Airplay Discs

by G.E. Hewitt

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Title: Command Performance #55
Artist: Betty Grable
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 55     Rel. Year: 1943
02:33 February 27, 1943 rt That Old Black Magic (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)

Margaret Whiting (v), Freddie Slack (p, dir), others unknown (acc), Paul Weston (arr), Betty Grable (mc)


Title: Personal Album #13
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 13     Rel. Year: 1944
02:09 1944 rt One Hour With You (Richard Whiting, Raymond Egan)
02:03 1944 rt Till We Meet Again (Richard Whiting, Raymond Egan)
      1944 rt Sleepy Time Gal (Richard Whiting, Ange Lorenzo, Joseph R. Alden, Raymond Egan)
      1944 rt When Did You Leave Heaven? (Richard Whiting, Walter Bullock)
      1944 rt My Ideal (Richard Whiting, Newell Chase, Leo Robin)

Margaret Whiting (v, mc), Skitch Henderson (p)


Title: Moonlight In Vermont
Artist: Various
Format: disc     Label: V-Disc (Victory)     Cat. Num.: 417     Rel. Year: 1945
03:12 September 20, 1944 295-2A Moonlight In Vermont (Karl Suessdorf, John Blackburn)

Margaret Whiting (v), Carl Kress (g), Johnny Guarnieri (p), Bob Haggart (b), Nick Fatool (d), Billy Butterfield (t, dir), Andy Ferretti, Chris Griffin (t), Will Bradley, Cutty Cutshall (tb), Matty Matlock (as, cl), Bill Stegmeyer (as), Eddie Miller (ts), Art Rollini (ts, bar), Ernie Caceres (bar)

NOTES:
Also Navy V-Disc 197.


Title: It Might As Well Be Spring
Artist: Various
Format: disc     Label: V-Disc (Victory)     Cat. Num.: 566     Rel. Year: 1946
03:13 July 30, 1945 738-2 It Might As Well Be Spring (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)

Lee Gillette (pdr), Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Paul Weston (con)


Title: Club Fifteen 10/14
Artist: Bob Crosby
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.:      Rel. Year: 1947
01:41 October 14, 1947 rt You Do (Josef Myrow, Mack Gordon)
01:29 October 14, 1947 rt You're An Old Smoothie (Richard Whiting, Buddy De Sylva, Nacio Herb Brown)
01:48 October 14, 1947 rt Lazy Countryside (Bobby Worth)

Cal Kuhl (pdr), Bob Crosby (v, mc), Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con, arr)


Title: Club Fifteen 11/18
Artist: Bob Crosby
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.:      Rel. Year: 1947
02:21 November 18, 1947 rt The Stanley Steamer (Harry Warren, Ralph Blane)
03:05 November 18, 1947 rt Someone To Watch Over Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)

Cal Kuhl (pdr), Bob Crosby (v, mc), The Modernaires, Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con, arr)


Title: Club Fifteen 11/25
Artist: Bob Crosby
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.:      Rel. Year: 1947
02:27 November 25, 1947 rt Golden Earrings (Victor Young, Ray Evans, Jay Livingston)
02:01 November 25, 1947 rt Let's Be Sweethearts Again (Jerry Marlowe, Eddie Maxwell)

Cal Kuhl (pdr), Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con, arr), Bob Crosby (mc)


Title: Club Fifteen 12/02
Artist: Bob Crosby
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.:      Rel. Year: 1947
02:44 December 2, 1947 rt So Far (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
01:54 December 2, 1947 rt Pass That Peace Pipe (Roger Edens, Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane)

Cal Kuhl (pdr), The Modernaires, Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con, arr), Bob Crosby (mc)


Title: Club Fifteen 03/04
Artist: Bob Crosby
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.:      Rel. Year: 1948
01:49 March 4, 1948 rt Haunted Heart (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
01:05 March 4, 1948 rt Tea For Two (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)
05:02 March 4, 1948 rt Home, Sweet Home (There's No Place Like Home) (Henry Rowley Bishop, John Howard Payne)
      March 4, 1948 rt There's A Small Hotel (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
      March 4, 1948 rt Penthouse Serenade (When We're Alone) (Will Jason, Val Burton)
      March 4, 1948 rt Just A Cottage Small By A Waterfall (James F. Hanley, Buddy De Sylva)
      March 4, 1948 rt The Love Nest (Louis Hirsch, Otto Harbach)
      March 4, 1948 rt Home, Sweet Home (There's No Place Like Home) (Henry Rowley Bishop, John Howard Payne)

Cal Kuhl (pdr), Bob Crosby (v, spk, mc), The Modernaires (v), Margaret Whiting (v, spk), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con, arr)


Title: Club Fifteen AFRS #17
Artist: Bob Crosby
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 17     Rel. Year: 1948
02:35 March 1948 (ca) rt It's You Or No One (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)
01:32 March 1948 (ca) rt If You Were The Only Boy In The World (Nat D. Ayer, Clifford Grey)

Cal Kuhl (pdr), Bob Crosby (v, mc), Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con, arr)


Title: Club Fifteen AFRS #18
Artist: Bob Crosby
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 18     Rel. Year: 1948
02:17 March 1948 (ca) rt Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez)
01:59 March 1948 (ca) rt Guilty (Harry Akst, Gus Kahn, Richard Whiting)
01:13 March 1948 (ca) rt You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby (Harry Warren, Johnny Mercer)

Cal Kuhl (pdr), The Pied Pipers, Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con, arr), Bob Crosby (mc)


Title: Club Fifteen 11/09
Artist: Bob Crosby
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.:      Rel. Year: 1948
02:32 November 9, 1948 rt Far Away Places (Joan Whitney, Alex Kramer)
04:24 November 9, 1948 rt Singin' In The Rain (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed)
      November 9, 1948 rt Till The Clouds Roll By (Jerome Kern, P.G. Wodehouse)
      November 9, 1948 rt Stormy Weather (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler)
      November 9, 1948 rt April Showers (Louis Silvers, Buddy De Sylva)
      November 9, 1948 rt Rain On The Roof (Ann Ronell)
      November 9, 1948 rt Call Me Up Some Rainy Afternoon (Irving Berlin)
      November 9, 1948 rt Singin' In The Rain (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed)

Cal Kuhl (pdr), Bob Crosby (v, spk, mc), The Modernaires (v), Margaret Whiting (v, spk), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con, arr)


Title: Guest Star #116
Artist: Buddy Clark
Format: disc     Label: U.S. Government     Cat. Num.: 116     Rel. Year: 1949
02:35 June 12, 1949 rt Far Away Places (Joan Whitney, Alex Kramer)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Ted Dale (con), Buddy Clark (mc)


Title: Command Performance #379
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 379     Rel. Year: 1949
03:02 June 14, 1949 rt Dreamer With A Penny (Lester Lee, Allan Roberts)
02:25 June 14, 1949 rt It's A Big, Wide, Wonderful World (John Rox)
03:00 June 14, 1949 rt Make A Miracle (Frank Loesser)

Jack Smith (v), Margaret Whiting (v, mc), unknown (acc, con), Wendell Niles (mc)


Title: On Location #474
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 474     Rel. Year: 1949
02:35 December 30, 1947 3124-4 Heat Wave (Irving Berlin)
03:00 January 27, 1949 3903-2 Dreamer With A Penny (Lester Lee, Allan Roberts)
03:05 December 23, 1947 3030-4 What Did I Do? (Josef Myrow, Mack Gordon)
02:46 December 23, 1948 3542 While The Angelus Was Ringing (Jean Villard, Dick Manning)

Margaret Whiting (v), The Crew Chiefs (bkv), unknown (acc), Frank De Vol (con)

NOTES:
Includes spoken dialogue with Bill Lally and Margaret Whiting.


Title: Guest Star #152
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: U.S. Government     Cat. Num.: 152     Rel. Year: 1950
01:14 February 19, 1950 rt Thou Swell (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
02:20 February 19, 1950 rt You Can Have Him (Irving Berlin)
02:01 February 19, 1950 rt I Can Dream, Can't I? (Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal)
02:09 February 19, 1950 rt The Gypsy In My Soul (Clay Boland, Moe Jaffe)

Margaret Whiting (v, mc), unknown (acc), Frank De Vol (con), Terry O'Sullivan (mc)


Title: Guest Star #161
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: U.S. Government     Cat. Num.: 161     Rel. Year: 1950
02:01 April 23, 1950 rt Younger Than Springtime (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
07:18 April 23, 1950 rt Something Old, Something New (Ramez Idriss, George F. Tibbles)
      April 23, 1950 rt In My Merry Oldsmobile (Gus Edwards, Vincent Bryan)
      April 23, 1950 rt You're In Love With Someone (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke)
      April 23, 1950 rt St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy)
      April 23, 1950 rt Johnny One Note (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)

Jack Smith, Margaret Whiting (v, mc), unknown (acc), Frank De Vol (con), Terry O'Sullivan (mc)


Title: Hoppy, Topper And Me / The Hopalong Cassidy March
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: [promo]     Cat. Num.:      Rel. Year: 1950
      November 8, 1950 PRO-14 Hoppy, Topper And Me (Nacio Herb Brown, L. Wolfe Gilbert)

Jack Robbins (pdr), Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Frank De Vol (con)

NOTES:
A promotional 78 rpm that was limited to 500 copies for disk jockeys. "The Hopalong Cassidy March" is an instrumental performance by Frank De Vol and orchestra.


Title: Navy Star Time #22
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 22     Rel. Year: 1951
      1951 rt It's A Lovely Day Today (Irving Berlin)
      1951 rt It Never Entered My Mind (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
      1951 rt Be My Love (Nicholas Brodszky, Sammy Cahn)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Buzz Adlam (con)


Title: Guest Star #285
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: U.S. Government     Cat. Num.: 285     Rel. Year: 1952
03:12 September 7, 1952 rt St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy)
02:37 September 7, 1952 rt I'll Walk Alone (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn)

Margaret Whiting (v, mc), Lou Busch (p, dir), others unknown (acc), Del Sharbutt (mc)


Title: Your Star Time #28
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 28     Rel. Year: 1953
      1953 rt The Gypsy In My Soul (Clay Boland, Moe Jaffe)
      1953 rt Why Don't You Believe Me (Lew Douglas, King Laney, Leroy W. Rodde)
      1953 rt That Old Black Magic (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Buzz Adlam (con)


Title: Stars For Defense #19
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 19     Rel. Year: 1957
      1957 rt The Money Tree (Mark McIntyre, Clifford F. Ferre)
      1957 rt I Don't Know Why (Roy Turk, Fred E. Ahlert)
      1957 rt As Time Goes By (Herman Hupfeld)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Ray Bloch (con)


Title: Guest Star #513
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: U.S. Government     Cat. Num.: 513     Rel. Year: 1957
      January 20, 1957 rt From This Moment On (Cole Porter)
      January 20, 1957 rt Alone Together (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
      January 20, 1957 rt Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Harry Sosnik (con)


Title: Your Star Time #7B
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 7B     Rel. Year: 1959
      1959 (ca) rt Thou Swell (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
      1959 (ca) rt Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
      1959 (ca) rt Moonlight In Vermont (Karl Suessdorf, John Blackburn)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Buzz Adlam (con)


Title: Guest Star #678
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: U.S. Government     Cat. Num.: 678     Rel. Year: 1960
01:51 March 20, 1960 rt That Old Black Magic (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
02:45 March 20, 1960 rt Moonlight In Vermont (Karl Suessdorf, John Blackburn)
02:21 March 20, 1960 rt Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)

Margaret Whiting (v, mc), unknown (acc), Buzz Adlam (con), Lou Crosby (mc)


Title: Stars For Defense #385
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 385     Rel. Year: 1964
      1964 rt He Loves Me (Frank Eyton, Noel Gay)
      1964 rt As Long As He Needs Me (Lionel Bart)
      1964 rt Old Devil Moon (Burton Lane, E.Y. Harburg)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Ray Bloch (con)


Title: Guest Star #907
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: U.S. Government     Cat. Num.: 907     Rel. Year: 1964
      1964 rt Let There Be Love (Ian Grant, Lionel Rand)
      1964 rt Spring Is Here (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
      1964 rt Old Devil Moon (Burton Lane, E.Y. Harburg)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Buzz Adlam (con)


Title: Stars For Defense #507
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 507     Rel. Year: 1966
      1966 rt Somewhere There's Love (Lor Crane, Bernice Ross)
      1966 rt That Old Black Magic (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
      1966 rt The Shadow Of Your Smile (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Ray Bloch (con)


Title: Here's To Veterans #1285
Artist: Margaret Whiting
Format: disc     Label: Armed Forces Radio Service     Cat. Num.: 1285     Rel. Year: 1967
02:41 1967 7627 Only Love Can Break A Heart (Burt Bacharach, Hal David)
02:12 1967 4721 Just Like A Man (Les Reed, Barry Mason)
02:01 1967 Because (Dave Clark)
02:17 1967 4702 If This Is Goodbye (Robert Craig Wright, George Chet Forrest)

Jack Gold (pdr), Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Arnold Goland (con, arr)

NOTES:
Includes live dialogue with Margaret Whiting.