Doris Day on Live Radio Shows 40's/50's

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Unread post by texas gonzalo » 01 Aug 2018, 13:28

Peter, Thank You for posting your new great finds in the form of 16" transcriptions. Happy to hear you were able to get recordings made for you. The new "songs" are now part of the Doris Day Definitive Discography. Am very curious about the song "Night and Day." How is Miss Day's interpretation of the song? Please share your reaction to the song. Thanks again and Happy Days, Texas Gonzalo

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Unread post by Peter Flapper » 02 Aug 2018, 04:43

Hi Texas,

This one is a mono track, but the same track from: Hooray For Hollywood, but the (fault/rare noise from the Columbia records /it's on all my cd's/lp's/ is missing)

So somewhere out there… there must be a clear version of: Night And Day on a mastertrack.

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(Any change in situation about your Buddy Clark & Doris record???)

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Unread post by texas gonzalo » 02 Aug 2018, 20:36

Peter, thanks for your prompt reponse to my post and question. As to your question on the "Strawberry Moon" Day/Clark recording, sorry to report no progress. Turntables are difficult to acquire, and as I mentioned earlier mine broke down leaving me with no means of transferring the disk to tape and eventually to CD format. But hopefully I can eventually accomplish this, so everyone can listen to the two songs I heard only once. Keep the faith and Happy Days, Texas Gonzalo

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Unread post by Peter Flapper » 04 Aug 2018, 05:33

Hi Texas,

Thanks for your update. Came across a 16 inch record, that I didn't know to exist.
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Unread post by Musiclover » 04 Aug 2018, 11:28

Neat find, Peter. There's a book titled "The History of AFRTS: the First 50 Years." I need to get rid of a few books from my shelves before I can buy more, but that one's on my wish list.

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Unread post by Peter Flapper » 07 Oct 2018, 04:46

Hi Judy,

If things go well, I will have that AFRS book you mentioned too. I will keep you updated. I found a new Fitch Bandwagon 108 Transcription Record. A very nice Facebook friend: Karl Pearson transferred it to mp3. It has a very rare version of: "Swinging On A Star" by Doris Day, Butch Stone, The Foresters & Les Brown I hadn't heard before.

1944 – 07 – 02 Fitch Bandwagon (AFRS) #305/108 ®
Announcer: Tom Reddy
With: Francis Williams, Doris Day, Gordon Drake, Butch Stone & The Foreseters
Music: Les Brown & His Band Of Renown
1. Mexican Hat Dance
2. Amor - Doris Day & Gordon Drake#
3.For Me And My Gal/Shine On Harvest Moon - Francis Williams
4. Swinging On A Star - Doris Day, Butch Stone & The Foresters#
5. Out Of Nowhere

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ldittcftj437g ... e.mp3?dl=0

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Unread post by Peter Flapper » 07 Oct 2018, 05:01

Hi radio (Doris Day) friends…

Does anyone of you have an 78 RPM inside out record player? I bought a record online... Not sure if it's Doris and Les Brown... But it could be: it's from 1944-12-20 and the song is called: "Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't, My Baby" It could be a new discovery. If not… no problem…
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Unread post by Musiclover » 07 Oct 2018, 23:49

Hi, Peter -
This is really an unusual purchase. I don't have that kind of record player, though.

The song was a #1 hit in 1943 for its writer, Louis Jordan, who also recorded it as side B of a V-disc in March of '44. Side A of that disc was a Les Brown recording of a different song, but it didn't feature Doris on the vocal. As far as the date of December 20, 1944 that's shown on your record, the only thing I can tell you is that Doris sang with Les Brown at the Hotel Pennsylvania on that date; however, my notes don't show which songs she sang that night. Wish I could help you, but I'm at a dead end on this one.

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Unread post by Peter Flapper » 08 Oct 2018, 12:52

Hi all,

Just updated our Doris Day Radio List. Not perfect, but a good start if your interested in Doris and friends on air. Found some more information about the Spotlight Bands below and deleted some double information.
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=694&p=62590#p62590

1944 – 10 – 12 Spotlight Bands (AFRS) #646/491®
With: Gordon Drake, Butch Stone (Doris isn’t on)
Music: Les Brown & His Band Of Renown
1. Moonglow
2. Out Of Nowhere
3. Some Peaceful Evening – Gordon Drake
4. Straighten Up And Fly Right - Butch Stone
5. Anvil Chorus

1944 – 11 – 20 Spotlight Bands (AFRS) #679/524 ®
From: Madison Square Garden, New York
With: Doris Day, Gordon Drake, Butch Stone
Music: Les Brown & His Band Of Renown
1. Mexican Hat Dance
2. The Very Thought Of You – Gordon Drake
3. Robin Hood – Butch Stone
4. I Didn’t Know About You - Doris Day#
5. End tune

1944 – 12 – 08 Spotlight Bands (AFRS) #695/540 ®
With: Doris Day, Gordon Drake, Butch Stone
Music: Les Brown & His Band Of Renown
1. Blue Skies
2. Sentimental Journey – Doris Day#
3. Robin Hood – Butch Stone
4. Sleigh Ride In July – Gordon Drake
5. Mexican Hat Dance

1945 – 03 – 02 Spotlight Bands (AFRS) #767/612 ®
From: Chattanooga, Tennessee
With: Doris Day, Morton Downey
Music: Les Brown & His Band Of Renown
1. Blue Skies
2. Home For A Little While - Doris Day#
3. Everytime We Say Goodbye – Morton Downey
4. ‘T Aint Me - Doris Day#
5. End tune

1945 – 09 – 04 One Night Stand (AFRS) #785 ®
From: Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles
Announcer: Bill Ewing
With: Doris Day, Butch Stone
Music: Les Brown & His Band Of Renown
1. Negra Constatida: My Pet Brunette
2. The More I See You - Doris Day#
3. Robin Hood - Butch Stone
4. Sentimental Mood
5. ‘Tain’t Me - Doris Day#
6. Laura
7. One Meatball - Butch Stone
8. Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
9. Negra Constatida: My Pet Brunette -end tune

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Unread post by Peter Flapper » 12 Nov 2018, 12:04

Hi all,

Came across another Fitch Bandwagon from 1944. Here are it's contents.
1944 – 07 – 30 Fitch Bandwagon (AFRS) #309/112 ®
Announcer: Tom Reddy
Guest: Andy Art Kerry
With: Doris Day, Gordon Drake
Music: Les Brown & His Band Of Renown
1. Moonglow
2. I Dream Of You - Doris Day#
3. Flight Of The Bumble Bee - Andy Art Kerry
4. I'll Get By As Long As I Have You - Butch Stone


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Unread post by Peter Flapper » 05 Dec 2018, 13:47

Hi again,

Came across the information about the following one and a half show.

1944 – 07 – 10 One Night Stand (AFRS) #302/257®
From: Café Rouge of The Hotel Pennsylvania, New York
Announcer: Howard Duff
With: Doris Day, Butch Stone, Gordon Drake
Music: Les Brown & His Band Of Renown
1. Leap Frog
2. Coquette
3. I Dream Of You - Doris Day#
4. Bizet Has His Day
5. Some Peaceful Evening - Gordon Drake
6. I Know That You Know
7. Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby - Gordon Drake
8. It Could Happen To You - Doris Day#
9. Always

1946 – 07 – 22 One Night Stand (AFRS) #1084®
From: The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles
With: Doris Day, Jack Haskell, Butch Stone
Music: Les Brown & His Band Of Renown
First half part is missing.
5. I Got The Sun In The Morning - Doris Day#
6. Man With The Horn
7. Best Man - Butch Stone
8. 1254 Express
9. Sentimental Journey

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Unread post by texas gonzalo » 05 Dec 2018, 21:34

Peter, thanks for the new information on AFRS ONS #1084. That was a complete blank in the Doris Day Definitive Discography. Not now. On that particular ONS was the #9 song Sentimental Journey sung by Doris Day? Thanks again and Happy Days, Texas Gonzalo

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Unread post by Peter Flapper » 06 Dec 2018, 12:54

Hi Texas,

Thanks for replying. No this time it is an instrumental track.

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Unread post by Peter Flapper » 11 Dec 2018, 13:30

Hi all,

Bought a book online called: Les Brown and His Orchestra by Charles Garrod - from Joyce Record Club publication (1986 version) It's a good read for someone who's doing research on Doris/Les Browns music career. I've updated my online radio list with a lot of information from here. viewtopic.php?f=10&t=694&p=62590#p62590

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Unread post by texas gonzalo » 11 Dec 2018, 17:38

Peter, the Les Brown Discography you found served as a basic source when the Doris Day Definitive Discography was formulated. I found it a great help in discovering the Les Brown/Doris Day legacy. In the process I found some errors in the Joyce publication which I corrected using my record collection library and using the data you have discovered and shared with us in The Doris Day Web Forum. Thanks and Happy Days, Texas Gonzalo

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Unread post by Johnny » 13 Dec 2018, 13:04

Thanks Peter and Texas for the informative and interesting discussion on Doris on Live Radio Shows, Les Brown and some other artists I am not familiar with.

Thanks for sharing.
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Unread post by Peter Flapper » 14 Dec 2018, 00:21

Hi Johnny,

Thanks for your nice reply and I think it's worth to dive into the Doris Day - Les Brown World. They worked together from 1940 till 1950 with three breaks...
1. 1940 - 1941 Start with Les Brown
2. 1941 - 1943 Marriage and birth of Terry and did some WLW work on the organ program Moon River
3. 1944 - 1946 With Les Brown and had her hits: Sentimental Journey & My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time
4. 1946 - 1948 Starting her solo career on a different radioshows: Rudy Vallee, Jack Kirkwood, Your Hit Parade and others.
5. 1948 - 1950 The Bob Hope Show

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