The Benny Goodman Music Festival

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.


20617. The Benny Goodman Music Festival. July 1, 1946. Program #1. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A good show as Benny and the gang stick to the old favorites. The first tune is, "Somebody Stole My Gal." AFRS program name: "The Benny Goodman Show." Bud Collyer (announcer), Peter Donald, Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Martha Tilton (vocal), Art Lund (vocal), The Benny Goodman Quintet, The Benny Goodman Sextet. 29:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49864. The Benny Goodman Music Festival. July 8, 1946. Program #2. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "I Know That You Know." Peter Donald asks, "What do you think about music?" He then answers his own question in a comic voice. Eve Young sings for the first time on the air with the band. The program possibly originated in Boston. AFRS program name: "The Benny Goodman Show." Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Bud Collyer (announcer), Peter Donald, Johnny Mercer (guest), Eve Young, Johnny White (vibraphone). 29:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

49865. The Benny Goodman Music Festival. July 15, 1946. Program #3. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "After You've Gone." Benny and guest Nadia Reisenberg play the Rondo from the third movement of Von Weber's Duo Concertante for piano and clarinet, Opus #48. AFRS program name: "The Benny Goodman Show." Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Nadia Reisenberg, Peter Donald, Bud Collyer (announcer), Art Lund (vocal). 29:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49866. The Benny Goodman Music Festival. July 22, 1946. Program #4. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Hallelujah." Helen Ward sings, "Linger In My Arms A Little Longer." The sextet plays, "Tiger Rag." AFRS program name: "The Benny Goodman Show." Addison Collins (french horn), Art Lund (vocal), Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Bud Collyer (announcer), Helen Ward, Johnny White (vibraphone), Peter Donald, Welborn Kelly (writer), Tom Bennett (director). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49868. The Benny Goodman Music Festival. July 29, 1946. Program #5. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "All The Cats Join In." Peter Donald describes how to be a girl singer with a big band, and "The Evolution Of The Drums." Louis Bellson and guest Gene Krupa are both featured on, "Don't Be That Way." AFRS program name: "The Benny Goodman Show." Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Bud Collyer (announcer), Peter Donald, Eve Young (vocal), Gene Krupa, Louis Bellson, Joe Bushkin (piano), Tom Bennett (director), Welborn Kelly (writer). 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49867. The Benny Goodman Music Festival. August 5, 1946. Program #6. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "I'm Just Wild About Harry." AFRS program name: "The Benny Goodman Show." Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Bud Collyer (announcer), Art Lund (vocal), Eve Young (vocal), Peter Donald, Vincente Gomez (guitar, guest). 29:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

102397. The Benny Goodman Music Festival. August 12, 1946. Program #7. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Great Day." AFRS program name: "The Benny Goodman Show." Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Bud Collyer (announcer), Art Lund (vocal), Eve Young (vocal), Peter Donald, Count Basie. 30:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

102398. The Benny Goodman Music Festival. August 19, 1946. Program #8. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Under The Double Eagle." AFRS program name: "The Benny Goodman Show." Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Bud Collyer (announcer), Art Lund (vocal), The Stuyvesant String Quartet, Sylvan Shulman (violin), Bernard Robbins (violin), Ralph Hersh (viola), Alan Shulman (cello), Peter Donald. 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

102399. The Benny Goodman Music Festival. August 26, 1946. Program #9. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "A String Of Pearls." AFRS program name: "The Benny Goodman Show." Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Bud Collyer (announcer), Art Lund (vocal), Peggy Lee, Peter Donald. 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

102400. The Benny Goodman Music Festival. September 2, 1946. Program #10. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Lulu's Back In Town." AFRS program name: "The Benny Goodman Show." Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Bud Collyer (announcer), Art Lund (vocal), Nadia Reisenberg, Peter Donald. 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 10 programs.