The Ben Bernie Show

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.


49859. The Ben Bernie Show. 1935. NBC net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program is also known as "The Pabst Blue Ribbon Program," and originates from The Capitol Theatre in New York. The first tune is, "Anything Goes." Guest Phil Baker has invented a "Go-Back-A-Phone" that allows listeners to return to 1915 to hear the vaudeville team of "Bernie and Baker." Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Frank Prince (vocal), Phil Baker. 29:21. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21783. The Ben Bernie Show. January 1, 1935. NBC net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The first tune is, "Sweet Sue." Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Al Jolson. 29:05. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

21784. The Ben Bernie Show. January 15, 1935. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program originates from California. The first tune is, "You're A Builder-Upper." Ben sings about, "Rip Van Winchell." Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Billy Wilson, Frank Prince (vocal), Joan Bennett (guest). 29:10. Audio condition: Fair to good. Complete.

21785. The Ben Bernie Show. February 12, 1935. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The first tune is, "You Fit Into The Picture." Ginger is interviewed in "swing." Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Billy Wilson (vocal), Ginger Rogers, Sam Coslow, John King, Frank Frisch. 29:22. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21786. The Ben Bernie Show. April 2, 1935. NBC net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The first tune is, "Fare Thee Well, Annabelle." Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Jack Dempsey, Hannah Williams (Mrs. Jack Dempsey), Billy Wilson (vocal), Frank Prince (vocal). 29:54. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

49860. The Ben Bernie Show. April 9, 1935. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program is also known as, "The Pabst Blue Ribbon Program." The first tune is, "Whose Honey Are You?" Guest Sophie Tucker takes over the entire show! Ben's sister Lee does one of the band vocals. Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Sophie Tucker, Lee Bernie, Billy Wilson (vocal), Frank Prince (vocal). 29:50. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

21787. The Ben Bernie Show. April 16, 1935. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program originates from Toronto. Guest Ethel Shutta sings and makes a few outrageous puns. Ben sings, "The Horse With The Lavender Eyes." Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Frank Prince, Dick Stabile (arranger), Ethel Shutta. 27:28. Audio condition: Fair. Incomplete.

21788. The Ben Bernie Show. June 11, 1935. NBC net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program is also known as, "The Pabst Blue Ribbon Program," and originates from Catalina Island. Dick Stabile has a hot arrangement of, "Sweet Sue." What did Greta Garbo say to Mahatma Gandhi? Tune in and be sorry you found out! Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Frank Parker, Dick Stabile (arranger), Manny Prager (vocal), Billy Wilson (vocal), Mickey McCullough (violin, probable conductor). 29:14. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

91329. The Ben Bernie Show. July 9, 1935. NBC net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program is also known as, "The Pabst Blue Ribbon Program," and originates from The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco. The first tune is, "A Cucaracha." Ben sings, "Who Killed Cock Robin?" Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Billy Wilson (vocal), Frank Parker (vocal), Manny Prager, Mickey McCullough, Dick Stabile (arranger of a hot "Twelfth Street Rag"). 29:23. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

91330. The Ben Bernie Show. August 20, 1935. NBC net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program is also known as, "The Pabst Blue Ribbon Program." Ben Bernie and His Orchestra. . Audio condition: Unknown quality. Unknown Completeness

49855. The Ben Bernie Show. August 27, 1935. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program is also known as, "The Pabst Blue Ribbon Show." Jackie Heller takes over and Ben Bernie becomes the guest on his own show! The first tune is, "From The Top Of Your Head To The Tip Of Your Toes." When the band plays "Humoresque," Ben plays the violin solo. Dick Stabile, arranger with the band and saxophonist has just been engaged to Gracie Barrie. Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Jackie Heller, Billy Wilson (vocal), Ray Hendricks (vocal), Dick Stabile, Mickey McCullough (violin). 29:45. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

49854. The Ben Bernie Show. September 17, 1935. NBC net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program is also known as, "The Pabst Blue Ribbon Program," and originates from Chicago. The first tune is, "Hail, Hail, The Gang's All Here" as played by various pop orchestras. The band swings out with, "That's What You Think." Guests Benny Fields and Blossom Seeley sing a fun trio with Ben. Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), Billy Wilson (vocal), Benny Fields, Blossom Seeley, Manny Prager, Ray Hendricks, Mickey McCullough (violin). 29:35. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

49857. The Ben Bernie Show. September 24, 1935. NBC net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program is also known as, "The Pabst Blue Ribbon Program," and originates from Chicago. The first tune is, "Anything Goes." The Nicholas Brothers are billed as, "great colored boys." Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Harlow Wilcox (announcer), The Doring Sisters, The Nicholas Brothers, Ray Hendricks (vocal), Mickey McCullough (violin), Robert Trendler (arranger). 29:36. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

49858. The Ben Bernie Show. October 15, 1935. NBC net. Sponsored by: Pabst Beer. The program is also known as, "The Pabst Blue Ribbon Program," and originates from The Arcadia International Restaurant in Philadelphia. The first tune is, "Lulu's Back In Town." Guest Sophie Tucker does a great recitation called, "I'm Waiting For Ships That Never Come In." Ben Bernie and His Orchestra, Sophie Tucker, Dick Stabile (arranger), Ray Hendricks (vocal), Manny Prager (vocal), Ted Shapiro (piano), Billy Wilson (vocal). 29:37. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

Report contains 14 programs.