carpenter, Lillian Cornell, Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, Pat O'Brien, Victor Schertzinger, John Scott Trotter (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

LIMITED EDITION CLUB LP 12"JGB1004 — THROUGH THE YEARS volume 2   
CURTAIN CALLS LP 12"CURTAIN CALLS 1002 — BOTH SIDES OF BING CROSBY   
b. CBS Radio That's For Me(Johnny Burke, James V Monaco)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
c. CBS Radio Rhythm On The River(Johnny Burke, James V Monaco)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
d. CBS Radio When The Moon Comes Over Madison Square(Johnny Burke, James V Monaco)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
e. CBS Radio Only Forever(Johnny Burke, James V Monaco)

Bing Crosby, Mary Martin (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

CURTAIN CALLS LP 12"CURTAIN CALLS 1002 — BOTH SIDES OF BING CROSBY   

A live broadcast from Del Mar in connection with the film premiere.

The LP Curtain Calls 100/2 - ‘Both Sides of Bing Crosby’ contains a substantial part of the programme..


Date: 23 February 1941
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
SCREEN GUILD dramatisation "ALTAR BOUND"

Bing Crosby (voc), Oscar Bradley (MD)

a. Radio drama "Altar Bound" Frenesi(SK "Bob" Russell, Ray Charles, Alberto Dominguez)
unissued

Radio dramatisation with Bob Hope and Betty Grable
It is understood that the 6-CD set - Radiospirits 40062 “On The Road Again” contains the programme but the compiler lacks full details.


Date: 30 August 1942
Location: Washington DC
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 30

a. CP 30 Clementine(Percy Montrose)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Music Maids (vgr), Kay Kyser and His Orchestra (orc)

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 32 — DER BINGLE - Volume 5   
b. CP 30 Down By The Old Mill Stream(Tell Taylor)

James Cagney, Bing Crosby (voc), The Music Maids (vgr)

unissued

This programme, with Command Performance No 31 assembled from "The Bureau of Public Relations Washington Show"


Date: 30 August 1942
Location: Washington DC
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 31

a. CP 31 Basin Street Blues(Spencer Williams)

Connie Boswell, Bing Crosby (voc), Dr Frank Black (orc)

unissued
b. CP 31 Stardust(Mitchell Parish, Hoagy Carmichael)

Bing Crosby (voc),

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 32 — DER BINGLE - Volume 5   

This programme, with Command Performance No 30 assembled from "The Bureau of Public Relations Washington Show"

Spokane 32 - “Der Bingle - Volume 5” shows 'Stardust' as originating from Command Performance No. 30.


Date: 13 October 1942
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 36

a. CP 36 You Are My Sunshine(Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 32 — DER BINGLE - Volume 5   
b. CP 36 Wait 'Till The Sun Shines, Nellie(Andrew B Sterling, Harry von Tilzer)

Bing Crosby, Mary Martin (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
c. CP 36 My Old Kentucky Home(Stephen Collins Foster)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (acc), Perry Botkin (gtr)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
d. CP 36 Medley

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (acc)

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 31 — BING & DINAH   
e. CP 36 Stardust(Mitchell Parish, Hoagy Carmichael)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued

Medley: with Dinah Shore, consisting of One Dozen Roses; Sleepy Lagoon; Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet; Blues In The Night, Honeysuckle Rose; Deep Purple; Only Forever; Three Little Words; Always In My Heart, containing only a snatch of each item.

Spokane 32 "Bing and Dinah" contains a fragmentary version of this medley.


Date: 11 January 1943
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
SCREEN GUILD presentation of "HOLIDAY INN"

a. Screen Guild White Christmas(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

b. Screen Guild Happy Holiday(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

c. Screen Guild Abraham(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

d. Screen Guild Be Careful, It's My Heart(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

e. Screen Guild Easter Parade(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

All titles on: SANDY HOOK LP 12"SH 2409 — BING CROSBY - HOLIDAY INN & THE BELLS OF ST MARY'S   
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 15 — BING CROSBY - HOLIDAY INN & THE BELLS OF ST MARY'S    (1978)

A dramatisation for radio of the motion picture script. The musical tracks sung by Bing are listed.

Spokane LP 15 and Sandy Hook SH2409 ‘The Bells Of St. Mary’s/Holiday Inn’ both contain the full programme.
It also understood to be part of the 6CD set Radiospirits 40062 “On The Road Again”, but the present compiler lacks full information.


Date: 13 February 1943
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 52

a. CP 52 Abraham(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Charioteers, The Music Maids and Phil (vgr), Orchestra (orc)

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 32 — DER BINGLE - Volume 5   
b. CP 52 De Camptown Races(Stephen Collins Foster)

Richard Crooks, Bing Crosby (voc), Orchestra (orc)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
c. CP 52 Miss You(Harry Tobias, Charles Tobias, Henry H Tobias)

Bing Crosby (voc), Orchestra (orc)

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 32 — DER BINGLE - Volume 5   

Date: 24 February 1943
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 54

a. CP 54 It's A Long Way To Tipperary(Jack Judge, Harry Williams)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), AAF Orchestra (orc), Eddie Dunstedter (dir), Bob Hope (ann)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 31 — BING & DINAH   
b. CP 54 You Are My Sunshine(Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Music Maids and Phil (vgr), AAF Orchestra (orc), Major Eddie Dunstedter (dir)

unissued
c. CP 54 It Ain't Necessarily So(Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin, DuBose Heyward)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), Meredith Willson (Con), AAF Orchestra (orc), Major Eddie Dunstedter (dir)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 31 — BING & DINAH   

'It Ain't Necessaily So' mastered for release on V-Disc 2A(Army) matrix unknown.
'You Are My Sunshine' mastered for release on V- Disc 24-A Army.
'It's A Long Way To Tipperary' mastered for release on V-Disc 24-B (Army)

.


Date: 1 April 1943
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 60

a. CP 60 Great Day(Edward Eliscu, Vincent Youmans, Billy Rose)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Charioteers, The Music Maids and Phil (vgr), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 32 — DER BINGLE - Volume 5   
b. CP 60 Medley

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc),

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 31 — BING & DINAH   
c. CP 60 Easter Parade(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 31 — BING & DINAH   
d. CP 60 As Time Goes By(Herman Hupfeld)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued

Medley with Dinah Shore: - Margie; Tangerine; Somebody Else Is Taking My Place; I Love You Truly; Conchita Marquita Lopez; I’ll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time; Basin Street Blues; Dear Mom; Blues In The Night

The medley is fragmentary and consists of parodies.


Date: 5 April 1943
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
LUX Radio dramatisation "ROAD TO MOROCCO"

a. LUX Radio "Road To Morocco" Moonlight Becomes You(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc), Louis Silvers & His Orchestra (orc)

b. LUX Radio "Road To Morocco" The Road To Morocco(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope (voc), Louis Silvers & His Orchestra (orc)

Both titles unissued.

Dramatisation with Bob Hope and Ginny Simms.
It is understood that the 6 CD set Radiospirits 40062 “On The Road Again”) contains the complete programme but the present complier lacks full information.


Date: 19 June 1943
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 71

a. CP 71 It Can't Be Wrong(James Kimble "Kim" Gannon, Max Steiner)

Bing Crosby (voc), Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra (orc)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 32 — DER BINGLE - Volume 5   
b. CP 71 Summertime(DuBose Heyward, George Gershwin)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra (orc)

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 31 — BING & DINAH   

Mastered for V-Disc 28-B (Army) and issued August 1943


Date: 4 July 1943
Location: Hollywood, Calif.
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
PAUL WHITEMAN SHOW -The Rhythm Boys' Reunion - Broadcast.

Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc)

a. AZL1937-Radio Mississippi Mud/ I left My Sugar Standing In The Rain(Harry Barris, Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal, James Cavanaugh)
MCA (US) CDMCAD4 10887 — BING - HIS LEGENDARY YEARS 1931 - 1957 Disc 3   (1993)
JONZO (UK) CDJZCD-34 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 34   (2003)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0022004-02 — BING CROSBY REDISCOVERED   (2014)

Bing and the original Rhythm Boys guest on the Paul Whiteman Radio show.

Bing also participates in several Gershwin songs in a medley with Dinah Shore, namely ‘Summertime’, ‘It Ain’t Necessarily So’ and ‘I Got Plenty of Nuttin’.

‘Mississippi Mud / I Left My Sugar Standing In the Rain’ was issued on the LP London HA‑Z 2365 - ‘Paul Whiteman’s 50th. Anniversary Record’ which is otherwise devoted to Whiteman.


Date: 11 July 1943
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
AFRS Command Performance 75

a. CP 75 Wait For Me, Mary(Charles Tobias, Nat Simon, Harry Tobias)

Bing Crosby, Trudy Erwin (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 23 — BING AND TRUDY - ON THE AIR   
b. CP 75 My Melancholy Baby(George A Norton, Ernie Burnett)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Leo "Ukie" Sherin (uk)

unissued
c. CP 75 I Never Mention Your Name (Oh, No!)(Don George, Walter Kent, Mack Davis)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 32 — DER BINGLE - Volume 5   

Date: 28 August 1943
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 81

a. CP 81 Sunday, Monday Or Always(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc),

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 32 — DER BINGLE - Volume 5   
b. CP 81 Inka-Dinka-Doo(Ben Ryan, Harry Donnelly, Jimmy Durante)

Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante (voc),

unissued
c. CP 81 Medley

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc),

unissued
d. CP 81 People Will Say We're In Love(Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers)

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc), Orchestra (orc)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
JSP (UK) CDJSP977 (b) — JUDY GARLAND - CLASSIC DUETS disc 2 of 4   (2017)

Medley with Judy Garland consists of parodied fragments only: - You Made Me Love You; I Remember You; That Old Black Magic; I’m Always Chasing Rainbows; Over The Rainbow; Moonlight Becomes You; Why Don’t You Do Right?; This Love Of Mine; You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To; Three O’Clock In The Morning; Where The Blue Of The Night; Ah! Sweet Mystery Of Life; I Ain’t Got Nobody; It’s A Great Day For The Irish


Date: 10 September 1943
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
G. I. Journal 9

a. GIJ 9 Wait For Me, Mary(Charles Tobias, Nat Simon, Harry Tobias)

Bing Crosby, Trudy Erwin (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
b. GIJ 9 Ridin' Herd On A Cloud(Perry Botkin, Bernie Schwartz, Jon Bushallow Jr)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
c. GIJ 9 It's Always You(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
d. GIJ 9 Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'(Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers)

Bing Crosby, Trudy Erwin (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
e. GIJ 9 - parody Mr. Crosby And Mr. Mercer(Ed Gallagher, Al Shean, Johnny Mercer)

Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante (voc),

unissued
f. GIJ 9 Home On The Range(Brewster M Higley, Daniel E Kelley)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc), Charlie LaVere (pno), Audience (cho)

unissued

Date: 13 September 1943
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
BIRTH OF THE BLUES - Screen Guild radio dramatisation

a. Screen Guild "Birth of the Blues" Memphis Blues(W. C. Handy, Johnny Mercer)

Bing Crosby (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

b. Screen Guild "Birth of the Blues" Basin Street Blues(Spencer Williams)

Bing Crosby, Johnny Mercer, Ginny Simms (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

c. Screen Guild "Birth of the Blues" The Birth Of The Blues(B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson)

Bing Crosby, Johnny Mercer, Ginny Simms (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

d. Screen Guild "Birth of the Blues" Way Down Yonder In New Orleans(Henry Creamer, Turner Layton)

Bing Crosby, Johnny Mercer, Ginny Simms (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

e. Screen Guild "Birth of the Blues" The Waiter And The Porter And The Upstairs Maid(Johnny Mercer)

Bing Crosby, Johnny Mercer, Ginny Simms (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

f. Screen Guild "Birth of the Blues" Wait 'Till The Sun Shines, Nellie(Andrew B Sterling, Harry von Tilzer)

Bing Crosby, Ginny Simms (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

All titles unissued.

There was a further radio dramatisation of ' Birth Of The Blues' in January 1950.


Date: 17 September 1943
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
G. I .Journal 10

a. GIJ 10 Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey(Albert von Tilzer, Junie McCree)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Music Maids And Hal (vgr), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc), Linda Darnell (spk)

unissued
b. GIJ 10 My Wild Irish Rose(Chauncey Olcott)

Bing Crosby (voc), Charlie LaVere (pno), Audience (cho)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)

Date: 25 September 1943
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 86

a. CP 86 Moonlight Bay(Edward Madden, Percy Wenrich)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Charioteers (vgr)

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 32 — DER BINGLE - Volume 5   
b. CP 86 These Foolish Things(Holt Marvel (Eric Maschwitz), Jack Strachey, Harry Link)

Bing Crosby, Frances Langford (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

unissued

Date: 18 December 1943
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 97

a. CP 97(i) (Parody) Mr. Crosby And Mr. Mercer(Ed Gallagher, Al Shean, Johnny Mercer)

Ken Carpenter, Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), The 370th Army Air Force Band (MBd), Skinnay Ennis (MD)

b. CP 97 Basin Street Blues(Spencer Williams)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Charioteers (vgr), James Sherman (pno)

c. CP 97(ii) (Parody) Mr. Crosby And Mr. Mercer(Ed Gallagher, Al Shean, Johnny Mercer)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc),

d. CP 97(i) (Parody) How Deep Is The Ocean? (G)(Irving Berlin)

Dinah Shore (voc),

e. CP 97 I'm An Old Cowhand (G)(Johnny Mercer)

Dinah Shore (voc), The 370th Army Air Force Band (MBd), Skinnay Ennis (MD), Leo "Ukie" Sherin (uk)

f. CP 97 San Antonio Rose (aka New San Antonio Rose)(Bob Wills)

Bing Crosby (voc), The 370th Army Air Force Band (MBd), Skinnay Ennis (MD), Leo "Ukie" Sherin (uk)

g. CP 97 Empty Saddles(J Keirn Brennan, Billy Hill)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), The 370th Army Air Force Band (MBd), Skinnay Ennis (MD), Leo "Ukie" Sherin (uk)

h. CP 97 Shoo-Shoo Baby (G)(Phil Moore)

The Charioteers (vgr), James Sherman (pno)

i. CP 97 Medley

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), The 370th Army Air Force Band (MBd), Skinnay Ennis (MD)

j. CP 97 Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'(Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), The 370th Army Air Force Band (MBd), Skinnay Ennis (MD)

All titles on: SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 31 — BING & DINAH   

Medley with Dinah Shore - Parodied fragments only:- Little Brown Jug; When You Wore A Tulip; A Girl Just Like The Girl; Put Your Arms Around Me Honey; Pistol Packin’ Mama; I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, Baby; Blues In The Night; Jim; Where The Blue Of The Night; White Christmas; I’ll See You In My Dreams; Lover, Come Back To Me; Little Brown Jug

The complete programme with all introductory material was issued on Spokane LP 31 "Bing and Dinah"


Date: 20 December 1943
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
LUX RADIO THEATRE "Dixie"

a. LUX RADIO "Dixie" Sunday, Monday Or Always(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc), Louis Silvers & His Orchestra (orc)

b. LUX RADIO "Dixie" Swing Low, Sweet Chariot(Sarah Hann Shepherd)

Bing Crosby (voc), Chorus (vgr), Louis Silvers & His Orchestra (orc)

c. LUX RADIO "Dixie" She's From Missouri(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)

Bing Crosby (voc), Chorus (vgr), Louis Silvers & His Orchestra (orc)

d. LUX RADIO "Dixie" A Horse That Knows The Way (Back Home)(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)

Bing Crosby (voc), Louis Silvers & His Orchestra (orc)

e. LUX RADIO "Dixie" If You Please(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc), Louis Silvers & His Orchestra (orc)

f. LUX RADIO "Dixie" Dixie(Dan Emmett)

Bing Crosby (voc), Chorus (vgr), Louis Silvers & His Orchestra (orc)

All titles unissued.

Radio dramatisation of the film "Dixie" with Barry Sullivan and Dorothy Lamour


Date: 10 January 1944
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Jubilee radio forces show

Bing Crosby (voc), The Charioteers (vgr), C.P. Johnson Orchestra (orc), Ernest (Ernie "Bubbles") Whitman (ann)

a. "Jubilee" show Shoo-Shoo Baby(Phil Moore)
SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)

Date: 12 January 1944
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Mail Call No. 73

a. Mail Call 73 San Fernando Valley(Gordon Jenkins)

Bing Crosby (voc), Skinnay Ennis (MD), Orchestra (orc)

unissued
b. Mail Call 73 Iowa - 6:58(Meredith Willson)

Bing Crosby (voc), American Forces Radio Services Orchestra dir. Meredith Willson (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

JONZO (UK) CDJZCD-36 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 36   (2004)
FOR COLLECTORS ONLY LP 12"FCO100B — BING CROSBY - FOR COLLECTORS ONLY   
CURTAIN CALLS LP 12"CURTAIN CALLS 1002 — BOTH SIDES OF BING CROSBY   
c. Mail Call 73 Something To Remember You By - 1:48(Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz)

Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour (voc), American Forces Radio Services Orchestra dir. Meredith Willson (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

unissued

Date: 1 February 1944
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 104

a. CP 104 Candlelight And Wine(Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter (pno)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
b. CP 104 Medley

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), John Scott Trotter (pno)

unissued
c. CP 104 People Will Say We're In Love(Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), John Scott Trotter (pno)

unissued

The medley with Frank Sinatra includes the folliowing snatches of songs:
Little Sir Echo; This Is The Guy; Was That The Human Thing To Do?; The Last Round-Up; If I Had My Way; Pony Boy; Falling In Love Again; I Wonder What’s Become Of Sally; It Makes No Difference Now; I Heard You Cried Last Night; The Daring Young Man On The Flying Trapeze; Learn To Croon; Dinah; Stardust; Sunday, Monday Or Always; Deep Purple


Date: 16 February 1944
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
AFRS Mail Call 78

a. MC 78 Between 18th And 19th On Chestnut Street(Will Osborne, Dick Rogers)

Connie Boswell, Bing Crosby (voc),

ON THE AIR CDOTA 101978 — GREAT MOMENTS WITH BING AND FRIENDS    (1997)
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 18 — BING AND CONNEE "ON THE AIR"   (1981)
b. MC 78 My Ideal(Leo Robin, Newell Chase, Richard A Whiting)

Bing Crosby (voc), Les Paul and his Trio (ing), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
c. MC 78 Timber(Billy Hill, Bob Emmerich)

Richard Crooks (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
d. MC 78 In The Evening By The Moonlight(James A Bland)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
e. MC 78 You Are My Sunshine(Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)

c, d, e performed as medley.


Date: 28 April 1944
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
G. I. Journal Radio No.41

a. G.I.Jourrnal 41 Sunday (That One Day)(Chester Conn, Benny Krueger, Ned Miller (1899-1990), Jule Styne)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

b. G.I.Jourrnal 41 The One I Love (Belongs To Somebody Else)(Gus Kahn, Isham Jones)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

c. G.I.Jourrnal 41 People Will Say We're In Love(Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers)

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

JSP (UK) CDJSP977 (b) — JUDY GARLAND - CLASSIC DUETS disc 2 of 4   (2017)
d. G.I.Jourrnal 41 I'll Be Seeing You(Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

e. G.I.Jourrnal 41 You Tell Me Your Dream(Charles N. Daniels, Gus Kahn)

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

JSP (UK) CDJSP977 (b) — JUDY GARLAND - CLASSIC DUETS disc 2 of 4   (2017)
All titles on: TANDEM RECORDS LP 12"LP-1904 — BING CROSBY - MAIL CALL Vol 2   

Bing hosts.

Tandem Records LP-1904 - “Mail Call - Volume 2” contains the complete programme with all introductory material.


Date: 6 May 1944
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 118

a. CP 118 Swinging On A Star(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The Music Maids (vgr), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 32 — DER BINGLE - Volume 5   
b. CP 118 Long Ago (And Far Away) (Gershwin/Kern)(Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern)

Bing Crosby (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

unissued
c. CP 118 Medley

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Betty Hutton, Gypsy Rose Lee (voc),

unissued
d. CP 118 A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

unissued

The Medley is contained within a sketch and consists of parodied short fragments only, sometimes of a mere phrase. Bing's contribution includes I’ll Get By, The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise and Say A Prayer For The Boys Over There. Other participants are Betty Hutton, Bob Hope and Gypsy Rose Lee.


Date: 17 May 1944
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Mail Call No. 91 "Tribute To Minnesota"

a. MC 91 The Trolley Song (G)(Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane)

Judy Garland (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

b. MC 91 It's Love, Love, Love(Alex Kramer, Joan Whitney, Mack David)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

c. MC 91 Can Do, Will Do (The Song Of The Seabees) (G)(Peter DeRose, Sam M. Lewis)

Judy Garland (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

d. MC 91 Amor(Sunny Skylar, Gabriel Ruiz)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

e. MC 91 The Groaner, The Canary and the Nose

Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante, Judy Garland (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

HALLMARK (UK) CDHALLMARK 303372 — BING CROSBY & FRIENDS- The Radio Years   (1996)
SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
All titles on: LASERLIGHT (US) CDLaserlight 15413 — BING CROSBY - MAIL CALL   (1992)
TANDEM RECORDS LP 12"LP-1903 — BING CROSBY - MAIL CALL   

Hosted by Judy Garland
Tandem Records LP-1903 - “Mail Call”
Laserlight 15413 (CD) - “Mail Call”
each contain the full programme with all introductory material. Judy Garland acts as MC.


Date: 3 June 1944
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 122

a. CP 122 The Dixieland Band (G)(Bernie Hanighen, Johnny Mercer)

Judy Garland (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

b. CP 122 I Love You (Porter)(Cole Porter)

Bing Crosby (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

c. CP 122 All The Things You Are (G)(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)

Frank Sinatra (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

d. CP 122 (parody) You Are My Sunshine(Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

e. CP 122 (parody) You're The Top(Cole Porter)

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

f. CP 122 (parody) Sonny Boy(B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson)

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

HALLMARK (UK) CDHALLMARK 303372 — BING CROSBY & FRIENDS- The Radio Years   (1996)
g. CP 122 (parody) (Reprise) You're The Top(Cole Porter)

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

h. CP 122 Something To Remember You By(Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz)

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
JSP (UK) CDJSP977 (b) — JUDY GARLAND - CLASSIC DUETS disc 2 of 4   (2017)
All titles on: LASERLIGHT (US) CDLaserlight 15413 — BING CROSBY - MAIL CALL   (1992)
TANDEM RECORDS LP 12"LP-1903 — BING CROSBY - MAIL CALL   

The complete programme including all introductory material was issued on
Tandem Records LP-1903 “Mail Call”
Laserlight 15413 (CD) - “Mail Call”

It is understood it is also part of Radiospirits 40062, a 6-CD set “On The Road Again”, but the present compiler has no first hand knowledge of this.


Date: 3 June 1944
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 123

a. CP 123 Gee, I Love My GI Guy (G)

Connie Haines, Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

b. CP 123 Good For Nothin' (G)(Rube Bloom, Ted Koehler)

Lena Horne (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

c. CP 123 Thanks For The Memory (G)(Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin)

Shirley Ross (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

d. CP 123 Lullaby (Cradle Song, Brahms) (G)(Johannes Brahms)

Lotte Lehmann (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

e. CP 123 I'll Be Seeing You (G)(Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain)

Frances Langford (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

f. CP 123 (parody) If I Had My Way(Lou Klein, James Kendis)

Jerry Colonna, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

All titles unissued.

It is understood that the complete programme was issued on HLC Records 6647 (CD) – “Crosby In Command”, but the present compiler has no detailed infornation on this issue.


Date: 4 June 1944
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
The Bakers of America Salute the Armed Forces

a. The Bakers of America Salute the Armed Forces It's Love, Love, Love(Alex Kramer, Joan Whitney, Mack David)

Bing Crosby (voc), Ray Noble (orc)

unissued
b. The Bakers of America Salute the Armed Forces The Way You Look Tonight(Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields)

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc), Ray Noble (orc)

JSP (UK) CDJSP977 (b) — JUDY GARLAND - CLASSIC DUETS disc 2 of 4   (2017)

June 4, Sunday. (5:00–6:00 p.m.) Takes part in “Salute to Our Armed Forces” a Bakers of America radio show on NBC for Fleischmann Yeast. Bing sings ‘It’s Love, Love, Love’ and also duets “The Way You Look Tonight” with Judy Garland. Other guests are Bob Hope, Edgar Bergen, Gracie Fields and Burns & Allen. The conductor is Ray Noble.


Date: 17 June 1944
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 125

a. CP 125 You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby(Johnny Mercer, Harry Warren)

Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 32 — DER BINGLE - Volume 5   
b. CP 125 Dialogue

Jack Benny, Gary Cooper (ann), Harpo Marx (hp)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
c. CP 125 My Blue Heaven(George Whiting, Walter Donaldson)

Bing Crosby (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Harpo Marx (hp)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
d. CP 125 One Alone(Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein II)

Bing Crosby (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)

Date: 18 June 1944
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
NBC Radio "YOUR ALL TIME HIT PARADE"

Bing Crosby (voc), Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra (orc)

a. NBC Radio Small Fry(Frank Loesser, Hoagy Carmichael)
b. NBC Radio Pennies From Heaven(Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston)
Both titles unissued.

"Pennies From Heaven" was mastered for issue on V-Disc number 67-A (Navy) and 287-A (Army) with matrix VP-86-D4TC-238
"Small Fry" was mastered for issue on V-Disc number 49-A (Navy) and 269-A (Army) with matrix VP-773-D4TC-231

The present compiler believes that a part of the broadcast was issued on a Tommy Dorsey CD but lacks detailed information.


Date: 14 July 1944
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
G. I. Journal 52

a. GIJ 52 Snoqualme Joe(Joe Greene)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Music Maids and Men (vgr), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
b. GIJ 52 I'll Get By(Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
c. GIJ 52 In My Merry Oldsmobile(Vincent P Bryan, Gus Edwards)

Mel Blanc, Bing Crosby, Linda Darnell, Andy Devine, Ransom Sherman (voc), Audience (cho), Helen Forrest (spk)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)

Date: 15 July 1944
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 129

a. CP 129 Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't Ma Baby?(Gene Austin, Louis Jordan)

Bing Crosby (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The Andrews Sisters (vgr), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

unissued
b. CP 129 Your All Time Flop Parade (Medley)

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc),

FOR COLLECTORS ONLY LP 12"FCO100B — BING CROSBY - FOR COLLECTORS ONLY   
CURTAIN CALLS LP 12"CURTAIN CALLS 1002 — BOTH SIDES OF BING CROSBY   
c. CP 129 Yachting

Bing Crosby (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

unissued
d. CP 129 Thanks For The Memory(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)

Bing Crosby (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

unissued
e. CP 129 I'll Remember April(Don Raye, Gene De Paul, Patricia Johnston)

Bing Crosby (voc), Meredith Willson (MD), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

unissued
f. CP 129 Medley

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc), Sgt. Gene Plummer (pno)

JSP (UK) CDJSP977 (b) — JUDY GARLAND - CLASSIC DUETS disc 2 of 4   (2017)
g. CP 129 Hand Me Down My Walking Cane(James A Bland)

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc), Sgt. Gene Plummer (pno)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
h. CP 129 De Camptown Races(Stephen Collins Foster)

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc), Sgt. Gene Plummer (pno)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
i. CP 129 Beyond The Blue Horizon(Richard A Whiting, Leo Robin, W. Frank Harling)

Judy Garland (voc), Sgt. Gene Plummer (pno)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
j. CP 129 The Music Stopped(Jimmy McHugh, Harold Adamson)

Judy Garland (voc), Sgt. Gene Plummer (pno)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
k. CP 129 My Old Kentucky Home(Stephen Collins Foster)

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc), Sgt. Gene Plummer (pno)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
l. CP 129 Alabamy Bound(Ray Henderson, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Bud Green)

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc), Sgt. Gene Plummer (pno)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
m. CP 129 Goodnight, Wherever You Are(Al Hoffman, Dick Robertson, Frank Weldon)

Bing Crosby, Judy Garland (voc), Sgt. Gene Plummer (pno)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)

f, g, h, i, j, k, l performed as medley.

Medley with Judy Garland accompanied by Sgt. Gene Plummer on the piano: - Hand Me Down My Walking Cane, De Camptown Races, Beyond The Blue Horizon, The Music Stopped, My Old Kentucky Home, Alabamy Bound, Goodnight Wherever You Are. Some of the items are parodies.


Date: 26 July 1944
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Mail Call 102

a. MC 102 Hello, Hawaii, How Are You?(Jean Schwartz, Bert Kalmar, Edgar Leslie)

Bing Crosby (voc), Harry Owens Royal Hawaiians (orc)

unissued
b. MC 102 Blue Hawaii(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)

Bing Crosby, Connie Haines (voc), Harry Owens Royal Hawaiians (orc)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
c. MC 102 Sweet Leilani(Harry Owens)

Bing Crosby (voc), Harry Owens Royal Hawaiians (orc), Paul Taylor Douglas Aeronaders (cho), Harry Owens (spk)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)

Date: 27 July 1944
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Johnny Mercer's Music Shop

Bing Crosby, Johnny Mercer (voc), Paul Weston Orchestra (orc)

a. Johnny Mercer's Music Shop Small Fry(Frank Loesser, Hoagy Carmichael)
unissued

This performance also prepared for V Disc with matrix VP1675-D5TC1503. but not issued


Date: 27 August 1944
Location: Broadcast 29th August 1944, London, England
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
BBC Radio "VARIETY BANDBOX"

a. BBC Radio San Fernando Valley(Gordon Jenkins)

Bing Crosby (voc),

unissued
b. BBC Radio Long Ago (And Far Away) (Gershwin/Kern)(Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jack Rusin (pno)

unissued
c. BBC Radio Moonlight Becomes You(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc),

unissued
d. BBC Radio Easter Parade(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby, Anne Shelton (voc), Jack Rusin (pno)

BBC (UK) LP 12"REB398 — BING - THE FINAL CHAPTER   (1980)

Date: 30 August 1944
Location: Broadcast live, Paris Cinema, London
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
BBC Radio

Bing Crosby (voc), George Melachrino and the British Band Of the Allied Expeditionary Force (orc)

a. BBC Radio I'll Be Seeing You(Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal)
COLLECTORS' CHOICE (US) CDCCM2109 — BING CROSBY - SO RARE - Treasures from the Crosby Archive Disc 1   (2010)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0017961-02 — BING CROSBY - SO RARE - Treasures from the Crosby Archive Disc 1   (2013)
b. BBC Radio Swinging On A Star(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)
unissued
c. BBC Radio With A Song In My Heart(Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)
unissued

Date: 30 August 1944
Location: Broadcast 3rd September 1944, Bedford, England
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
RADIO "A Soldier and a Song"

Bing Crosby (voc), Glenn Miller and the American Band Of the Allied Expeditionary Force (orc)

a. BBC "A Soldier and A Song" Amor(Sunny Skylar, Gabriel Ruiz)
b. BBC "A Soldier and A Song" Long Ago (And Far Away) (Gershwin/Kern)(Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern)
c. BBC "A Soldier and A Song" White Christmas(Irving Berlin)
d. BBC "A Soldier and A Song" I'll Be Seeing You(Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal)
All titles unissued.

Date: 31 August 1944
Location: Broadcast live, Paris Cinema, London
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Radio "A SOLDIER AND A SONG"

a. BBC Radio Long Ago (And Far Away) (Gershwin/Kern)(Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern)

Bing Crosby (voc), Glenn Miller and the American Band Of the Allied Expeditionary Force (orc)

b. BBC Radio Amor(Sunny Skylar, Gabriel Ruiz)

Bing Crosby (voc), Glenn Miller and the American Band Of the Allied Expeditionary Force (orc)

c. BBC Radio Swinging On A Star(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc), Glenn Miller and the American Band Of the Allied Expeditionary Force (orc)

d. BBC Radio Poinciana (Song Of The Tree)(Buddy Bernier, Nat Simon)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Crew Chiefs (vgr), Glenn Miller and the American Band Of the Allied Expeditionary Force (orc)

All titles on: BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"BR114 — BING CROSBY WITH GLENN MILLER   (1983)

Date: 16 December 1944
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 154

a. CP 154 Rum and Coca Cola (G)(Morey Amsterdam, Jeri Sullavan, Paul Baron)

The Andrews Sisters (vgr), Orchestra (orc)

b. CP 154 And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine (G)(Joe Greene, Stan Kenton, Jack Lawrence)

Anita O'Day (voc), Stan Kenton Orchestra (orc)

c. CP 154 More And More (Kern, Harburg)(Jerome Kern, E Y (Yip) Harburg)

Bing Crosby (voc), Orchestra (orc)

d. CP 154 Don't Fence Me In(Cole Porter)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Andrews Sisters (vgr), Orchestra (orc)

All titles on: TULIP LP 12"TLP108 — BING CROSBY 1945 - COMMAND PERFORMANCE - MUSIC HALL   

TULIP TLP108 contains the complete programme with contributions by the Stan Kenton Orchestra, The Andrews Sisters, Lauren Bacall, Bob Hope and Anita O'Day


Date: 24 December 1944
Location: Earl Carroll Theatre, Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Philco Radio Hall Of Fame Broadcast

a. Philco Hall Of Fame Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive(Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen)

Bing Crosby, Jeannie Darrell, Darlene Garner (voc),

unissued
b. Philco Hall Of Fame Jingle Bells(James S Pierpoint)

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc)

unissued
c. Philco Hall Of Fame White Christmas(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), The King's Men (vgr), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc)

VINTAGE JAZZ CLASSICS CDVJC1017-2 — BING CROSBY - THE CHRISTMAS SONGS   (1990)
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 06 — BING CROSBY - HAPPY HOLIDAY   
d. Philco Hall Of Fame Adeste Fideles(Canon Frederick Oakley, John Francis Wade)

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc)

VINTAGE JAZZ CLASSICS CDVJC1017-2 — BING CROSBY - THE CHRISTMAS SONGS   (1990)
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 06 — BING CROSBY - HAPPY HOLIDAY   
e. Philco Hall Of Fame The Happy Prince(Oscar Wilde, Bernard Herrmann)

Bing Crosby, Orson Welles (voc),

unissued

The LP Spokane 6, "Happy Holiday" contains a version of "White Christmas" and "Adeste Fideles" which the sleeve dates to 24 December 1944. In the absence of any other information one way or another (and the real expert, Lionel Pairpoint, seems to be silent on the point), for the present I am listing these as the performances which appear on the record. Valuable as the series is, the identity of tracks listed on the Spokane sleeves is frequently incorrect. I do not have a copy of this particular broadcast.


Date: 5 February 1945
Location: Hollywood, Calif
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
NBC Radio "CAVALCADE OF AMERICA - THE ROAD TO BERLIN"

a. Radio "Cavalcade of America" Where The Blue Of The Night (Meets The Gold Of The Day)(Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert, Bing Crosby)

Bing Crosby (voc), Robert Armbruster & His Orchestra (orc)

b. Radio "Cavalcade of America" White Christmas(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), Buck Harris (gtr)

c. Radio "Cavalcade of America" Easter Parade(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby, Jeannie Darrell (voc), Robert Armbruster & His Orchestra (orc)

ON THE AIR CDOTA 101978 — GREAT MOMENTS WITH BING AND FRIENDS    (1997)
d. Radio "Cavalcade of America" Chorus only Pagan Love Song(Arthur Freed, Nacio Herb Brown)

Bing Crosby (voc), Earl Baxter (acc)

e. Radio "Cavalcade of America" Chorus only Shoo-Shoo Baby(Phil Moore)

Bing Crosby, Jeannie Darrell (voc), Earl Baxter (acc)

f. Radio "Cavalcade of America" Chorus only You Are My Sunshine(Jimmie Davis, Charles Mitchell)

Bing Crosby (voc),

g. Radio "Cavalcade of America" San Fernando Valley(Gordon Jenkins)

Bing Crosby (voc), Robert Armbruster & His Orchestra (orc)

h. Radio "Cavalcade of America" If I Had My Way(Lou Klein, James Kendis)

Bing Crosby, Jeannie Darrell, Darlene Garner (voc), Buck Harris (gtr)

i. Radio "Cavalcade of America" Home Sweet Home(Henry Rowley Bishop, John Howard Payne)

Bing Crosby (voc), Buck Harris (gtr)

All titles on: SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 30 — DER BINGLE - Volume 4   

The show tells the story of Bing's trip to Europe in 1944. Sponsored by: DuPont. A program in honor of the fourth anniversary of the U.S.O.

Spokane LP ‘Der Bingle, Volume Four’ Spokane 30 contains the complete programme.


Date: 15 February 1945
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance 162 - DICK TRACY IN B Flat

a. CP 162 Happy, Happy, Happy Wedding Day(Meredith Willson)

Bing Crosby, Supporting Cast (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

b. CP 162 Whose Dream Are You?(Meredith Willson)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

c. CP 162 parody Barnacle Bill The Sailor(Traditional)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

d. CP 162 reprise Whose Dream Are You?(Meredith Willson)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

e. CP 162 parody All The Things You Are(Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

f. CP 162 parody Sunday, Monday Or Always(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

g. CP 162 finale Happy, Happy, Happy Wedding Day(Meredith Willson)

Bing Crosby, Supporting Cast (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

All titles on: EMI (UK) CD7243 53950927 — DICK TRACY IN B FLAT   (2002)
FOR COLLECTORS ONLY LP 12"FCO100B — BING CROSBY - FOR COLLECTORS ONLY   

The programme was an hour long extravanganza of a comic-musical dramatization with numerous artists apart from Bing. They included Dinah Shore, Jerry Colonna, Bob Hope, Frank Morgan, Judy Garland, The Andrews Sisters, Jimmy Durante, Frank Sinatra and Cass Daley with the AFRS Orchestra conducted by Major Meredith Willson. There are many musical items, frequently parodies or "skits", many rather short. Bing's musical contributions only are listed.

The complete show was issued on
For Collectors Only 100B (LP) - “Bing Crosby - For Collectors Only”
EMI Comedy 7243 53950927 (CD) “Dick Tracy In B Flat”
and I understand on
Radiospirits 40062 (part of 6-CD set) “On The Road Again”.



Date: 28 March 1945
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
MAIL CALL 138 Program honouring Oscar winning film "Going My Way"

a. Mail Call 138 Swinging On A Star(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Alvino Rey (bl)

b. Mail Call 138 Come And Live In Lankershim (G)

Leo McCarey (voc),

c. Mail Call 138 You Belong To My Heart (Solamente Una Vez)(Augustin Lara, Ray Gilbert)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Alvino Rey (bl)

d. Mail Call 138 Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral(James Royce Shannon)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Alvino Rey (bl)

e. Mail Call 138 Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider(Eddie Munson, Eddie Leonard)

Bing Crosby, William Frawley (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Alvino Rey (bl)

All titles on: DOUBLE GOLD CDDBG53042 — BING CROSBY - THOSE GREAT WWII SONGS disc 2   (1995)
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 20 — DER BINGLE - Volume 3   

DBG53042 contains the complete program with all dialogue and contributions by Bette Davis, Leo McCarey, Barry Fitzgerald and Don Wilson.


Date: 5 April 1945
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance169

a. CP169 This Heart Of Mine(Harry Warren, Arthur Freed)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
b. CP169 Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night Of The Week) (G)(Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne)

Marilyn Maxwell (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

unissued
c. CP169 (as Mr Crosby and Mr Mercer) Mr. Crosby And Mr. Mercer(Ed Gallagher, Al Shean, Johnny Mercer)

Bing Crosby, Johnny Mercer (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

unissued
d. CP169 Dear Old Girl(Richard Henry Buck, Theodore F Morse)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Charioteers (vgr)

unissued
e. CP169 Song Of The Fifth Marines(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc), Meredith Willson (dir)

unissued

It is understood that the complete prgramme including introductory material was issued on HLC Records 6647 (CD) – “Crosby In Command" but the present complier has no detailed information on this issue.


Date: 7 May 1945
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
LUX RADIO THEATRE "Sing You Sinners"

Bing Crosby (voc), Louis Silvers & His Orchestra (orc)

a. LUX Radio "Sing You Sinners" I've Got A Pocketful Of Dreams(Johnny Burke, James V Monaco)
b. LUX Radio "Sing You Sinners" Don't Let That Moon Get Away(Johnny Burke, James V Monaco)
c. LUX Radio "Sing You Sinners" Small Fry(Frank Loesser, Hoagy Carmichael)
All titles unissued.

LUX Radio dramatisation of "Sing You Sinners" with Joan Caulfield.


Date: ca. 8 May 1945
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance VE Day Show

Bing Crosby (voc), Ken Darby Singers (vgr), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

a. CP VE day Show Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition(Frank Loesser)
unissued
b. CP VE day Show Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer(Harold Adamson, Jimmy McHugh)
SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)
c. CP VE day Show Battle Hymn Of The Republic(William Steffe, Julia Ward Howe)
unissued

Date: 2 July 1945
Location: Hollywood, Calif
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"BELL TELEPHONE HOUR"

a. Bell Telephone Hour You're A Grand Old Flag(George M. Cohan)

Bing Crosby (voc), Chorus (vgr), Donald Voorhees & The Bell Telephone Orchestra (orc)

b. Bell Telephone Hour Darling Nellie Gray(Benjamin Russ Hanby)

Bing Crosby (voc), Donald Voorhees & The Bell Telephone Orchestra (orc)

c. Bell Telephone Hour De Camptown Races(Stephen Collins Foster)

Bing Crosby (voc), Chorus (vgr), Donald Voorhees & The Bell Telephone Orchestra (orc)

d. Bell Telephone Hour Home On The Range(Brewster M Higley, Daniel E Kelley)

Bing Crosby (voc), Donald Voorhees & The Bell Telephone Orchestra (orc)

ON THE AIR CDOTA 101978 — GREAT MOMENTS WITH BING AND FRIENDS    (1997)
e. Bell Telephone Hour A Friend Of Yours(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc), Donald Voorhees & The Bell Telephone Orchestra (orc)

f. Bell Telephone Hour When You Were Sweet Sixteen(James Thornton)

Bing Crosby (voc), Donald Voorhees & The Bell Telephone Orchestra (orc)

g. Bell Telephone Hour The Band Played On(Charles B Ward, John F Palmer)

Bing Crosby (voc), Chorus (vgr), Donald Voorhees & The Bell Telephone Orchestra (orc)

h. Bell Telephone Hour God Bless America(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), Chorus (vgr), Donald Voorhees & The Bell Telephone Orchestra (orc)

All titles on: SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 30 — DER BINGLE - Volume 4   

LP Spokane 30 - ‘Der Bingle, Volume Four’ contains an edtited version of the show with all the musical items.


Date: ca. 8 August 1945
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"Jubliee" radio show

Bing Crosby (voc), Count Basie and his Orchestra (orc), Lena Horne, Ernest (Ernie "Bubbles") Whitman (spk)

a. "Jubilee" show Gotta Be This Or That(Sunny Skylar)
SEPIA (UK) CDSEPIA 1242 — BING CROSBY SINGS FOR THE ARMED FORCES RADIO SERVICE   (2013)

Date: 15 August 1945
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance - Victory Extra

a. CP Victory Extra Medley

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

b. CP Victory Extra San Fernando Valley(Gordon Jenkins)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

c. CP Victory Extra White Christmas(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

All titles unissued.

The medley includes parodies of You Are My Sunshine with Frank Sinatra, Sonny Boy, and You’re The Top.
It is understood that an edited version of the programme appears on
Radiola MR-1100 (LP) - “Command Performance - Victory Extra” - and
Radiola CDMR1100 (CD) - “Command Performance - Victory Extra”, both excluding "White Christmas", but the present compiler lacks full first hand information.

There are individual contributions from many stars. The following contribute musically: Risë Stevens, Jose Iturbi, Frank Sinatra, Janet Blair, The King Sisters, Lena Horne, Johnny Mercer, Danny Kaye, Marilyn Maxwell and Carmen Miranda.
Bing acts as M.C.


Date: 9 December 1945
Location: New York
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Jerome Kern Memorial Broadcast

Bing Crosby (voc), Robert Armbruster & His Orchestra (orc)

a. Jerome Kern Memorial Broadcast I've Told Every Little Star(Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0027588-02 — AMONG MY SOUVENIRS - MORE TREASURES FROM THE CROSBY ARCHIVE (CD1)   (2017)

Date: 25 December 1945
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Command Performance Christmas 1945

a. CP Christmas 1945 On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe(Johnny Mercer, Harry Warren)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

b. CP Christmas 1945 Along the Navajo Trail (G)(Eddie DeLange, Dick Charles, Larry Markes)

Dinah Shore (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

c. CP Christmas 1945 Two O'Clock Jump (G)(Benny Goodman, Harry James)

Harry James and his Orchestra (orc)

d. CP Christmas 1945 So I Ups To Him (G)(Jimmy Durante)

Jimmy Durante, Eddie Jackson (voc),

e. CP Christmas 1945 Till The End Of Time (G)(Frédéric Chopin, Buddy Kaye, Ted Mossman)

Ginny Simms (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

f. CP Christmas 1945 De Camptown Races (G)(Stephen Collins Foster)

Johnny Mercer (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

g. CP Christmas 1945 Long Ago (And Far Away) (Gershwin/Kern) (G)(Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern)

Judy Garland (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

h. CP Christmas 1945 Embraceable You (G)(Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin)

The Pied Pipers (vgr)

i. CP Christmas 1945 Baia (G)(Ary Barroso, Ray Gilbert)

Frances Langford (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

j. CP Christmas 1945 Medley You Can't Blame A Girl For Tryin' (parody) (G)(Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)

Cass Daley (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

k. CP Christmas 1945 If I Loved You (G)(Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers)

Frank Sinatra (voc),

l. CP Christmas 1945 Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (G)(J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie)

Bob Mitchell Boys Choir (vgr)

m. CP Christmas 1945 Joy To The World (G)(George Frederic Handel, Isaac Watts, Lowell Mason)

Male Vocal Group (vgr)

n. CP Christmas 1945 O Come, All Ye Faithful (G)(John Francis Wade, Canon Frederick Oakley)

Frances Langford (voc), Male Vocal Group (vgr)

o. CP Christmas 1945 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (G)(Felix Mendelssohn, Charles Wesley)

Ginny Simms (voc), Male Vocal Group (vgr)

p. CP Christmas 1945 O Little Town Of Bethlehem (G)(Traditional)

Dinah Shore (voc), Male Vocal Group (vgr)

q. CP Christmas 1945 It Came Upon The Midnight Clear (G)(Richard Storrs Willis, Revd Edmund Hamilton Sears)

Judy Garland (voc), Male Vocal Group (vgr)

r. CP Christmas 1945 Silent Night, Holy Night(Joseph Mohr, Franz Xaver Gruber)

Bing Crosby (voc), The AFRS Orchestra (orc)

All titles on: JASMINE (UK) CDJASCD 607 — A NIGHT WITH THE STARS HOSTED BY BOB HOPE   (1999)

Jasmine JASCD607 (CD) – “A Night With Stars hosted by Bob Hope” contains the complete programme.

Bob Hope is MC. President Truman is involved and non musical contributions are made by Mel Blanc, Jerry Colonna, Herbert Marshall, and others.

The medley contains parodies of “It Could Happen To You”; “Swinging On A Star”; “My Ideal”; “Going My Way”; “Together”; “Murder, He Says”; “That Old Black Magic”; “Praise The Lord And Pass TheAmmunition”; “I Couldn’t Sleep A Wink Last Night”; “I’ll Never Smile Again”.


Date: 26 August 1946
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
SCREEN GUILD Radio "The Bells of St Mary's"

Bing Crosby (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

a. SCREEN GUILD The Bells of St Mary's Aren't You Glad You're You?(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)
b. SCREEN GUILD The Bells of St Mary's The Bells Of St Mary's(A. Emmett Adams, Douglas Furber)
Both titles on: SOUNDS OF YESTERYEAR CDDSOY883 — THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES - THE MOST POPULAR SONGS OF 1945   (2012)

A Screen Guild radio dramatisation of "The Bells of St Mary's" with Ingrid Bergman. A second version was broadcast 16th October 1947.


Date: 6 October 1947
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
SCREEN GUILD radio "THE BELLS OF St MARY'S"

a. Screen Guild Aren't You Glad You're You?(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

b. Screen Guild The Bells Of St Mary's(A. Emmett Adams, Douglas Furber)

Bing Crosby (voc), Chorus (vgr), Wilbur Hatch & His Orchestra (orc)

Both titles on: SANDY HOOK LP 12"SH 2409 — BING CROSBY - HOLIDAY INN & THE BELLS OF ST MARY'S   
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 15 — BING CROSBY - HOLIDAY INN & THE BELLS OF ST MARY'S    (1978)

A dramatisation for radio of the motion picture script. The musical tracks sung by Bing are listed. This was the second radio version of "The Bells Of St Mary's", the first being on 26th August 1946.
Some authorities claim the date was 16 October, as is stated on the sleeve of Spokane 15. This is incorrect.


Date: 14 October 1948
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
'WELCOME STRANGER' SCREEN GUILD radio presentation

Bing Crosby (voc), Orchestra (orc)

a. Screen Guild 'Welcome Stranger' As Long As I'm Dreaming(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)
b. Screen Guild 'Welcome Stranger' My Heart Is A Hobo(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)
Both titles unissued.

October 14, Thursday. (8:00–8:30 p.m.) Stars in the Screen Guild Theater radio version of Welcome Stranger with Barry Fitzgerald and Mona Freeman on NBC. The program is sponsored by Camel Cigarettes and was probably transcribed.


Date: 17 November 1948
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
A Private Recording Session

Bing Crosby (voc),

a. Bing's Private Collection Many Happy Returns K.E.L.K.
LIMITED EDITION CLUB LP 12"JGB1004 — THROUGH THE YEARS volume 2   

Date: 7 December 1948
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
NBC Radio- The Bob Hope Show

a. NBC Radio A Little Bird Told Me(Harvey O. Brooks)

Bing Crosby (voc), Les Brown and his Band Of Renown (orc)

b. NBC Radio. Parody Buttons And Bows(Jay Livingston, Ray Evans)

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope (voc), Les Brown and his Band Of Renown (orc)

Both titles on: RADIOLA LP 12"MR1044 — BING CROSBY & BOB HOPE WITH DOROTHY LAMOUR    

‘Bing Crosby & Bob Hope’ LP Radiola MR-1044 contains the complete programme which includes Doris Day.

‘Buttons And Bows" is on Jasmine CD JASCD 357/8 – ‘Bob Hope & Friends’


Date: 19 December 1948
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"Philco Playhouse - A Christmas Carol" - NBC TV

Bing Crosby (voc), Bob Mitchell Boys Choir (vgr)

a. NBC TV Silent Night, Holy Night(Joseph Mohr, Franz Xaver Gruber)
unissued

A video version appeared on Warner Music Video 8536 50294 3 - ‘The Magic Of Bing Crosby’ and was also included as an extra on the Infinity Entertainment DVD “The Legendary Bing Crosby” (IEG2204) issued in 2010.

This appears to be identical to the audio version that was broadcast on Philco Radio Time on the 22nd December 1948.


Date: 4 February 1949
Location: Los Angeles, Calif.
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
NBC Radio "JIMMY DURANTE SHOW"

a. 101937-NBC Radio So Dear To My Heart - 3:03(Ticker Freeman, Irving Taylor)

Bing Crosby (voc), Roy Bargy Orchestra (orc)

unissued
b. 101937-NBC Radio Sing Soft, Sing Sweet, Sing Gentle - 3:03(Jimmy Durante, Jack Barnett)

Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante (voc), Roy Bargy Orchestra (orc)

SEE FOR MILES (UK) CDSEECD 360 — BING CROSBY - THE EP COLLECTION   (1992)
MCA (US) CDMCAD4 10887 — BING - HIS LEGENDARY YEARS 1931 - 1957 Disc 4   (1993)
JONZO (UK) CDJZCD-28 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 48   (2007)

February 4, Friday. (6:00–6:30 p.m.) Bing guests on the Jimmy Durante radio show sponsored by the Rexall Drug Company on NBC and sings “Sing Soft, Sing Sweet, Sing Gentle” with Durante and Roy Bargy and his Orchestra. Bing also solos on ‘So Dear to My Heart’. Other guests on the show include Alan Young and Candy Candido.


Date: 10 August 1949
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"THIS IS BING CROSBY" (for Minute Maid)

Bing Crosby, Lindsay Crosby (voc),

a. Minute Maid Alabamy Bound(Ray Henderson, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Bud Green)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0027588-02 — AMONG MY SOUVENIRS - MORE TREASURES FROM THE CROSBY ARCHIVE (CD1)   (2017)

A daily transcribed fifteen-minute show entitled "This Is Bing Crosby" which mainly used records and continued intermittently from November22, 1948 until October 1950. A number of different stations took the show with a variety of sponsors including Vacuum Foods, owners of the Minute Maid brand.


Date: 26 September 1949
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
'THE EMPEROR WALTZ' - LUX RADIO THEATRE radio presentation

a. LUX "Emperor Waltz' radio Get Yourself A Phonograph(Joseph J Lilley, Johnny Burke)

Bing Crosby (voc), Rudy Schrager (Con), Orchestra (orc)

b. LUX "Emperor Waltz' radio reprise The Friendly Mountains(Joseph J Lilley, Johnny Burke)

Bing Crosby (voc), Rudy Schrager (Con), Orchestra (orc)

c. LUX "Emperor Waltz' radio I Kiss Your Hand, Madame(Sam M. Lewis, Ralph Erwin, Joe Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), Rudy Schrager (Con), Orchestra (orc)

d. LUX "Emperor Waltz' radio reprise I Kiss Your Hand, Madame(Sam M. Lewis, Ralph Erwin, Joe Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), Rudy Schrager (Con), Orchestra (orc)

e. LUX "Emperor Waltz' radio reprise The Kiss In Your Eyes(Richard Heuberger, Johnny Burke)

Ann Blyth, Bing Crosby (voc), Rudy Schrager (Con), Orchestra (orc)

f. LUX "Emperor Waltz' radio reprise Emperor Waltz(Johann Strauss, Johnny Burke)

Ann Blyth, Bing Crosby (voc), Rudy Schrager (Con), Orchestra (orc)

All titles unissued.

Date: ca. 1950
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Minute Maid radio jingle

Bing Crosby (voc),

a. Radio jingle Minute Maid radio jingle(Anon)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0027588-02 — AMONG MY SOUVENIRS - MORE TREASURES FROM THE CROSBY ARCHIVE (CD1)   (2017)

Date: 18 January 1951
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"The Birth Of The Blues" Screen Guild Presentation on ABC Radio

a. Screen Guild Basin Street Blues(Spencer Williams)

Bing Crosby (voc), Red Nichols & His Five Pennies (orc)

b. Screen Guild Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider(Eddie Munson, Eddie Leonard)

Bing Crosby (voc), Earl Sturgis (pno)

c. Screen Guild My Melancholy Baby(George A Norton, Ernie Burnett)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra directed by Basil Adlam (orc)

d. Screen Guild Way Down Yonder In New Orleans(Henry Creamer, Turner Layton)

Bing Crosby (voc), Red Nichols & His Five Pennies (orc)

e. Screen Guild St. Louis Blues(W. C. Handy)

Bing Crosby (voc), Red Nichols & His Five Pennies (orc)

f. Screen Guild Wait 'Till The Sun Shines, Nellie(Andrew B Sterling, Harry von Tilzer)

Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore (voc), Red Nichols & His Five Pennies (orc)

g. Screen Guild The Waiter And The Porter And The Upstairs Maid(Johnny Mercer)

Bing Crosby, Phil Harris, Dinah Shore (voc), Red Nichols & His Five Pennies (orc)

h. Screen Guild The Birth Of The Blues(B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson)

Bing Crosby, Phil Harris, Dinah Shore (voc), Red Nichols & His Five Pennies (orc)

All titles on: SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 09 — THE BIRTH OF THE BLUES - Screen Guild radio dramatisation   
LIMITED EDITION CLUB LP 12"JGB1006 — KINDA DIXIE   

LP Spokane No. 9 - ‘Birth of the Blues’ contains the complete programme.

The sleeve claims the broadcast was in January 1950 whilst the record label claims 23 January 1951. It was in fact first broadcast on January 18, 1951!


Date: 21 June 1952
Location: El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"Olympic Fund Telethon" Joint NBC & CBS TV Special

a. The Road To Morocco(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

b. Doodle-Doo-Doo(Art Kassel, Mel Stitzel)

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Ezio Pinza (voc),

c. Carolina In The Morning(Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn)

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Ezio Pinza (voc),

d. I Found A Million Dollar Baby (In A Five And Ten Cent Store)(Billy Rose, Mort Dixon, Harry Warren)

Bing Crosby (voc), Red Nichols (cn), Buddy Cole (pno)

All titles unissued.

June 21, Saturday. (8:00 p.m.–10:30 a.m. on June 22) Bing joins Bob Hope to host a fourteen-hour telethon broadcast jointly on the NBC and CBS television channels to help finance the American Olympic team. This is Bing’s first live television appearance and the show comes from the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, with stars such as Frank Sinatra, Dorothy Lamour, Dean Martin, and Jerry Lewis taking part. Over $1M is pledged but ultimately only about $200,000 is collected.


Date: 15 February 1953
Location: American Legion Hall, Palm Springs
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Jack Benny Radio Show for Lucky Strike

a. Lucky Strike Way Back Home(Al Lewis, Tom Waring)

Bing Crosby, Bob Crosby (voc), Bob Crosby and his Orchestra (orc)

b. Lucky Strike Open Up Your Heart(Joe "Country" Washburne, Foster Carling)

Bing Crosby (voc), Bob Crosby and his Orchestra (orc)

Both titles unissued.

Bing appears as guest, and duets with brother Bob on one number and solos on the second.

The complete programme appears on Radiospirits 40062 (6-CD set) “On The Road Again”)


Date: 4 June 1953
Location: Recorded 14 May 1953, Paris
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Star Spangled Salute for BBC Radio

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter (pno)

a. BBC "Star Spangled Salute" Dear Hearts And Gentle People(Sammy Fain, Bob Hilliard)
unissued

May 14, Thursday. Bing records a contribution in Paris to the BBC radio program "Star-Spangled Salute" subsequently broadcast in the Home Service on June 4. He sings “Dear Hearts and Gentle People” accompanied by John Scott Trotter on the piano. He is said to be paid a fee in French francs and directs that this should be given to a French charity.


Date: 19 February 1954
Location: Los Angeles
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
THE BING CROSBY SHOW (TV SPECIAL)

a. Bing Crosby TV Special Dear Hearts And Gentle People - 2:53(Sammy Fain, Bob Hilliard)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
b. Bing Crosby TV Special Young At Heart - 2:16(Johnny Richards, Carolyn Leigh)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
c. Bing Crosby TV Special unbroadcast take 2 After You've Gone - 2:12(Henry Creamer, Turner Layton)

Bing Crosby (voc), Buddy Cole and his Trio (orc)

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0022068-02 — SOME FINE OLD CHESTNUTS DELUXE EDITION   (2014)
d. Bing Crosby TV Special Secret Love(Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued

The show was transmitted on CBS-TV on April 25, 1954


Date: 1 April 1954
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
The All Star Review for 1953 (The American Cancer Society)

Bing Crosby (voc), Judy Garland, John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

a. The All Star Review for 1952 April In Paris(E Y (Yip) Harburg, Vernon Duke)
JSP (UK) CDJSP977 (c) — JUDY GARLAND - CLASSIC DUETS disc 3 of 4   (2017)

Taken from the Chesterfield Show of 28/3/51


Date: 15 July 1956
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW (tv)

Bing Crosby (voc),

a. TV fragment Mississippi Mud(James Cavanaugh, Harry Barris)
b. TV fragment A-Tisket, A-Tasket(Ella Fitzgerald, Al Feldman)
Both titles unissued.

Unaccompanied fragments only.

July 15, Sunday. Bing promotes his film 'High Society' on The Ed Sullivan Show on CBS-TV. This was a ten-minute filmed contribution.


Date: 16 September 1956
Location: Inter-Mountain Fair Grounds, McArthur, California
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Live appearance at Fall River

Bing Crosby (voc), Buddy Cole and his Trio (ing)

a. Live at Fall Riverlv True Love - 2:04(Cole Porter)
b. Live at Fall Riverlv In A Little Spanish Town - 1:42(Mabel Wayne, Al Lewis, Joe Young)
c. Live at Fall Riverlv I'm Confessin' (That I Love You) - 3:20(Dan Dougherty, Al J. Neiburg, Ellis Reynolds)
All titles on: UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0027588-02 — AMONG MY SOUVENIRS - MORE TREASURES FROM THE CROSBY ARCHIVE (CD2)   (2017)

September 16, Sunday. Starting at 1 p.m., Bing, Phil Harris, Alice Faye, Gary Crosby and others perform in the Crosby-Harris Show at the Inter-Mountain Fair Grounds at McArthur, Northern California. The show is another benefit for Mayers’ Memorial Hospital and 6500 attend, raising $32,500. Bing pays all the expenses. Buddy Cole provides the music.


Date: ca. 17 September 1956
Location: Pebble Beach, California
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
You’re the Top (a tribute to Cole Porter)

Bing Crosby (voc),

a. You’re the Top (CBS-TV) Well, Did You Evah?(Cole Porter)
b. You’re the Top (CBS-TV) Another Op'nin', Another Show(Cole Porter)
Both titles unissued.

Broadcast October 6, 1956 on CBS-TV


Date: 11 November 1956
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
ED SULLIVAN SHOW (tv)

Bing Crosby (voc), Ray Bloch & His Orchestra (orc)

a. True Love(Cole Porter)
unissued

November 11, Sunday. Victor Young dies. (8:00–9:00 p.m.) Bing appears live on the Ed Sullivan Show on CBS-TV in New York and sings “True Love.” Other guest stars are Kate Smith, Phil Silvers, Louis Armstrong and Julie Andrews. Ray Bloch is the orchestra leader with a young Nick Perito playing the accordion.


Date: 22 January 1957
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
SERGEANT BILKO (tv)

Bing Crosby (voc),

a. The Wreck Of The Hesperus(Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)
unissued

January 22, Tuesday. The filmed guest spot in the 'Sgt. Bilko Presents Bing Crosby' episode of the popular Phil Silvers television program is shown. Bing does not sing and instead he recites “The Wreck of the Hesperus” much to the Bilko character’s disappointment.


Date: 27 March 1957
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
ACADEMY AWARDS

Bing Crosby (voc),

a. True Love(Cole Porter)
unissued

March 27, Wednesday. The Academy Awards ceremony takes place at the Pantages in Los Angeles. Bing’s song “True Love” has been nominated as “Best Song” but loses out to “Que Sera, Sera.” A filmed sequence of Bing singing “True Love” in white tie and tails is shown.


Date: 13 October 1957
Location: CBS Television City, Los Angeles
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
EDSEL SHOW (tv)

a. Edsel Show Now You Has Jazz - 3:41(Cole Porter)

Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby (voc),

BCE/HLC CDBC0001 — BING IN DIXIELAND   (2011)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0017953-02 — BING IN DIXIELAND   (2013)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0022004-02 — BING CROSBY REDISCOVERED   (2014)
b. Edsel Show True Love(Cole Porter)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
c. Edsel Show Mexicali Rose - 14:16(Helen Stone, Jack B Tenney)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
d. Edsel Show South Of The Border(Jimmy Kennedy, Michael Carr)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
e. Edsel Show Paris In The Spring(Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
f. Edsel Show I Love Paris(Cole Porter)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
g. Edsel Show Sweet Leilani(Harry Owens)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
h. Edsel Show The Road To Morocco(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
i. Edsel Show Collegiate - 6:22(Nat Bonx, Lew Brown, Moe Jaffe)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
j. Edsel Show The Whiffenpoof Song(George S Pomeroy, Tod B Galloway, Meade Minnigerode, Rudy Vallee)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
k. Edsel Show September Song(Kurt Weill, Maxwell Anderson)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
l. Edsel Show There's A Long, Long, Trail A-Winding(Stoddard Kin, Zo Elliott)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
m. Edsel Show Goody Goody(Johnny Mercer, Matty Malneck)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
n. Edsel Show I'm An Old Cowhand(Johnny Mercer)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
o. Edsel Show Nature Boy(Eden Ahbez)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
p. Edsel Show Let's Take An Old-Fashioned Walk(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
q. Edsel Show Swinging On A Star(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
r. Edsel Show Small Fry(Frank Loesser, Hoagy Carmichael)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
s. Edsel Show It's Been A Long, Long Time(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
t. Edsel Show Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive(Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
u. Edsel Show Please(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
v. Edsel Show You Go To My Head(Haven Gillespie, J. Fred Coots)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
w. Edsel Show Jealous(Tommy Malie, Jack Little)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
x. Edsel Show Hound Dog(Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
y. Edsel Show My Blue Heaven(George Whiting, Walter Donaldson)

Rosemary Clooney, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
z. Edsel Show Three Little Fishes(Saxie Dowell)

Rosemary Clooney, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
aa. Edsel Show Sunday, Monday Or Always(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
ab. Edsel Show Columbia, The Gem Of The Ocean(Traditional)

Rosemary Clooney, Bing Crosby (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
ac. Edsel Show Ma Blushin' Rosie(John Stromberg, Edgar Smith)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
ad. Edsel Show Side By Side(Harry M. Woods)

Rosemary Clooney, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
ae. Edsel Show On The Sunny Side Of The Street(Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields)

Louis Armstrong, Rosemary Clooney, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Camarata and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued

i, j, k, l;   c, d, e, f, g, h performed as medleys.

Bing arranged for this ‘live’ program to be ‘produced’ by Gonzaga University in order that the profits could go to them in a tax efficient way. The program won the ‘Look’ magazine TV Award for ‘Best Musical Show.’ A video version of the programme was issued on International Licensing & Copyright ILC0094 - ‘Frank Sinatra Live At the Edsel Show’ and on Festival Films (catalogue no. unknown) ‘Bing Crosby and Friends Volume 1’.
An abridged audio version of the show was issued on Loota LP 4901 ‘The Edsel Show’. In addition, short extracts were included in the A. & E. Biography Channel programme ‘Bing Crosby: America’s Crooner’ which was first televised on 14th December 1993 and has been repeated on several occasions since and also issued on video. Brief extracts were also seen in the KSPS-TV documentary "Bing: Going My Way" shown on PBS in May 2003 and subsequently issued on DVD and video and in the BBC2-TV presentation ‘Bing on Bing’ transmitted in the UK on December 25, 2002.


Date: 20 December 1957
Location: Goldwyn Studios, Los Angeles
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank" - ABC TV

a. ABC TV Happy Holiday(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc),

unissued
b. ABC TV Jingle Bells - 1:15(James S Pierpoint)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

ECLIPSE MUSIC GROUP CD64914-2 — CHRISTMAS WITH BING & FRANK   (1993)
REGENCY CDV20040 — A MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH FRANK & BING   (1994)
HO-HO-HO RECORDS LP 12"1088 — A WARM AND WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS EVE WITH BING AND FRANK   
c. ABC TV Deck The Halls With Boughs Of Holly(Traditional)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

ECLIPSE MUSIC GROUP CD64914-2 — CHRISTMAS WITH BING & FRANK   (1993)
REGENCY CDV20040 — A MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH FRANK & BING   (1994)
HO-HO-HO RECORDS LP 12"1088 — A WARM AND WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS EVE WITH BING AND FRANK   
d. ABC TV God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen(Traditional)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

ECLIPSE MUSIC GROUP CD64914-2 — CHRISTMAS WITH BING & FRANK   (1993)
REGENCY CDV20040 — A MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH FRANK & BING   (1994)
HO-HO-HO RECORDS LP 12"1088 — A WARM AND WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS EVE WITH BING AND FRANK   
e. ABC TV Hark! The Herald Angels Sing(Charles Wesley, Felix Mendelssohn)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

ECLIPSE MUSIC GROUP CD64914-2 — CHRISTMAS WITH BING & FRANK   (1993)
REGENCY CDV20040 — A MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH FRANK & BING   (1994)
HO-HO-HO RECORDS LP 12"1088 — A WARM AND WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS EVE WITH BING AND FRANK   
f. ABC TV O Come, All Ye Faithful(John Francis Wade, Canon Frederick Oakley)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

ECLIPSE MUSIC GROUP CD64914-2 — CHRISTMAS WITH BING & FRANK   (1993)
REGENCY CDV20040 — A MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH FRANK & BING   (1994)
HO-HO-HO RECORDS LP 12"1088 — A WARM AND WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS EVE WITH BING AND FRANK   
g. ABC TV Away In A Manger - 1:08(Anon, James Ramsey Murray)

Bing Crosby (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

ECLIPSE MUSIC GROUP CD64914-2 — CHRISTMAS WITH BING & FRANK   (1993)
REGENCY CDV20040 — A MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH FRANK & BING   (1994)
HO-HO-HO RECORDS LP 12"1088 — A WARM AND WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS EVE WITH BING AND FRANK   
h. ABC TV O Little Town Of Bethlehem(Phillips Brooks, Lewis H Redner)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

ECLIPSE MUSIC GROUP CD64914-2 — CHRISTMAS WITH BING & FRANK   (1993)
REGENCY CDV20040 — A MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH FRANK & BING   (1994)
HO-HO-HO RECORDS LP 12"1088 — A WARM AND WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS EVE WITH BING AND FRANK   
i. ABC TV Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer(Johnny Marks)

Bing Crosby (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

ECLIPSE MUSIC GROUP CD64914-2 — CHRISTMAS WITH BING & FRANK   (1993)
REGENCY CDV20040 — A MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH FRANK & BING   (1994)
HO-HO-HO RECORDS LP 12"1088 — A WARM AND WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS EVE WITH BING AND FRANK   
j. ABC TV The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) - 1:40(Mel Torme, Robert Wells)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

ECLIPSE MUSIC GROUP CD64914-2 — CHRISTMAS WITH BING & FRANK   (1993)
HO-HO-HO RECORDS LP 12"1088 — A WARM AND WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS EVE WITH BING AND FRANK   
k. ABC TV White Christmas(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

ECLIPSE MUSIC GROUP CD64914-2 — CHRISTMAS WITH BING & FRANK   (1993)
CAPITOL (US) CD09463 63928-2-0 — BING CROSBY CHRISTMAS CLASSICS   (2006)
HO-HO-HO RECORDS LP 12"1088 — A WARM AND WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS EVE WITH BING AND FRANK   

c, d, e, f performed as medley.

Recorded 18th October 1957 at the Goldwyn Studios and originally shown in monochrome on ABC-TV on December 20, 1957. . A colour version was re-discovered by the Sinatra family and was shown on the TRIO channel in the US during 2001 and then issued on a DVD titled ‘Happy Holidays with Bing & Frank’ by Hart Sharp Video numbered 29567 0003-2 in 2003. The entire show was included in the Infinity Entertainment 2-DVD set “Bing Crosby: The Television Specials – Volume 2 – The Christmas Specials” and on the Shout! Factory 7-DVD set “Frank Sinatra Concert Collection”, both of which were released in November 2010. An audio version of the programme was issued on Ho-Ho-Ho Records LP 1088 - ‘A Warm & Wonderful Christmas Eve With Bing & Frank’ and items have subsequently been issued on many CDs, notably, Laserlight 12775 ‘Christmas Sing with Frank and Bing’ and Eclipse 64914-2 ‘Christmas with Bing and Frank’.

The programme was sponsored by Bulova Watches and Chesterfield Cigarettes.


Date: 2 March 1958
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"The Bob Hope Show" NBC TV

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope (voc), Les Brown and his Band Of Renown (orc)

a. NBC TV Nothing In Common(Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)
unissued

March 2, Sunday. (9:00–10:00 p.m.) Makes a surprise guest appearance on the Bob Hope television show on NBC-TV and sings “Nothing in Common” with Hope. Other guests are Anita Ekberg, Natalie Wood, and Robert Wagner.


Date: 1 October 1958
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"The Bing Crosby Show For Oldsmobile" - ABC TV

a. ABC TV Well, Did You Evah? - 4:06(Cole Porter)

Bing Crosby, Bill Hayes, Florence Henderson, Dean Martin, Patti Page (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

b. ABC TV Swanee - 2:14(George Gershwin, Irving Caesar)

Bing Crosby (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

c. ABC TV In My Merry Oldsmobile(Vincent P Bryan, Gus Edwards)

Bing Crosby, Bill Hayes, Florence Henderson, Patti Page (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

d. ABC TV My Wild Irish Rose(Chauncey Olcott)

Bing Crosby (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

e. ABC TV Galway Bay(Dr. Arthur Colahan)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

f. ABC TV Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral(James Royce Shannon)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

g. ABC TV In A Little Spanish Town(Mabel Wayne, Al Lewis, Joe Young)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

h. ABC TV Swinging On A Star(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

i. ABC TV My Little Buckaroo(Jack Scholl, M K Jerome)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

j. ABC TV True Love - 1:58(Cole Porter)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Patti Page (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

k. ABC TV Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries - 2:04(Lew Brown, Ray Henderson)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Patti Page (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

l. ABC TV Mississippi Moon(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Patti Page (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

m. ABC TV Twang Twang Twang

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Patti Page (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

n. ABC TV When The Saints Go Marching In(Traditional)

Bing Crosby, Mahalia Jackson (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

o. ABC TV For My Good Fortune - 2:25(Otis Blackwell, Bobby Stevenson)

Bing Crosby, Mahalia Jackson, Dean Martin (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

p. ABC TV Far Away Places - 3:04(Alex Kramer, Joan Whitney)

Bing Crosby (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

q. ABC TV I Guess I'll Get The Papers (And Go Home) - 3:41(Hal Kenner, Hughie Prince, Dick Rogers)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Patti Page (voc), Buddy Cole Orchestra (orc)

All titles unissued.

d, e, f;   g, h, i;   l, m, n, o, p, q performed as medleys.

October 1, Wednesday. (6:30–7:30 p.m.) Hosts The Bing Crosby Show sponsored by Oldsmobile, on ABC TV. The guests are Dean Martin, Mahalia Jackson, and Patti Page and the show receives a Trendex rating of 26.2. Bill Colleran is the director with Buddy Cole acting as musical director.


Date: 22 November 1958
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"The Dean Martin Show for Timex" - NBC TV

a. NBC TV Now You Has Jazz - 2:22(Cole Porter)

Bing Crosby, Phil Harris, Dean Martin (voc), David Rose (orc)

b. NBC TV Volare - 4:27(Domenico Modugno, Mitchell Parish)

Bing Crosby, Phil Harris, Dean Martin (voc), David Rose (orc)

c. NBC TV Gigi - 3:09(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)

Bing Crosby (voc), David Rose (orc)

d. NBC TV Learn To Croon(Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston)

Bing Crosby (voc), David Rose (orc)

e. NBC TV Please(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)

Bing Crosby (voc), David Rose (orc)

f. NBC TV Thanks(Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston)

Bing Crosby (voc), David Rose (orc)

g. NBC TV Love In Bloom(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)

Bing Crosby (voc), David Rose (orc)

h. NBC TV Love Is Just Around The Corner(Leo Robin, Lewis E Gensler)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin (voc), David Rose (orc)

i. NBC TV Love Thy Neighbour(Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)

Bing Crosby (voc), David Rose (orc)

j. NBC TV Soon(Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)

Bing Crosby (voc), David Rose (orc)

k. NBC TV It's Easy To Remember(Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)

Bing Crosby (voc), David Rose (orc)

l. (snatch) NBC TV Where The Blue Of The Night (Meets The Gold Of The Day)(Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert, Bing Crosby)

Bing Crosby, Phil Harris, Dean Martin (voc), David Rose (orc)

All titles unissued.

d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l performed as medley.

November 22, Saturday. (9:00–10:00 p.m.) Appears on The Dean Martin Show on NBC-TV, in color, singing “Gigi” amongst other songs. Phil Harris and the Treniers are the other guests with the David Rose Orchestra providing the musical backing.


Date: 2 March 1959
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"The Bing Crosby Show for Oldsmobile" - ABC TV

a. parody ABC TV Love Won't Let You Get Away - 1:18(Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)

Bing Crosby, Dennis Crosby, Phillip Crosby, James Garner, Dean Martin, Jo Stafford (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
b. ABC TV Ol' Man River - 1:44(Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern)

Bing Crosby (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

BLUEBIRD (US) CD0 9026 63859 2 — FANCY MEETING YOU HERE   (2001)
c. ABC TV It's Easy To Remember(Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
d. ABC TV Hooray For Love(Harold Arlen, Leo Robin)

Bing Crosby, James Garner, Jo Stafford (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
e. ABC TV Fancy Meeting You Here - 1:56(Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)

Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

BLUEBIRD (US) CD0 9026 63859 2 — FANCY MEETING YOU HERE   (2001)
f. ABC TV On A Slow Boat To China - 2:31(Frank Loesser)

Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

BLUEBIRD (US) CD0 9026 63859 2 — FANCY MEETING YOU HERE   (2001)
g. ABC TV I Can't Get Started - 3:20(Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke)

Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
h. ABC TV Hindustan - 2:06(Oliver G Wallace, Harold Weeks)

Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

BLUEBIRD (US) CD0 9026 63859 2 — FANCY MEETING YOU HERE   (2001)
i. ABC TV It Happened In Monterey - 3:22(Mabel Wayne, Billy Rose)

Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
j. ABC TV You Came A Long Way From St Louis - 2:06(SK "Bob" Russell, John Benson Brooks)

Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
k. ABC TV Love Won't Let You Get Away(Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)

Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
l. ABC TV Twilight On The Trail - 2:55(Sidney D Mitchell, Louis Alter)

Bing Crosby (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

BLUEBIRD (US) CD0 9026 63859 2 — FANCY MEETING YOU HERE   (2001)
m. parody ABC TV Love Won't Let You Get Away - 1:25(Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)

Bing Crosby, Dennis Crosby, Phillip Crosby, James Garner, Dean Martin, Jo Stafford (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
n. ABC TV The Jones Boy - 2:36(Loyal Curtis, Vic Mizzy)

Bing Crosby, Dennis Crosby, Phillip Crosby (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued

(6:30–7:30 p.m.) Hosts The Bing Crosby Show live on ABC-TV with guest Jo Stafford who duets with Bing on many of the songs from the 'Fancy Meeting You Here' album. James Garner, Dean Martin, Phillip and Dennis Crosby also make guest appearances. Bill Colleran is the producer-director and Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra provide the musical backing. The show on ABC rates 28.4 against NBC at 18.3 and CBS at 14.8.


Date: 29 September 1959
Location: Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"The Bing Crosby Show for Oldsmobile" ABC TV

a. ABC TV I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore - 4:03(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)

Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra (voc), Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra (orc)

b. ABC TV Looking At The World Through Rose Coloured Glasses - 2:29(Tommy Malie, Jimmy Steiger)

Bing Crosby (voc), Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra (orc)

c. ABC TV I Love A Piano - 7:41(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra (voc), Joe Bushkin, George Shearing, Paul Smith (pno)

d. ABC TV Where The Blue Of The Night (Meets The Gold Of The Day)(Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert, Bing Crosby)

Bing Crosby (voc), Joe Bushkin (pno)

e. ABC TV I Love A Piano(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra (voc), Joe Bushkin (pno)

f. ABC TV Too Neat To Be A Beatnik - 2:43(Jimmy Van Heusen, Sammy Cahn)

Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee (voc), Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra (orc)

g. ABC TV Basin Street Blues - 1:52(Spencer Williams)

Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby (voc), Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra (orc)

h. ABC TV Everybody Loves My Baby - 1:02(Jack Palmer, Spencer Williams)

Bing Crosby (voc), Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra (orc)

i. ABC TV Lazy Bones - 2:18(Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael)

Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby (voc), Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra (orc)

j. ABC TV (We're Gonna Be In) High Society - 9:41(Dan Swan, Allan Copeland, Mort Greene)

Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee (voc), Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra (orc)

k. ABC TV Now You Has Jazz(Cole Porter)

Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra (voc), Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra (orc)

All titles unissued.

c, d, e;   j, k performed as medleys.

September 29, Tuesday. (8:30–9:30 p.m.) Bing hosts The Bing Crosby Show with guests Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Peggy Lee, George Shearing, Joe Bushkin, and Paul Smith on ABC-TV. Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra provide musical support. Bill Colleran is the director. The Trendex rating is 20.1 against 19 for the show in competition on CBS.


Date: 19 October 1959
Location: ABC Television Center, (studio E), Hollywood
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"The Frank Sinatra Timex Show" ABC TV

a. ABC TV High Hopes(Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby, Mitzi Gaynor, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

b. ABC TV Together (Wherever We Go) - 3:45(Jule Styne, Stephen Sondheim)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

c. ABC TV Cheek To Cheek - 3:04(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby, Mitzi Gaynor, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

d. ABC TV Give Us The Good Old Songs - 5:19

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

e. ABC TV Down By The Old Mill Stream(Tell Taylor)

Bing Crosby (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

f. ABC TV Down The Old Ox Road(Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston)

Bing Crosby (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

g. ABC TV My Old Flame(Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston)

Bing Crosby (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

h. ABC TV Ol' Man River(Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

i. ABC TV You Gotta Start Off Each Day With A Song(Jimmy Durante)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

j. ABC TV Inka-Dinka-Doo(Ben Ryan, Harry Donnelly, Jimmy Durante)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

k. ABC TV Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?(Hughie Cannon)

Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante, Mitzi Gaynor, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

All titles unissued.

d, e, f, g, h;   i, j, k performed as medleys.

Recorded October 15, 1959.
October 19, Monday. (9:30–10:30 p.m.) The Frank Sinatra Timex Show with Bing, Dean Martin, Mitzi Gaynor, and the Nelson Riddle Orchestra is shown on ABC-TV. The producer-director is Bill Colleran. A “Jimmy Durante” medley is sung, with Durante himself putting in a brief appearance, as there are plans for Dean Martin to play Durante in a forthcoming film with Bing and Frank Sinatra co-starring. Frank Capra starts work on the project but it is abandoned early in 1960 because of complications over the contract.


Date: 29 February 1960
Location: Los Angeles
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"The Bing Crosby Show for Oldsmobile" ABC TV

a. ABC TV Sing, Sing, Sing(Louis Prima)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Dennis Crosby, Lindsay Crosby, Phillip Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
b. ABC TV Zing A Little Zong(Leo Robin, Harry Warren)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
c. ABC TV Lazy(Irving Berlin)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
d. ABC TV Gone Fishin'(Nick A Kenny, Charles F Kenny)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
e. ABC TV Lazy Afternoon(Jerome Moross, John La Touche)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
f. ABC TV Hoop-Dee-Doo(Milton DeLugg, Frank Loesser)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
g. ABC TV Getting To Know You(Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
h. ABC TV A Couple Of Song And Dance Men(Irving Berlin)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Elaine Dunn, Sandy Stewart (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued
i. ABC TV Mimi(Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
j. ABC TV Thank Heaven For Little Girls(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)

Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
k. ABC TV Valentine(Albert Willemetz, Henri Christine)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
l. ABC TV Thank Heaven For Little Girls(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
m. ABC TV Joshua Fit The Battle Of Jericho(Traditional)

Bing Crosby, Dennis Crosby, Lindsay Crosby, Phillip Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0022004-02 — BING CROSBY REDISCOVERED   (2014)
BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
n. ABC TV Sing, Sing, Sing(Louis Prima)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
o. ABC TV Ma Blushin' Rosie(John Stromberg, Edgar Smith)

Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
p. ABC TV Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider(Eddie Munson, Eddie Leonard)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
q. ABC TV Gigi(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)

Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
r. ABC TV I Found A Million Dollar Baby (In A Five And Ten Cent Store)(Billy Rose, Mort Dixon, Harry Warren)

Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
s. ABC TV I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan(Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
t. ABC TV Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams(Ted Koehler, Harry Barris, Billy Moll)

Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
u. ABC TV Get Happy(Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
v. ABC TV When The Red, Red Robin (Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along)(Harry M. Woods)

Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
w. ABC TV Bob White (Whatcha Gonna Swing Tonight?)(Johnny Mercer, Bernie Hanighen)

Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
x. ABC TV Avalon(B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Al Jolson, Vincent Rose)

Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
y. ABC TV Chicago (That Toddlin' Town)(Fred Fisher)

Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
z. ABC TV Hit The Road To Dreamland(Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
aa. parody ABC TV Two Sleepy People(Hoagy Carmichael, Frank Loesser)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Vic Schoen and his Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   

n, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z, aa;   c, d, e, f, g;   i, j, k, l, m performed as medleys.

Recorded January 11-15, Monday-Friday. Tapes The Bing Crosby Show with Perry Como, the Crosby Brothers, Elaine Dunn, and Sandy Stewart. The show is transmitted by ABC-TV on February 29. Bing takes the place of Gary Crosby in the Crosby Brothers song “Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho”


Date: 16 March 1960
Location: New York
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall"- NBC TV

a. NBC TV Dream Along With Me (I'm On My Way To A Star)(Carl Sigman)

Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
b. NBC TV In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening(Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
c. NBC TV On Behalf Of The Visiting Firemen(Johnny Mercer, Walter Donaldson)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
d. Reprise NBC TV In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening(Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
e. NBC TV Yes! We Have No Bananas(Frank Silver, Irving Cohn)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
f. NBC TV Aba Daba Honeymoon(Arthur Fields, Walter Donovan)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
g. NBC TV I'm Just Wild About Animal Crackers(Fred Rich, Harry Link, Sam Coslow)

Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
h. NBC TV Collegiate(Nat Bonx, Lew Brown, Moe Jaffe)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
i. NBC TV C-O-N-S-T-A-N-T-I-N-O-P-L-E(Harry Carlton)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
j. NBC TV Crazy Words-Crazy Tune (Vo-Do-De-O)(Jack Yellen, Milton Ager)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
k. NBC TV It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo'(Wendell Hall)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
l. NBC TV Ice Cream (I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream)(Howard Johnson, Billy Moll, Robert King)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
m. NBC TV Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean(Ed Gallagher, Al Shean)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
n. NBC TV McNamara's Band(John J Stamford, Seamus O'Connor, Guy Bonham, Wamp Carlson, Red Latham)

Bing Crosby (voc), Chorus (vgr), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

unissued
o. NBC TV Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral(James Royce Shannon)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

unissued
p. NBC TV Dear Old Donegal(Steve Graham)

Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

unissued
q. NBC TV Sing, Sing, Sing(Louis Prima)

Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
r. NBC TV I Hear Music(Frank Loesser, Burton Lane)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
s. NBC TV Ma Blushin' Rosie(John Stromberg, Edgar Smith)

Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
t. NBC TV Here Comes The Sun(Arthur Freed, Harry M. Woods)

Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
u. NBC TV It's A Lovely Day Today(Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
v. NBC TV Let's Get Away From It All(Tom Adair, Matt Dennis)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
w. NBC TV Mountain Greenery(Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
x. NBC TV Aren't You Glad You're You?(Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
y. NBC TV When I Take My Sugar To Tea(Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal, Pierre Norman)

Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
z. NBC TV At Sundown(Walter Donaldson)

Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
aa. NBC TV Moonlight Bay(Edward Madden, Percy Wenrich)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
ab. NBC TV Where The Blue Of The Night (Meets The Gold Of The Day)(Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert, Bing Crosby)

Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
ac. parody NBC TV Let's Put Out The Lights (And Go To Sleep)(Herman Hupfeld)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
ad. parody NBC TV On Behalf Of The Visiting Firemen(Johnny Mercer, Walter Donaldson)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
ae. parody NBC TV In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening(Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   
af. reprise NBC TV I Hear Music(Frank Loesser, Burton Lane)

Perry Como, Bing Crosby (voc), Mitchell Ayres Orchestra (orc)

BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) LP 12"LP BR-123 — CROSBY & COMO   

e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m;   n, o, p;   q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z, aa, ab, ac, ad, ae, af performed as medleys.

(9:00–10:00 p.m.) Appears live on Perry Como’s Kraft Music Hall show on NBC-TV. Other guests are Genevieve and Peter Gennaro. Mitchell Ayres conducts the orchestra and the Ray Charles Singers provide support.


Date: 15 October 1960
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
BBC Radio - Interview with Wilfrid Thomas

Bing Crosby (voc), Wilfrid Thomas (inr)

a. MX1181 Interview With Wilfrid Thomas
unissued

Bing was interviewed after a recording session by Wilfrid Thomas for the BBC radio program “Roundabout” (broadcast on the Light Programme on October 17, 1960). The interview later appeared on an LP.


Date: 20 March 1961
Location: Hollywood CA
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
The Bing Crosby Show for Oldsmobile TV

a. Oldsmobile TV The Second Time Around - 2:52(Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen)

Bing Crosby (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0022004-02 — BING CROSBY REDISCOVERED   (2014)
b. Oldsmobile TV I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore - 2:56(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)

Maurice Chevalier, Bing Crosby (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0022004-02 — BING CROSBY REDISCOVERED   (2014)
c. Oldsmobile TV I Wish I Were In Love Again(Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)

Maurice Chevalier, Bing Crosby (voc), Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra (orc)

unissued

b, c performed as medley.

The show was recorded on 19 December 1960.

1961 March 20, Monday. (9:30–10:30 p.m.) The Bing Crosby Show is transmitted by ABC-TV with guests Maurice Chevalier and Carol Lawrence. Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra provide the musical background. The producer-director is William O. Harbach.


Date: 24 December 1962
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
The Bing Crosby Show for Clairol TV

Bing Crosby (voc), Orchestra conducted by Andre Previn (orc)

a. The Bing Crosby Show for Clairol I Left My Heart In San Francisco - 2:16(George Cory, Douglas Cross)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0027588-02 — AMONG MY SOUVENIRS - MORE TREASURES FROM THE CROSBY ARCHIVE (CD2)   (2017)
b. ABC TV Doin' The Bing - 4:18(Sheldon Keller, Andre G Previn, Dory V. Shannon Previn)
BEACH ROAD MUSIC MP3 — BING CROSBY - SHALL WE DANCE? ( MP3 download from iTunes)   (2011)

Recorded December 12, 1962, shown on December 24, 1962. (10:00–11:00 p.m.) The Bing Crosby Show with Mary Martin and Andre Previn as guests is shown on ABC-TV. The show had been taped and was directed by Norman Abbott. Andre Previn conducts the orchestra and Joe Lilley directs the chorus. This is the first “special” ABC broadcasts in color and it is the last show under Bing’s 3-year contract with ABC-TV.


Date: 15 February 1964
Location: Hollywood CA
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
The Bing Crosby Show for Lever Rrothers TV

a. TV Out-take Pennies From Heaven(Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston)

Bing Crosby (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

COLLECTORS' CHOICE (US) CDCCM2109 — BING CROSBY - SO RARE - Treasures from the Crosby Archive Disc 2   (2010)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0017961-02 — BING CROSBY - SO RARE - Treasures from the Crosby Archive Disc 2   (2013)
b. Lever Rrothers TV The Oldest Established (Permanent Floating Crap Game In New York)(Frank Loesser)

Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra (voc), John Scott Trotter and his Orchestra (orc)

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0022004-02 — BING CROSBY REDISCOVERED   (2014)

February 15, Saturday. (8:30–9:30 p.m.) The Bing Crosby Show is screened by CBS-TV. The guests are Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bob Hope, Kathryn Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, and Peter Gennaro. John Scott Trotter is the musical director and Nick Vanoff is producer-director.


Date: 23 October 1968
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
The Bing Crosby Special

Bing Crosby (voc), Diana Ross and The Supremes (vgr)

a. The Bing Crosby Show for TV Paint Your Wagon Medley - - - 5:13(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
b. The Bing Crosby Show for TV I'm On My Way(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
c. The Bing Crosby Show for TV I Talk To The Trees(Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner)
d. The Bing Crosby Show for TV I Still See Elisa(Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner)
e. The Bing Crosby Show for TV They Call The Wind Maria(Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe)
All titles on: UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0027588-02 — AMONG MY SOUVENIRS - MORE TREASURES FROM THE CROSBY ARCHIVE (CD2)   (2017)

a, b, c, d, e performed as medley.

October 23, Wednesday. (10:00–11:00 p.m.) The Bing Crosby Special is shown on NBC-TV with guest stars Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stella Stevens, Bob Hope, and Jose Feliciano. Dorothy Lamour makes a cameo appearance. The program is produced by Ray Charles and directed by Marc Breaux. Mitchell Ayres is the musical director. The writers are Bill Morrow and Hal Fimberg. The show receives a 24.6 rating with a 42.2 share of audio in the 30-city Nielsen ratings for the week of October 21-27.


Date: 19 November 1970
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
The Flip Wilson Show -NBC-TV

Bing Crosby (voc), Flip Wilson (com)

a. LD 722511-B The Bunny Club
digital download MP3 — FLIP WILSON - GERALDINE, DON'T FIGHT THE FEELING   (2012)

A sketch for The Flip Wilson Show which aired on January 7, 1971. Flip Wilson plays ‘Geraldine’ in drag in a sketch where Bing visits the Bunny Club.


Date: ca. August 1975
Location: Yorkshire TV Studios, Leeds, England
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Reading from Bible (St Matthew Ch7)

Bing Crosby (voc),

a. Judge Not (St Matthew, Ch 7, Vs 1-12) - 2:08
CURZON SOUNDS LP 12"CSL 0081 — STARS ON SUNDAY BY REQUEST   (1978)

August (undated). Tapes several items for the long running Yorkshire Television program 'Stars on Sunday' in Leeds. Receives a nominal fee of £250 which he passes on to the playing fields committee at Kirkby Malzeard, near Ripon, North Yorkshire. He has already given £1000 to this cause.


Date: 30 August 1975
Location: London, England
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
BBC TV- Interview With Michael Parkinson

Bing Crosby (inv), Michael Parkinson (inr)

a. BBC Interview With Michael Parkinson
BBC (UK) LP 12"REB398 — BING - THE FINAL CHAPTER   (1980)

Recorded July 18, 1975

An extract was included in "The Final Chapter" LP


Date: 16 August 1977
Location: Concord Pavilion, Concord, California
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
Concert

Bing Crosby (voc),

a. Concert at Concord Pavilion Send In The Clowns - 3:10(Stephen Sondheim)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0027588-02 — AMONG MY SOUVENIRS - MORE TREASURES FROM THE CROSBY ARCHIVE (CD2)   (2017)

Starting at 8:00 p.m., Bing performs in a new stage show at the Concord Pavilion, California, with Harry and Mary Frances accompanied by Joe Bushkin’s Jazz Quartet. The Dave Frishberg Five open the show. This is Bing’s “comeback” after the Pasadena accident and there are said to be 5,000 in the audience, most sitting in the open air. He changes his mind about canceling his British concerts completely but cuts out ones planned for the Southampton Gaumont on September 16 and the Liverpool Empire (September 21).


Date: 11 October 1977
Location: BBC Studios, Maida Vale, London, England
Label: Radio (Miscellaneous)
"The Final Chapter" LP

a. BBC Feels Good, Feels Right - 2:36(Mitzi Welch, Ken Welch)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gordon Rose and his Orchestra (orc)

COLLECTORS' CHOICE (US) CDCCM2104 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2010)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0017960-02 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2013)
b. BBC Nevertheless - 2:56(Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gordon Rose and his Orchestra (orc)

COLLECTORS' CHOICE (US) CDCCM2104 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2010)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0017960-02 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2013)
c. BBC Summer Wind - 4:16(Johnny Mercer, Hans Bradtke, Henry Meyer)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gordon Rose and his Orchestra (orc)

COLLECTORS' CHOICE (US) CDCCM2104 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2010)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0017960-02 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2013)
d. BBC The Night Is Young And You're So Beautiful - 3:50(Billy Rose, Irving Kahal, Dana Suesse)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gordon Rose and his Orchestra (orc)

COLLECTORS' CHOICE (US) CDCCM2104 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2010)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0017960-02 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2013)
e. BBC The Only Way To Go - 2:56(Tim Rice, Marvin Hamlisch)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gordon Rose and his Orchestra (orc)

COLLECTORS' CHOICE (US) CDCCM2104 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2010)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0017960-02 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2013)
f. BBC As Time Goes By - 3:11(Herman Hupfeld)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gordon Rose and his Orchestra (orc)

COLLECTORS' CHOICE (US) CDCCM2104 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2010)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0017960-02 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2013)
g. BBC There's Nothing I Haven't Sung About - 3:39(Lyn Duddy, Jerry Bresler)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gordon Rose and his Orchestra (orc)

COLLECTORS' CHOICE (US) CDCCM2104 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2010)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0017960-02 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2013)
h. BBC Once In A While - 2:53(Michael Edwards, Bud Green)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gordon Rose and his Orchestra (orc)

COLLECTORS' CHOICE (US) CDCCM2104 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2010)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CDB0017960-02 — BING CROSBY - SEASONS   (2013)
i. BBC Interview With Alan Dell

Bing Crosby (voc),

All titles on: BBC (UK) LP 12"REB398 — BING - THE FINAL CHAPTER   (1980)

Recordings made for a BBC broadcast with Rosemary Clooney and with Alan Dell as host. The show was aired on December 24, 1977.

Following Bing's death the tracks were issued as part of a memorial LP. Verbal contributions are made by Rosemary Clooney, Stephen Williams, Michael Parkinson, Ted Rogers, Colin Doren, and Kathryn Crosby on the record.
The original broadcast also contained solos by Rosemary Clooney but these were not included in the issued LP
The CD "Seasons" contains all Bing's songs but none of the additional material.


Sessions Reported: 102

Performances Reported: 490

Unique Songs Reported: 358

Unique Issues Reported: 63