Philip Morris Follies (1946)

by G.E. Hewitt

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Date: January 22, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#1)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt It Might As Well Be Spring - 2:45(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Jerry Gray
b. rt The Surrey With The Fringe On The Top - 0:58(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Jerry Gray
Both titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #1   (1946)

Date: January 29, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#2)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt Someone To Watch Over Me - 3:01(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #2   (1946)
b. rt Isn't It Kinda Fun? - 1:13(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Jerry Gray
Both titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #1   (1946)

Date: February 5, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#3)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt Somebody Loves Me - 1:50(George Gershwin, Buddy De Sylva, Ballard MacDonald) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #6   (1946)
b. rt Bidin' My Time - 1:01(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Jerry Gray
Both titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #2   (1946)

Date: February 26, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#6)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt I Get A Kick Out Of You(Cole Porter) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #4   (1946)

Date: March 12, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#8)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), John Conte, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt I'm Glad I Waited For You - 2:56(Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) / arr: Jerry Gray
b. rt In The Little Red School House - 0:56(Al Wilson, James A. Brennan) / arr: Jerry Gray
Both titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #6   (1946)

Date: March 19, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#9)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), John Conte, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt All Through The Day - 2:51(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #7   (1946)
b. rt Shoo Fly Pie And Apple Pan Dowdy(Guy Wood, Sammy Gallop) / arr: Jerry Gray
unissued
c. rt It Seems To Be Spring - 0:55(Richard Whiting, George Marion, Jr.) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #7   (1946)

Date: March 26, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#10)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt You're An Old Smoothie - 0:58(Richard Whiting, Buddy De Sylva, Nacio Herb Brown) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #8   (1946)

Date: May 14, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Frolics Of 1946 (#17)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt If I Had You - 2:57(Ted Shapiro, Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #8   (1946)
b. rt Ain't We Got Fun(Richard Whiting, Raymond Egan, Gus Kahn) / arr: Jerry Gray
unissued

Date: May 21, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Frolics Of 1946 (#18)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt I Got Lost In His Arms - 2:56(Irving Berlin) / arr: Jerry Gray
b. rt All That Glitters Is Not Gold - 1:08(Lee Kuhn, Eddie Asherman, Alice Cornell) / arr: Jerry Gray
Both titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #15   (1946)

Date: August 27, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Frolics Of 1946 (#32)

Margaret Whiting (v, mc), The Tune Toppers (bkv), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt I've Never Forgotten - 1:33(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Jerry Gray
b. rt When You Make Love To Me (Don't Make Believe) - 2:56(Jascha Heifetz, Marjorie Goetschius) / arr: Jerry Gray
c. rt Come Rain Or Come Shine - 3:07(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Jerry Gray
d. rt Always - 2:15(Irving Berlin) / arr: Jerry Gray
All titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — College Frolics #6   (1946)

The Tune Toppers (bkv) on a.

Personnel of the vocal quintet are unknown.


Date: 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies/Frolics Of 1946 (Various Appearances)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt Someone To Watch Over Me - 3:16(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #6   (1946)
b. rt I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - 2:43(Harry Carroll, Joseph McCarthy, Frederic Chopin) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #7   (1946)
c. rt Embraceable You - 2:46(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #15   (1946)

Dates and program numbers unknown for the performances listed in this session.


Sessions Reported: 11

Performances Reported: 24

Unique Songs Reported: 23

Unique Issues Reported: 8