Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians

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.


110444. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians. December 31, 1935. CBS net, World lateral pressing. Sponsored by: Ford. The first selection heard is a duo-piano arrangement of, "The Banjo" (Gottschalk). The final 12:13 of the program. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians, The Nitwits, Johnny Scat Davis, Priscilla Lane, Stuart Churchill, Bill Randall (announcer), Vera Brodsky (duo-pianist), Harold Triggs (duo-pianist), Poley McClintock. 12:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

98757. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians. July 28, 1936. Program #184. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "Sing, It's Good For Ya." Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians, Tom Waring, Johnny Scat Davis, Stella and The Fellas, Steve Mougin (duo-pianist), Frank Hower (duo-pianist), Priscilla Lane, The V-8 Octet, Gene Conklin, The Noveliers, Rosemary Lane. . Audio condition: Unknown quality. Unknown Completeness

80292. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians. August 27, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. The first tune is, "Full Moon and Empty Arms." Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians, Walter Scheff (vocal), Joanne Wheatley (vocal), Gordon Goodman (vocal), The Gordonaires, Mac Perrin (vocal), Joe Marine (vocal), The Swingerettes, Jane Wilson (vocal), Stuart Churchill (vocal), Bill Bivens (announcer). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80293. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians. September 3, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. An all-Gershwin program, starting with, "Of Thee I Sing." Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians, Joanne Wheatley, The Swingerettes, Jimmy Atkins, Virginia Morley (duo-pianist), Livingston Gearhart (duo-pianist), The Gordonaires, Joe Marine, Mac Perrin, Walter Scheff, Jane Wilson, Bill Bivens (announcer). 29:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

105233. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians. September 24, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. The first tune is, "Love Is Always Never The Same." The Pennsylvanians perform an extended medley of the songs of smaller colleges. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians, Roy Ringwald (composer), Joan Wilson (vocal), Virginia Morley (duo-pianist), Livingston Gearhart (duo-pianist). 23:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

62300. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians. December 31, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson's Wax. A sixty-seven piece orchestra replaces Fibber McGee and Molly on New Year's Eve. The first tune is, "Zippity Doo Dah." The program ends with an elaborate arrangement of, "Beyond The Blue Horizon." Jane Wilson (vocal), Gordon Goodman (vocal), Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians, Bill Bivens (announcer), Marlene Gearhart (vocal). 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

42600. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians. July 8, 1947. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson Wax (car initials premium). A summer replacement series for Fibber McGee and Molly. The first tune is, "Country Style." Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians, Bill Bivens (announcer), Joe Marrine (vocal), Max Ahrens (vocal). 29:23. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

92864. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians. December 21, 1947. NBC net. Sustaining. A Christmas program, originating from The Radio City Music Hall. The first tune is, "The Wedding Of The Paper Doll." The system cue has been deleted, the date is subject to correction. Kay Dee and The Dan Dee Lions, Gordon Goodman (vocal), Jane Wilson (vocal), Virginia Morley (duo-pianist), Livingston Gearhart (duo-pianist), Stuart Churchill (vocal), Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians, Don Kaye (announcer). 28:52. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

42955. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians. June 7, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Johnson Wax. The start of the third replacement series for Johnson Wax by the orchestra. The first tune is, "The Man On The Carousel." Fred and the orchestra play and sing the tune written by Fibber McGee, "Fibber's Tune." Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians, Bill Bivens (announcer), Jane Wilson (vocal), Don Craig (commercial spokesman), Ken Darby, Joanne Wheatley. 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

12506. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians. June 28, 1948. Program #1217. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "The Song Of The Volga Boatman." Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians, Bill Bivens (announcer). 30:28. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

92865. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians. 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: General Electric. The first tune heard is a fantasy on, "Jingle Bells." The show features the well-done, "Song Of Christmas." The final 26:35 of the program only. The date is approximate. Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians, Bob Considine (commercial spokesman), Stuart Churchill (vocal), Don Craig (narrator), Jane Wilson (vocal). 26:35. Audio condition: Good to very good. Incomplete.

Report contains 11 programs.