Big City Serenade

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.


37496. Big City Serenade. May 19, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Boston and NBC "sister station" WBZ. The first tune is, "Yankee Doodle." Henry Cook (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal), Morgan Perrin (writer), Robert Becker (engineer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

27622. Big City Serenade. May 26, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Boise, Idaho. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), Robert Becker (engineer). 29:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27623. Big City Serenade. June 2, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Rochester, New York. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27624. Big City Serenade. June 9, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Salt Lake City, Utah. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Herbert Littow (producer), Robert Becker (engineer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27625. Big City Serenade. June 16, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to St. Louis, Missouri. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Henry Cook (host), Skip Farrell (vocal), Herman Clebanoff (concertmaster), Herbert Littow (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), Bob Becker (engineer). 29:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27626. Big City Serenade. June 23, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Detroit, Michigan. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Bob Porter (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), Robert Becker (engineer). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

37497. Big City Serenade. June 30, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Rapid City, South Dakota. The first tune is, "It's a Big Wide Wonderful World." Bob Porter (narrator), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35258. Big City Serenade. July 7, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Tampa, Florida and station WFLA. The first tune is, "Down Among The Sheltering Palms." Charles Chan (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), Robert Becker (engineer). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27627. Big City Serenade. July 14, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Helena, Montana. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35259. Big City Serenade. July 21, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and station KYW. The first tune is, "My Days Have Been So Wondrous Free." This song was written by Francis Hopkinson, the first "native born American" to write a published piece of music, and also a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Charles Chan (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal), Francis Hopkinson (composer), Robert Becker (engineer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35260. Big City Serenade. July 28, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to San Diego, California and station KFSD. The first selection is, "Anchors Aweigh," in salute to San Diego's Naval base. Charles Chan (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal), Robert Becker (engineer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35261. Big City Serenade. August 4, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The first tune is, "Devil's Dream." Joseph Gallichio is on vacation. Whitey Birquist (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Bill Snary (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Robert Becker (engineer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35263. Big City Serenade. August 18, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Natchez, Mississippi and station WMIS. The first selection is, "Father Of Waters," from "Mississippi Suite." Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Robert Becker (engineer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Bill Snary (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27628. Big City Serenade. September 1, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Kansas City, Missouri. The first selection is, "Devastation," in honor of the recent (July 13th) Kansas City flood. Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Herbert Littow (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Robert Becker (engineer). 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35264. Big City Serenade. September 8, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination through WRAW, Redding. Sustaining. A salute to Redding, Pennsylvania and the one-hundredth anniversary of fairs and horse-racing in Redding. Charles Chan (announcer), Herman Clebanoff (concertmaster), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal), John Davis (Mayor of Redding), George Wilson (engineer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27629. Big City Serenade. September 15, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to El Paso, Texas. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), George Wilson (engineer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35265. Big City Serenade. September 22, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. In salute to Honolulu, a program of all Hawaiian music. The first tune is, "Song Of The Islands." Charles Chan (announcer), Herman Clebanoff (concertmaster), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal), Robert Daley (engineer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27630. Big City Serenade. September 29, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Portland, Oregon. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), Dick Ridell (engineer). 29:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35266. Big City Serenade. October 6, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to San Juan, Puerto Rico and station WNEL. The first tune is, "La Borinquena." Charles Chan (announcer), Jose Bettencort (marimba), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), Robert Becker (engineer). 29:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35267. Big City Serenade. October 27, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Cleveland, Ohio. The city was named for Moses Cleaveland, but was changed after a typographical error on a newspaper masthead. The first tune is, "The Fairest Of The Fair." Charles Chan stumbles over the word, "announcer." Charles Chan (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), George Wilson (engineer). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35268. Big City Serenade. November 10, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Montreal, Canada. The first tune is a medley of "Alouette," and "Sur le Pont d'Avignon." Charles Chan (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), George Wilson (engineer). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27631. Big City Serenade. November 17, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Tucson, Arizona. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), George Wilson (engineer). 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27632. Big City Serenade. December 8, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Mobile, Alabama. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), George Wilson (enginer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27633. Big City Serenade. December 22, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Mexico City, Mexico. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Jose Bettencort (marimba), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), George Wilson (engineer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27634. Big City Serenade. December 29, 1951. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Reno, Nevada. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27635. Big City Serenade. January 19, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Indianapolis, Indiana. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Alberto Salvey (harp), Charles Chan (announcer), Herbert Littow (producer), George Wilson (engineer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35269. Big City Serenade. January 26, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to New Haven, Connecticut. The first tune is, "Under The Elms." Charles Chan (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal), Herbert Littow (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), Russ Sturges (engineer). 29:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27636. Big City Serenade. February 2, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Sacramento, California. The NBC Orchestra, Whitey Birquist (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Jose Bettencort (marimba), Charles Chan (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), George Wilson (engineer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35271. Big City Serenade. March 1, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Des Moines, Iowa and station WHO. The first tune is, "The Iowa Corn Song." Charles Chan (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal), Ralph Knowles (producer), Russ Sturges (engineer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27637. Big City Serenade. March 8, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Phoenix, Arizona. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), The Art Van Damme Quintet, Charles Chan (announcer), Russ Sturgis (engineer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27638. Big City Serenade. March 15, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Atlanta, Georgia. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Russ Sturges (engineer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27639. Big City Serenade. March 22, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Portland, Maine. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Jim Lowe (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), Russell Sturges (engineer). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27640. Big City Serenade. April 26, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Nashville, Tennessee. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Harold Witteberry (engineer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:23. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

35272. Big City Serenade. May 3, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Cincinnati, Ohio. The first tune is, "Cincinnatus." Franklin Ferguson (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), Robert Becker (engineer). 29:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27641. Big City Serenade. May 10, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Charleston, West Virginia. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Skip Farrell (vocal), John Conrad (announcer), Robert Becker (engineer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27642. Big City Serenade. August 23, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Duluth, Minnesota. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Jim Dimetrie (vocal, his first appearance on the program), Hugh Downs (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35273. Big City Serenade. August 30, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The first tune is, "Brazil." Hugh Downs (announcer), Jim Dimetrie (vocal), Joseph Gallicchio (coductor), The NBC Orchestra, The Art Van Damme Quintet, Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35337. Big City Serenade. September 6, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Spokane Washington. First tune, "On The Mall." Hugh Downs (announcer), Jim Dimetrie (vocal), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27643. Big City Serenade. September 13, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Havana, Cuba. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Jim Dimetrie (vocal), Hugh Downs (announcer), Jose Bettencort (marimba), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27644. Big City Serenade. September 20, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Macon, Georgia. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Jim Dimetrie (vocal), Hugh Downs (announcer). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27645. Big City Serenade. November 15, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Quebec City, Canada. The program opening is slightly upcut. The NBC Orchestra, Bernard Birquist (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Charles Chan (announcer). 28:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

27646. Big City Serenade. December 13, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Little Rock, Arkansas. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Mark Rogers (announcer). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27647. Big City Serenade. December 27, 1952. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Lima, Peru. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Hugh Downs (announcer), Jose Bettencort (marimba), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27648. Big City Serenade. January 24, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Bill Gephard (announcer ?), Herman Clebanoff (concertmaster), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35338. Big City Serenade. January 31, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to New Orleans Louisiana. The first tune is "Mardi Gras." Hugh Downs (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27649. Big City Serenade. February 7, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Las Vegas, Nevada. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Hugh Downs (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27650. Big City Serenade. February 14, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Miami, Florida. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Hugh Downs (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27651. Big City Serenade. February 21, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to London, England. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Hugh Downs (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35270. Big City Serenade. February 23, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Corpus Christie, Texas and station KRIS. The first tune is, "The Eyes Of Texas Are Upon You." Charles Chan (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Skip Farrell (vocal), Ralph Knowles (producer), Harold Witteberry (engineer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27652. Big City Serenade. April 25, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Newark, New Jersey. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Jim Lowe (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27653. Big City Serenade. May 9, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Vienna, Austria. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Jim Hamilton (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35339. Big City Serenade. May 16, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Springfield, Missouri and station KGBX. First tune, "Leather Britches." Jim Lowe (narrator) is heard from Springfield. Jim Lowe, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27654. Big City Serenade. May 23, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Louisville, Kentucky. The program will be pre-empted next week. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Dick Noble (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27655. Big City Serenade. June 6, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Portland, Oregon. (same script as the show of September 29, 1951, but a different cast. See cat. #27630. The NBC Orchestra, Bernard Birquist (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Dick Noble (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), Harold Wittebury (engineer). 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35340. Big City Serenade. June 20, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Naples, Italy. The first selection is, "Ciribiribin." Narrator Bill Griskey speaks passable Italian! Bill Griskey (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Kyle Kimbro (vocal). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27656. Big City Serenade. June 27, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Albany, New York. The NBC Orchestra, Bernard Birquist (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Dick Noble (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer), Harold Witteberry (engineer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27657. Big City Serenade. July 11, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to San Jose, Costa Rica. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Dick Noble (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Harold Witteberry (engineer), Morgan Perrin (writer), Bill Herzog (assistant). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27658. Big City Serenade. July 18, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. 4:00 P. M. A salute to Denver, Colorado. The NBC Orchestra, Bernard Birquist (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Dick Noble (announcer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Harold Witteberry (engineer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

35405. Big City Serenade. July 25, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Tucson Arizona and KVOA radio. First tune, "Cactus Polka." Dick Noble (announcer), Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), The NBC Orchestra, Kyle Kimbro (vocal). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27659. Big City Serenade. August 1, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The NBC Orchestra, Bernard Birquist (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Hugh Downs (announcer), Ralph Knowles, Harold Wittebury (engineer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27660. Big City Serenade. August 15, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Hibbing, Minnesota. The NBC Orchestra, Whitey Birquist (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Hugh Downs (announcer), John Cowan (producer), Harold Wittebury (engineer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27661. Big City Serenade. August 29, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Edinburgh, Scotland. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Dick Noble (announcer), John Cowan (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27662. Big City Serenade. September 12, 1953. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago origination. Sustaining. A salute to Miami, Florida. Same script as cat. #27650, program of February 14, 1953. The NBC Orchestra, Joseph Gallicchio (conductor), Kyle Kimbro (vocal), Dick Noble (announcer), Harold Witteberry (engineer), Ralph Knowles (producer), Morgan Perrin (writer). 29:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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