Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts

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.


6058. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. August 13, 1946. Program #7. CBS net. Sustaining. Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Rosemary Coleman (a pop singer, the winner), The Three Flames (colored trio), Hildegard Haliday (satirist), Steve Crandall (tenor), Cathy Mann (pop singer), Irving Mansfield (producer, director). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

6059. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. September 3, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winners are Florita Rizzo (soprano) and Lee Rogers (baritone). Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Florita Rizzo, Lee Rogers. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6060. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. September 10, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is singer Paul Arvel. Among the losers are Gwen Davies (of "Let's Pretend"?), and comedian Dayton Allen. Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Paul Arvel, Gwen Davies, Dayton Allen. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6061. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. September 17, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is singer Kirk Wood. Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Kirk Wood. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6062. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. September 24, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is crooner Don Cassanavee. Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Don Cassanavee. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6063. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. October 1, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is Jose Melis, a pianist who went on to greater fame on the Jack Paar television show. Arthur Godfrey, Jose Melis. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6064. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. October 8, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is baritone James Van Dusen. Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, James Van Dusen. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6065. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. October 15, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is impersonator Allan Melvin. Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Allan Melvin. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6066. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. October 22, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is singer and trumpeter Bill Dillard. Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Bill Dillard, Josephine Boyer (comic singer), Larry Lazar (baritone), Gina Valente (pianist), Dorothy Baxter (soprano), Irving Mansfield (producer, director). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6067. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. October 29, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is soprano Carmen Abel. Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Carmen Abel. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6068. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. November 5, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is comedienne Betty Reeves. Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Betty Reeves. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6069. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. November 12, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is cellist Eleanor Benedict. Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Eleanor Benedict. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6070. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. November 19, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is singer Estelle Mose. The famous "Trio Los Panchos" are among the losers. Arthur Godfrey, Estelle Mose, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Trio Los Panchos. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6071. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. December 31, 1946. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is singer Margaret Power. Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Margaret Power. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6072. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. January 7, 1947. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is Naomi Smith, a Southern singer. Arthur Godfrey, Howard Smith and His Orchestra, Naomi Smith. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6073. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. January 14, 1947. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is singer Marion Bruce. Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer and His Orchestra, Marion Bruce. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6074. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. January 21, 1947. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is Ted Lawrey. Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer and His Orchestra, Ted Lawrey. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6075. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. February 4, 1947. CBS net. Sustaining. The winners are singers Danny Sullivan and Sonny King. Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer and His Orchestra, Danny Sullivan, Sonny King. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

6076. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. February 11, 1947. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is "The Swantones" (a mixed quartet). Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer and His Orchestra, The Swantones, Pauline Brannon (vocalist), Bill McGraw (baritone), Gloria Perkins (violinist), Carol Page (vocalist), Irving Mansfield (producer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6077. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. February 18, 1947. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is vocalist Robert Penn. Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer and His Orchestra, Robert Penn (basso), Bob Fitzgerald (Irish tenor), Justine Duval (vocalist), The Artie Simms Quintet, Joan Benoit (soprano). 29:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6078. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. February 25, 1947. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is singer and impersonator Herb Selko. Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer and His Orchestra, Herb Selko, Paul Richards (baritone), Marsha Carol (vocalist), Leonard Lipgar (pianist), Elizabeth Cote (vocal duo), Russell Knight (vocal duo), Irving Mansfield (producer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6079. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. March 4, 1947. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is crooner Joe Fitzpatrick. Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer and His Orchestra, Joe Fitzpatrick (baritone), Susan Joyce (coloratura soprano), Elaine Jordan (vocalist), Dick Bruno (ventriloquist), The Mellotones (harmonica trio). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6080. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. March 11, 1947. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is Irish tenor Johnny Daggen. Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer and His Orchestra, Johnny Daggen. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6081. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. March 18, 1947. CBS net. Sustaining. The winner is Joe Allen, an Irish tenor and the original voice of Donald Duck! Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer and His Orchestra, Joe Allen. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

5211. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. May 27, 1947. CBS net, WCBS, New York aircheck. Sustaining. The winners are a group of singer-comedians called, "The Skyriders." Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer and His Orchestra, The Skyriders. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

5212. Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. June 10, 1947. CBS net, WCBS, New York aircheck. The winner is an harmonica player named Alan "Blackie" Shackner. Arthur Godfrey, Archie Bleyer and His Orchestra, Alan Shackner. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 26 programs.