Anson Weeks and His Orchestra

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


62818. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 1931. Program #18 Series B. Sollie & MacGregor syndication. Sustaining. Supposedly a band remote from the Peacock Court of the Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco. The first tune is, "You're Blase." The date is approximate. A good show! Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Art Wilson (vocal), Bill Moring (vocal). 12:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62816. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 1931. Program #17 Series B. MacGregor & Sollie syndication. Sustaining. Supposedly a band remote from the Peacock Court of the Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco. The first tune is, "Goodnight, Little Girl, Goodnight." The show ends with a delightful arrangement of "Good Bye Blues" with a great tuba and bass from the trio. The recording is slightly upcut, the date is approximate. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Art Wilson (vocal). 12:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

10000. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 1931. MacGregor & Sollie syndication. Sustaining. The first tune is, "Isn't It Romantic?" The date is approximate, the identity of the syndicator is sunject to correction. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Art Wilson (vocal). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

62817. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. January 21, 1931. Program #4. MacGregor & Sollie syndication. Sustaining. Supposedly a band remote from the Peacock Court of the Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco. The first tune is, "You Try Somebody Else." Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 12:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62815. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. March 10, 1931. Program #3. MacGregor & Sollie syndication. Sustaining. Supposedly a band remote from the Peacock Court of the Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco. The first tune is, "Dancing On The Ceiling." Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 13:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

86710. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 1932. Supposedly band remotes from The Peacock Court of The Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco, this compilation is possibly from MacGregor and Sollie transcriptions, syndicated at this time. They were however, studio recordings. The first tune heard is, "You're Blase." Several of the tune is this compilation (Hindsight HSR146) probably duplicate those on, "Anson Weeks and His Orchestra" transcriptions on those MacGregor and Sollie transcriptions. The announcer's diction (he's only identified as "Walter") is so perfect, he pronounces "Georgia" with three syllables. Don't miss his description of the dance floor in the Peacock Court, as stuffed monkeys fall from their trapeezes while Anson plays, "The Egyptian Shimmy." Pure radio! Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 21:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as released.

86709. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 1932. Supposedly band remotes from The Peacock Court of The Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco, this compilation is possibly from MacGregor and Sollie transcriptions, syndicated at this time. They were however, studio recordings. The first tune heard is, "Let's Fly Away." Several of the tunes in this compilation (Hindsight HSR146) probably duplicate those on, "Anson Weeks and His Orchestra" transcriptions on those MacGregor and Sollie transcriptions. A great sweet band, the date is approximate. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 24:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as released.

62764. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. January 9, 1932. Program #17. MacGregor & Sollie syndication. Sustaining. Supposedly a band remote from the Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco. The first tune is, "Lazy Day." Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 12:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

34459. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. February 4, 1932. Program #10. MacGregor & Sollie syndication. Sustaining. Supposedly a band remote from the Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco. The first tune is, "What Price Love?" The date is approximate. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 12 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62734. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. February 24, 1932. Program #16. MacGregor & Sollie syndication. Sustaining. Supposedly a band remote from the Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco. The first tune is, "I'll See You Again." Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 12:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

62765. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. April 21, 1932. Program #18. MacGregor & Sollie syndication. Sustaining. Supposedly a band remote from the Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco. The first tune is, "You're My Everything." Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 12:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

34692. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 1937. Sustaining. A band remote. The first tune is, "Beside A Dutch Canal." The program closing has been deleted or was done live. The date is approximate. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Art Wilson (vocal). 12 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

34691. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 1937. Sustaining. The first tune is, "Delish-ee-ous." The date is approximate. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Art Wilson (vocal). 12 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34458. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 1937. WBBM, Chicago. Sustaining. A band remote from the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago. The first tune is, "I'm In Love With A Tune." The date is approximate. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Fred Scott (vocal). 12 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

34456. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 1937. WBBM, Chicago. Sustaining. A band remote from the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago. The first tune is, "We Can't Go On This Way." The date is approximate. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

28164. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 1947. WBBM, Chicago. Sustaining. A band remote from The Sky Club, Chicago. The first tune is, "Full Moon and Empty Arms." The date is approximate. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Dolores Paul (vocal), Dick Ballou (vocal), Carl Johnson (vocal). 28 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

39699. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. December 1962. NBC net. Sustaining. A band remote from The Lochinvar Room of The Hotel Mark Hopkins, San Francisco. The first tune is, "A Great Big Bunch Of You." Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Lou Matty (vocal). 29:03. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

39698. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. May 23, 1967. KFSO, San Francisco. Sustaining. A band remote from The Garden Court of The Sheraton Palace Hotel, San Francisco. A half hour broadcast plus after-show. The first tune is, "Crazy Rhythm." A celebration of Anson Weeks' fiftieth anniversary as a band leader (despite his forming his first band in 1924). Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Wally King (announcer), Ben Gage (vocal), Kay St. Germaine (vocal), Stan Noonan (vocal). 41:47. Audio condition: Unassigned. Complete.

75448. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. A band remote from the Cocoanut Grove of The Hotel Ambassador, Hollywood. The first tune is, "Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms." Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. 16:04. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

62169. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. Program #36. Syndicated. The program open and close were added live. The first tune is, "Lovely Melody." Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Mona Lowe (! vocal). 12:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

62168. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. Program #35. Syndicated. The program open and close were added live. The first tune is, "Oceans Of Love." Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Fred Scott (vocal). 13:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

62167. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. Program #13. Syndicated. The program open and close were added live. The first tune is, "If I Could Call You Sweetheart." Bill Moring sings, "The Scat Song" (but not as well as "Betty Boop)! Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Bill Moring (vocal). 13:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

39697. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. Syndicated. Sustaining. The first tune is, "Another Night Alone." The open and close were added locally. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Art Wilson (vocal), Ben Classen (vocal). 12:41. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

34457. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra. Program #14. WBBM, Chicago. Sustaining. Supposedly a 1937 band remote from the Edgewater Beach Hotel Chicago, broadcast by WBBM. It's more likely part of a syndicated series of studio recordings done a few years before 1937. Superb sweet band arrangements. The first tune is, "Oh! Ah!" The program opening and closing were added locally. Anson Weeks and His Orchestra, Art Wilson (vocal), Bill Moring (vocals, sometimes his name sounds like "Bill" Moring). 12 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

Report contains 24 programs.