A Bing Crosby Discography - part 2a
 
Radio - Pre Kraft Music Hall

Generated on Fri, 6 May 2016


Date: 2 September 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: Radio
BING CROSBY

a. PC68310-1 Radio Just One More Chance - 4:45(Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston)

Bing Crosby (voc), The C B S Studio Orchestra (orc), Freddie Rich (dir), Joe Venuti (vln)

b. PC68311-1 Radio I'm Through With Love - 3:41(Gus Kahn, Fud Livingstone, Matty Malneck)

Bing Crosby (voc), The C B S Studio Orchestra (orc), Freddie Rich (dir), Eddie Lang (gtr), Joe Venuti (vln)

Both titles on: FROGBIEN LP 12"FB6309 — BING CROSBY 1931 – HIS VERY FIRST BROADCAST AND Mr SOFT SOAP   
JONZO (UK) CDJZCD-09 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 09   (2000)
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)

The first solo broadcast from CBS Station WABC. The recording was made in Hollywood from a live transmission from New York.

Details of early radio broadcasts are only included here if recordings of them survive and have been issued in some form.


Date: 7 November 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: CREMO
Cremo Cigars No 6

Bing Crosby (voc), Carl Fenton Orchestra (orc)

a. Cremo 6 Guilty
b. Cremo 6 Kissable Baby
c. Cremo 6 I Cried For You(Arthur Freed, Gus Arnheim, Abe Lyman)
All titles on: SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 01 — BING CROSBY - ON THE AIR   
TOTEM (Canada) LP 12"LP1008 — BING CROSBY - ON THE AIR   
PERSONALITIES ON PARADE LP 12"PP-4 — PERSONALITIES ON PARADE Vol 4   
SANDY HOOK LP 12"SH-2002 — BING CROSBY - ON THE AIR   (1978)

Date: 9 November 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: CREMO
Cremo Cigars No 7

a. Cremo 7 Now That You're Gone(Gus Kahn, Ted FioRito)

Bing Crosby (voc), Carl Fenton Orchestra (orc)

b. Cremo 7 This Is The Missus(Lew Brown, Ray Henderson)

Bing Crosby (voc), Carl Fenton Orchestra (orc)

c. Cremo 7 Hiding In The Shadows Of The Moon (G)

Carl Fenton Orchestra (orc)

d. Cremo 7 Goodnight Sweetheart(Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Ray Noble)

Bing Crosby (voc), Carl Fenton Orchestra (orc)

All titles on: PERSONALITIES ON PARADE LP 12"PP-2 — PERSONALITIES ON PARADE Vol 2   

Personalities On Parade Volume 2 contains the complete broadcast.


Date: 5 December 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: CREMO
Cremo Cigars No 30

Bing Crosby (voc), Carl Fenton Orchestra (orc)

a. Cremo 30 As Time Goes By(Herman Hupfeld)
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 01 — BING CROSBY - ON THE AIR   
TOTEM (Canada) LP 12"LP1008 — BING CROSBY - ON THE AIR   
SANDY HOOK LP 12"SH-2002 — BING CROSBY - ON THE AIR   (1978)
b. Cremo 30 Somebody Loves Me(B G (Buddy) De Sylva, George Gershwin, Ballard Mc Donald)
c. Cremo 30 My Consolation

Date: 23 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)

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

Bing Crosby (voc),

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)
c. CBS Champions I Guess It Had To Be That Way(Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston)

Date: 11 December 1933
Label: WOODBURY
Woodbury Soap No. 9

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton Orchestra (orc)

a. Woodbury 9 Beautiful Girl(Arthur Freed, Nacio Herb Brown)
b. Woodbury 9 The Last Roundup(Billy Hill)
Both titles on: International Club Crosby (Limited Circulation) CD — BING CROSBY ENTERTAINS FOR WOODBURY SOAP   (2008)

Date: 12 March 1934
Location: Los Angeles, Calif.
Label: WOODBURY
Woodbury Soap No 22, announcer Ken Niles

a. Woodbury 22 This Little Piggy Went To Market

Bing Crosby (voc), Carol Lofner's Beverly Wilshier Orchestra (orc)

b. Woodbury 22 Love Locked Out(Max Kester, Ray Noble)

Bing Crosby (voc), Carol Lofner's Beverly Wilshier Orchestra (orc)

c. Woodbury 22 Nagasaki

Bing Crosby (voc), The Mills Brothers (vgr), Carol Lofner's Beverly Wilshier Orchestra (orc)

PERSONALITIES ON PARADE LP 12"PP-3 — PERSONALITIES ON PARADE Vol 3   
d. Woodbury 22 This Little Piggy Went To Market

Bing Crosby (voc), Carol Lofner's Beverly Wilshier Orchestra (orc)

e. Woodbury 22 The Old Spinning Wheel

Bing Crosby (voc), Carol Lofner's Beverly Wilshier Orchestra (orc)

f. Woodbury 22 Carioca

Bing Crosby (voc), Carol Lofner's Beverly Wilshier Orchestra (orc)

g. Woodbury 22 Goodnight Lovely Little Lady(Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)

Bing Crosby (voc), Carol Lofner's Beverly Wilshier Orchestra (orc)


Date: 28 May 1934
Label: WOODBURY
Woodbury Soap No 33, announcer Ken Niles

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc)

a. Woodbury 33 May I?(Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
b. Woodbury 33 With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming(Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
c. Woodbury 33 I Knew You When
d. Woodbury 33 Riding Around In The Rain(Gene Austin, Carmen Lombardo)
e. Woodbury 33 The House Is Haunted (By The Echo Of Your Last Goodbye)
f. Woodbury 33 Goodnight, A Thousand Goodnights
g. Woodbury 33 May I?(Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
All titles on: FANFARE (US) LP 12"LP-40-140 — GREAT SINGERS OF THE 1930s - LIVE BROADCASTS   

The Fanfare Records LP-40-140 - ‘Great Singers Of The 1930’s - Live Broadcasts’ contains an edited version of the show. All songs by Bing were included.


Date: 18 September 1934
Label: WOODBURY
Woodbury Soap No 34, announcer Ken Niles

a. Woodbury 34 Love In Bloom(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

b. Woodbury 34 I'm Hummin', I'm Whistlin', I'm Singin'(Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

International Club Crosby (Limited Circulation) CD — BING CROSBY ENTERTAINS FOR WOODBURY SOAP   (2008)
c. Woodbury 34 Heebie Jeebies (G)

The Boswell Sisters (vgr), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

d. Woodbury 34 Try To See It My Way (G)(Allie Wrubel)

Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

e. Woodbury 34 I Only Have Eyes For You (G)(Harry Warren)

Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

f. Woodbury 34 Dames (G)(Harry Warren)

Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

g. Woodbury 34 I Kiss Your Hand, Madame(Sam M Lewis, Ralph Erwin, Joe Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

h. Woodbury 34 The Girl Friend (G)(Richard Rodgers)

Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

i. Woodbury 34 Just A Wearyin' For You(Frank Stanton, Carrie Jacobs Bond)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

International Club Crosby (Limited Circulation) CD — BING CROSBY ENTERTAINS FOR WOODBURY SOAP   (2008)
j. Woodbury 34 Why Don't You Practice What You Preach? (G)

The Boswell Sisters (vgr), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

k. Woodbury 34 Love In Bloom(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

l. Woodbury 34 The Very Thought Of You

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

International Club Crosby (Limited Circulation) CD — BING CROSBY ENTERTAINS FOR WOODBURY SOAP   (2008)
All titles on: SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 01 — BING CROSBY - ON THE AIR   
TOTEM (Canada) LP 12"LP1008 — BING CROSBY - ON THE AIR   
SANDY HOOK LP 12"SH-2002 — BING CROSBY - ON THE AIR   (1978)

d, e, f performed as medley.

The complete programme was issued on Spokane 1 - ‘Bing Crosby - On The Air’ and on Totem LP1008 - ‘Bing Crosby - On The Air’


Date: 9 October 1934
Label: WOODBURY
Woodbury Soap No.37

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

a. Woodbury 37 - Extract only For All We Know(J Fred Coots, Edgar Leslie)
b. Woodbury 37 The Sweetheart Waltz
c. Woodbury 37 I'm In Love(Sammy Mysels, Simon)
All titles on: International Club Crosby (Limited Circulation) CD — BING CROSBY ENTERTAINS FOR WOODBURY SOAP   (2008)

Date: 16 October 1934
Label: WOODBURY
Woodbury Soap No.38

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

a. Woodbury 38 The Moon Was Yellow(Edgar Leslie, Fred E Ahlert)
International Club Crosby (Limited Circulation) CD — BING CROSBY ENTERTAINS FOR WOODBURY SOAP   (2008)

Date: 30 October 1934
Label: WOODBURY
Woodbury Soap No.40

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

a. Woodbury 40 I'm Getting Sentimental Over You(George Bassman, Ned Washington)
b. Woodbury 40 Two Cigarettes In The Dark(Paul Francis Webster, Lew Pollack)
c. Woodbury 40 Ps I Love You(Johnny Mercer, Gordon Jenkins)
All titles on: International Club Crosby (Limited Circulation) CD — BING CROSBY ENTERTAINS FOR WOODBURY SOAP   (2008)

Date: 6 November 1934
Location: WABC New York
Label: WOODBURY
Woodbury Soap No.41

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

a. Woodbury 41 Dinah(Harry Akst, Sam M. Lewis, Joe Young)
b. Woodbury 41 A New Moon Over My Shoulder
c. Woodbury 41 Maybe I'm Wrong Again(Jo Trent, Jack Bennett)
All titles on: International Club Crosby (Limited Circulation) CD — BING CROSBY ENTERTAINS FOR WOODBURY SOAP   (2008)

For the early radio programmes, I list only those where one or more titles is known to have survived in some form.


Date: 13 November 1934
Label: WOODBURY
Woodbury Soap No.42

a. Woodbury 42 Love In Bloom(Leo Robin, Ralph Rainger)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

b. Woodbury 42 Out In The Cold Again(Ted Koehler, Rube Bloom)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

c. Woodbury 42 St. Louis Blues(W C Handy)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Boswell Sisters (vgr), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

d. Woodbury 42 If I Had A Million Dollars(Johnny Mercer, Matty Malneck)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

All titles on: International Club Crosby (Limited Circulation) CD — BING CROSBY ENTERTAINS FOR WOODBURY SOAP   (2008)

Date: ca. 19 March 1935
Label: WOODBURY
Woodbury Soap No.60, announcer Ken Niles

a. B2093-Woodbury 60 Old Faithful(Jimmy Kennedy, Michael Carr)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

b. B2094-Woodbury 60 Blame It On My Youth(Edward Heyman, Oscar Levant)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

c. Woodbury 60 The Japanese Sandman (G)(Richard A Whiting)

Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

d. Woodbury 60 Things Might Have Been So Different (G)

Marian Mansfield (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

e. Woodbury 60 It's Easy To Remember(Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

f. Woodbury 60 Alexander's Ragtime Band (G)(Irving Berlin)

Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

g. B2095-Woodbury 60 Lullabye Of Broadway(Al Dubin, Harry Warren)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

h. B2096-Woodbury 60 Clouds(Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson)

Bing Crosby (voc), Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra (orc)

All titles on: AVENUE INTERNATIONAL LP 12"AV INT1018 — BING CROSBY - AT HIS EXTRA SPECIALE   
FROGBIEN LP 12"FB6309 — BING CROSBY 1931 – HIS VERY FIRST BROADCAST AND Mr SOFT SOAP   
SPOKANE (US) LP 12"Spokane 12 — BING IN THE THIRTIES   (1977)

The complete programme was issued on the LPs:
Avenue International AV.INT1018 - ‘Bing Crosby At His Extra Speciale’
Spokane 12 - ‘Bing In The Thirties’
Frogbien FB 6309 “Bing Crosby 1931 – His Very First Broadcast and Mr Soft Soap

Matrix numbers seem to have been allocated to four numbers at some point.


Sessions Reported: 16

Performances Reported: 68

Unique Songs Reported: 64

Unique Issues Reported: 15