Beat The Band

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.


77283. Beat The Band. 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The program originates from El Patio Ballroom, Lakeside Park, Denver. The first tune is, "It Seems Like A Month Of Sundays." Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Garry Moore, Elmo Tanner, Marvel Maxwell, Pete Bielman, Orm Downes, Country Washburne, Red Ingle, Fort Pearson (announcer). 28:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

77276. Beat The Band. 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The program originates from The Wisconson Roof Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The first tune is, "It's High Time." The program was broadcast somewhere around "New Year." Perry Como, Elmo Tanner, Marvel Maxwell, Fort Pearson (announcer), Pete Bielman, Orm Downes, Country Washburne, Red Ingle, Pete Bielman, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Garry Moore. 29:52. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

62179. Beat The Band. January 9, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The program originates from Chicago. The first tune is, "Goody Good-Bye." This is possibly an audition show, the rules of the game are explained. The program may be dated May 26, 1940. Parker Gibbs, Marvel Maxwell (later, Marilyn Maxwell), Fort Pearson (announcer), Elmo Tanner, Perry Como, Country Washburne, Red Ingle, Garry Moore (host), Ted Weems and His Orchestra. 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6032. Beat The Band. January 28, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The first network show of the series heard coast to coast. The first tune is, "You're A Lucky Guy." Country Washburne (guest), Elmo Tanner (whistler), Fort Pearson (announcer), Garry Moore (host), Marvel Maxwell, Parker Gibbs (producer), Perry Como, Red Ingle, Ted Weems and His Orchestra. 30:05. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

62180. Beat The Band. February 18, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The first tune is, "Say, Si Si." The date is subject to correction. Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Fort Pearson (announcer), Elmo Tanner, Perry Como, Country Washburne, Red Ingle, Marvel Maxwell, Parker Gibbs, Garry Moore (host). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79366. Beat The Band. February 25, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The first tune is, "Goody Good-Bye." Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Marvel Maxwell, Elmo Tanner, Red Ingle, Country Washburne, Fort Pearson (announcer), Garry Moore (host), Parker Gibbs. 29:31. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

79364. Beat The Band. March 10, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The first tune is, "Goody Good-Bye." Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Marvel Maxwell, Elmo Tanner, Red Ingle, Country Washburne, Fort Pearson (announcer), Garry Moore (host), Orm Downes, Parker Gibbs. 29:02. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

40136. Beat The Band. March 17, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The first tune is, "Wearin' Of The Green." A St. Patrick's Day program. Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Garry Moore (host), Elmo Tanner, Parker Gibbs, Red Ingle, Perry Como, Fort Pearson (announcer), Marvel Maxwell, Orm Downes, Country Washburne. 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

77275. Beat The Band. March 24, 1940. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Kix, Bulova (local). The first tune is, "Love Is." Elmo Tanner, Marilyn Ford, Perry Como, Country Washburne, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Garry Moore, Red Ingle, Fort Pearson (announcer), Pete Bielman, Orm Downes (?). 29:03. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

77382. Beat The Band. March 31, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix (English Breakfast marmalade jar premium). The first tune is, "Ma! He's Making Eyes At Me." The date is subject to correction. Garry Moore, Elmo Tanner, Marvel Maxwell, Orm Downes, Country Washburne, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Red Ingle, Fort Pearson (announcer). 28:58. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

59765. Beat The Band. April 7, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix (marmalade jar premium). The first tune is, "You Little Heartbreaker You." Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Marvel Maxwell, Elmo Tanner, Orm Downes, Country Washburne, Red Ingle, Fort Pearson (announcer), Garry Moore (host). 29:29. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

79359. Beat The Band. May 26, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The first tune is, "Oh, Golly, I'm In Love." Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Marvel Maxwell, Elmo Tanner, Country Washburne, Red Ingle, Orm Downes, Garry Moore (host), Fort Pearson (announcer ?). 28:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48646. Beat The Band. June 30, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The program originates from The Meadowbrook Country Club, St. Louis. The first tune is, "Manhattan Moon and You." Country Washburne (guest), Elmo Tanner (whistler), Fort Pearson (announcer), Garry Moore (host), Marvel Maxwell (vocal), Parker Gibbs (producer), Perry Como, Red Ingle, Ted Weems and His Orchestra. 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

79363. Beat The Band. July 7, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The program originates from Chicago. The first tune is, "Get That moon Out Of Your Eyes." Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Marvel Maxwell, Elmo Tanner, Red Ingle, Country Washburne, Fort Pearson (announcer), Garry Moore (host), Orm Downes. 29:01. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10891. Beat The Band. July 28, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The program originates from The Hotel Mayflower, Akron Ohio. A fun show with some swingin' tunes by the band. The first tune is, "Toot That Trumpet." The date is subject to correction. Orm Downes, Country Washburne (guest), Elmo Tanner (whistler), Garry Moore (host), Marvel Maxwell, Perry Como, Pete Bielman, Red Ingle, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Fort Pearson (announcer). 30:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

77277. Beat The Band. August 4, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix (English Breakfast marmalade jar premium). The first tune is, "I've Got My Eyes On You." Elmo Tanner, Garry Moore, Marvel Maxwell, Fort Pearson (announcer), Country Washburne, Orm Downes, Red Ingle, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Parker Gibbs. 29:20. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

79365. Beat The Band. August 11, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The first tune is, "I'm Nobody's Baby." Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Marvel Maxwell, Elmo Tanner, Red Ingle, Country Washburne, Fort Pearson (announcer), Garry Moore (host), Orm Downes. 29:26. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

79361. Beat The Band. August 18, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix ("Kix Appeals To Me" contest). The first tune is, "There's A Great Day Coming, Manana." Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Marvel Maxwell, Elmo Tanner, Red Ingle, Country Washburne, Fort Pearson (announcer), Garry Moore (host), Orm Downes. 29:46. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

10890. Beat The Band. September 29, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. Tunes, questions, and a whistling solo by Elmo. The first tune is, "It Feels Like A Month Of Sundays." Orm Downes, Country Washburne, Elmo Tanner (whistler), Garry Moore (host), Marvel Maxwell, Perry Como, Pete Bielman, Red Ingle, Ted Weems and His Orchestra. 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

79362. Beat The Band. October 6, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The first tune is, "Down Argentine Way." Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Marvel Maxwell, Elmo Tanner, Red Ingle, Country Washburne, Fort Pearson (announcer), Garry Moore (host), Pete Bielman, Orm Downes. 28:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

6033. Beat The Band. October 20, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. A combination music-quiz with the boys in the band guessing song titles from the puns sent in by listeners. The first tune is, "Who's Who In Your Heart?" Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Garry Moore, Elmo Tanner, Marvel Maxwell, Orm Downes, Country Washburne, Red Ingle, Pete Bielman. 29:34. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

77282. Beat The Band. December 8, 1940. NBC net. Sustaining. The first tune is, "I Know That You Know." This program may be dated December 9, 1939, which would make it a local show in Chicago. The first 14:33 of the program only. Garry Moore (billed as Garry Morfit), Elmo Tanner, Country Washburne, Red Ingle, Parker Gibbs, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Dave Zimmerman (announcer). 14:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

79360. Beat The Band. December 15, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The program originates from Indianapolis. The first tune is, "The Lady With Red Hair." Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Marvel Maxwell, Elmo Tanner, Red Ingle, Country Washburne, Orm Downes, Pete Bielman, Garry Moore (host), Fort Pearson (announcer ?). 29:09. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

79367. Beat The Band. December 29, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The first tune is, "How About You?" Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como, Marvel Maxwell, Country Washburne, Red Ingle, Fort Pearson (announcer), Elmo Tanner, Garry Moore (host), Pete Bielman, Orm Downes. 28:30. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

77278. Beat The Band. January 5, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The program originates from The El Patio Ballroom, Lakeside Park, Denver. The first tune is, "I Hear Bluebirds." Garry Moore, Elmo Tanner, Marvel Maxwell, Fort Pearson (announcer), Orm Downes, Country Washburne, Red Ingle, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Perry Como. 29:06. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

77274. Beat The Band. February 9, 1941. NBC net. Sponsored by: Kix. The first tune is, "You're A Lucky Guy." Parker Gibbs, Fort Pearson (announcer), Perry Como, Elmo Tanner, Marvel Maxwell, Country Washburne, Red Ingle, Ted Weems and His Orchestra, Garry Moore. 29:02. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

77281. Beat The Band. 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Raleigh. The first tune is, "Rise and Shine." The date is approximate. The first 15:32 of the program only. Hildegarde, Bob Grant and His Orchestra. 15:32. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

77280. Beat The Band. July 13, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Raleigh Cigarettes, Kools ("Penguin Pete" says the slogan). The first tune is, "Tico, Tico." Harry Sosnik and His Orchestra, Jean Thais (vocal), Tom Shirley (announcer), Eddie Mayehoff (host). 29:03. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69877. Beat The Band. November 3, 1943. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Raleigh. The first complete tune heard is, "The Parade Of The Wooden Soldiers." Will Bradley is introduced as, "The greatest trombonist in the world." Hildegarde (hostess), Harry Sosnik and His Orchestra, Tom Shirley (announcer). 18:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

Report contains 29 programs.