The Carnation Contented Hour

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.


39867. The Carnation Contented Hour. January 17, 1937. Red net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The program opening features the show's famous theme song, "Wait 'Til The Cows Come Home." The first tune is, "I Know That You Know." The orchestra features 45 pieces and, "The Lullaby Lady." Frank Black (conductor), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:49. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

27474. The Carnation Contented Hour. September 4, 1939. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The program originates from Chicago. The four-hundredth program of the series, the fortieth anniversary of the Carnation Company. The first selection is, "The Carnation Anniversary Overture." Joseph Pasternak (conductor), The Carnation Concert Orchestra, The Continentals Quartet and Chorus, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 21:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68077. The Carnation Contented Hour. October 20, 1941. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. A "Portrait In Music" of Marie Antoinette. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 25:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68624. The Carnation Contented Hour. November 10, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. A "Portrait In Music" of Fanny Campbell, the famous British actress. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, William Miller (tenor), Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Bret Morrison, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 27:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68600. The Carnation Contented Hour. November 16, 1941. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk (one commercial deleted), Tek Toothbrush (local). A "Portrait In Music" of the romance-by-correspondence of Peter Tchaikovsky and Nadaisha Von Meck. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Bernard Birquist (piano), William Miller (tenor), Bret Morrison, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 28:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

68405. The Carnation Contented Hour. November 24, 1941. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Commercials deleted. The first selection is, "Every Day Is Ladies' Day To Me." A "Portrait in Music" of Lillian Russell. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, William Miller (tenor), Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Bret Morrison, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 28:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

49523. The Carnation Contented Hour. December 8, 1941. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. Red Net Pearl Harbor Coverage. Part 77. 10:00 to 10:30 P. M. The program is preceded by news bulletins: Victoria (British Columbia) has just had an air raid alert. British Columbia is blacked out because an attack by Japanese forces is imminent. There has been a trial blackout in Los Angeles. The B-1 tank manufactured by the Baldwin Locomotive Works has been turned over to the army (1:42). Bulletin at 10:21: no air attack is expected on the west coast (30 seconds). "A Portrait In Music" of Sarah Bernhardt. The life story of the famous French actress is dramatized, including her visit to the Carnation milk factory! The network program ends with the national anthem, a local Pittsburgh Civil Defense discussion begins. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Vincent Pelletier (announcer), William Miller (tenor), Bret Morrison, Ralph Flynn (Chief Air Raid Warden, Pennsylvania), Ross Leffler (Pittsburgh Air Raid Caution Committee Chairman). 33:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68894. The Carnation Contented Hour. January 5, 1942. NBC net. The program originates from Chicago. A "Portrait In Music" of the Statue Of Liberty. This show marks the start of the program's eleventh year on the air. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 15:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68878. The Carnation Contented Hour. January 12, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The show is announced as a "Portrait In Music" of Gilbert and Sullivan." Strangely enough, the program then begins with music written for "A Midsummer's Night's Dream," written by Mendelssohn! The first 15:30 of the program only. Percy Faith and His Orchestra. 15:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68734. The Carnation Contented Hour. January 19, 1942. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. "A Portrait In Music" of "Christina Of Sweden." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Bret Morrison, William Miller (tenor), Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 27:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

69073. The Carnation Contented Hour. February 2, 1942. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. A "Portrait In Music" of Victor Herbert. The first selection heard is, "Toyland." The recording includes the start of the following program, which is prossibly called, "Peaceful Valley." The date is subject to correction. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Vincent Pelletier (announcer), William Miller (tenor), Reinhold Schmidt (basso). 18:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68831. The Carnation Contented Hour. February 16, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. "A Portait In Music" of "Mark Twain." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, William Miller (tenor), Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Bret Morrison, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 28:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68901. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 9, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. A "Portrait In Music" of "The Stars and Sripes, The Flag Of The United States." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Vincent Pelletier (announcer), Bret Morrison, William Miller (tenor). 27:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68761. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 16, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. "A Portrait In Music" of "George Bernard Shaw." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 25:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68773. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 23, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk (one commercial deleted). The program originates from Chicago. "A Portrait In Music." The story of the Breganza family of Brazil, and the curse against it. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Bret Morrison, Vincent Pelletier (announcer), William Miller (tenor), Reinhold Schmidt (basso). 28:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

69050. The Carnation Contented Hour. May 4, 1942. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. The program originates from Chicago. "A Portrait In Music" of Florenz Ziegfeld. Music from "Showboat" is featured. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Jane Cousins, William Miller (tenor), Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Bret Morrison, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 10:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68713. The Carnation Contented Hour. May 11, 1942. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The program originates from Chicago. The first selection is, "Sky Anchors." Pianist Storm Bull plays "The Waltz Of The Flowers" from "The Nutcracker Suite," and then takes the oath to join the Navy while on the air (very emotional listening). After the program and station I.D., the start of "Holland Shall Rise Again" is heard. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Storm Bull, Vincent Pelletier (announcer), Jane Cousins (soprano). 31:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

68723. The Carnation Contented Hour. June 2, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The program originates from Chicago. The program begins with, "You're A Grand Old Flag," and closes with the national anthem. The date is subject to correction. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, William Miller (tenor), Josephine Antoine (soprano), Reinhold Schmidt (basso), The Carnation Chorus, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68718. The Carnation Contented Hour. June 2, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. "A Portrait In Music" of "A Man and His Son." The first selection heard is, "The Son Of A Gun Who Picks On Uncle Sam." The first 13:57 of the program only. The date is subject to correction. Percy Faith and His Orchestra. 13:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68711. The Carnation Contented Hour. June 8, 1942. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The program originates from Chicago. The first tune is, "I Know That You Know." The program features a medley of hits from, "New Moon." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine (soprano), William Miller (tenor), Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68710. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 6, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The program originates from Chicago. The first selection is, "I'm A Yankee Doodle Dandy." The Carnation commercial is about a "super-cow" that gives as much milk as nine ordinary cows! Percy Faith and His Orchestra, William Miller (tenor), Reinhold Schmidt (basso), The Carnation Chorus, Josephine Antoine (soprano), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68720. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 21, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first selection is, "Estudiantina." The first 16:05 of the program only. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Josephine Antoine (soprano). 16:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68780. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 27, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "Beyond The Blue Horizon." The system cue has been deleted. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, William Miller (tenor), Josephine Antoine (soprano), Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

68799. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 10, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "Ridin' High." The first 15:20 of the program only. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, William Miller. 15:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68652. The Carnation Contented Hour. September 28, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "The Army Air Corps." The first 15:10 of the program only. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, William Miller (tenor), Reinhold Schmidt (basso). 15:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68653. The Carnation Contented Hour. October 19, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The program originates from Chicago. The first tune is, "This Is The Army, Mr. Jones." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Tuminia (soprano), Reinhold Schmidt (baso). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68680. The Carnation Contented Hour. November 2, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first announced selection is a Brazilian samba. Vincent Pelletier gives a talk about meat rationing. The last 13:56 of the program only. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine (soprano), Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 13:56. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

68849. The Carnation Contented Hour. November 9, 1942. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The program is dedicated to Armistice Day. The first selection is, "The Stars and Stripes Forever." The system cue has been deleted. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68872. The Carnation Contented Hour. November 23, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The program originates from Chicago. The first selection is, "Louisiana Hayride." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine (soprano), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69248. The Carnation Contented Hour. December 29, 1942. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The last broadcast of the show's eleventh season on the air. A program of the best performances of 1942. Josephine Antoine sings, "Voices Of Spring." Reinhold Schmidt sings, "Invictus." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Reinhold Schmidt, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:24. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

27475. The Carnation Contented Hour. 1943. Program #3. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "The Army Air Corps." AFRS program name: "The Contented Hour." The date is approximate. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Reinhold Schmidt, Ralph Nyland, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:52. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69229. The Carnation Contented Hour. January 4, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The eleventh anniversary program. A revue of the highlights of the past, starting with, "Of Thee I Sing." "Some Day My Prince Will Come" is heard. Josephine Antoine, Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Vincent Pelletier (announcer), Reinhold Schmidt. 30:20. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

69276. The Carnation Contented Hour. January 11, 1943. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first selection is, "Hallelujah." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine (soprano), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 27:54. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

69282. The Carnation Contented Hour. January 18, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carntion Milk. The first selection is, "When Johnny Comes Marching Home." Josephine Antoine sings, "A Heart That's Free." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Josephine Antoine (soprano), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

69212. The Carnation Contented Hour. January 25, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first selection is, "Tico, Tico." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Reinhold Schmidt. 28:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

69419. The Carnation Contented Hour. February 9, 1943. Red net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first selection is, "I Know That You Know." Host Vincent Pelletier condcludes the program by reading, "The Gettysburgh Address." The system cue has been deleted. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine (soprano), Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:05. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

69304. The Carnation Contented Hour. February 22, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first announced tune is, "It Can't Be Wrong." Ration Book #2 is now ready. An explanation about how it will work is given. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 14:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

76301. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 15, 1943. NBC net. The first tune heard is, "Pack Up Your Troubles." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Reinhold Schmidt (basso). 8:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

69262. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 22, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first selection is the premier performance of a song written by Fred Waring, "Man To Man" ("The Song Of The Infantry"). Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:31. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

76295. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 29, 1943. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Contented Milk. The first tune is, "Forward To Victory" ("The Russian Tank Song"). Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine. 19:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

69331. The Carnation Contented Hour. May 24, 1943. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk, Grove's Vitamins (local). The first selection is, "Heave Ho, My Lads, Heave Ho." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine (soprano), Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69357. The Carnation Contented Hour. November 22, 1943. Red net. Sustaining. The first selection is, "Louisiana Hayride." The first 24:16 of the progam only. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine (soprano), Reinhold Schmidt (basso). 24:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

69362. The Carnation Contented Hour. December 6, 1943. Red net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. Reinhold Schmidt sings, "Invictus," which is dedicated to the men of Bataan on the eve of the second anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Margaret Daum (guest soprano), Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 12:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

9788. The Carnation Contented Hour. February 14, 1944. Program #59. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "Of Thee I Sing." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Josephine Antoine, Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Ralph Nyland, Reinhold Schmidt, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

104549. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 6, 1944. Program #24. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "The March Of The Men Of Harlech." AFRS program name: "The Contented Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Vincent Pelletier (announcer), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Josephine Antoine (soprano), Reinholdt Schmidt, Ralph Nyland (tenor). 29:04. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

104596. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 13, 1944. Program #25. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Mile After Mile." AFRS program name: "The Contented Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Reinholdt Schmidt, Josephine Antoine, Vincent Pelletier (announcer), Howard Duff (AFRS announcer). 29:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

3661. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 27, 1944. Program #27. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Make Way For Tomorrow." AFRS program name: "The Contented Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Reinhold Schmidt, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Vincent Pelletier (announcer), Josephine Antoine. 31:00. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

79992. The Carnation Contented Hour. June 19, 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The program originates from Chicago. The first selection is, "On Our Way" (the new Army song). Announcer Vincent Pelletier makes a strong appeal for the Fifth War Loan. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Vincent Pelletier, Josephine Antoine (soprano), Reinhold Schmidt (basso). 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

27476. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 3, 1944. Program #41. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "The Washington Post March." Josephine Antoine sings, "One Kiss." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Reinhold Schmidt, Ralph Nyland, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

27477. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 28, 1944. Program #49. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Dr. Roy Shield conducts for vacationing Percy Faith. The first selection is, "Thousand and One Nights Waltz." Soprano Josephine Antoine sings, "Estrellita." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Roy Shield (conductor), Josephine Antoine, Ralph Nyland (tenor), Vincent Pelletier (announcer), Reinhold Schmidt. 29:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

27478. The Carnation Contented Hour. September 11, 1944. Program #51. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "Strike Up The Band." A medley from "Roberta" is featured. AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Reinhold Schmidt, Vincent Pelletier (announcer), Ken Morrow. 29:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

104650. The Carnation Contented Hour. October 2, 1944. Program #54. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Blow The Man Down." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Reinhold Schmidt (basso), Vincent Pelletier (announcer), Ralph Nyland, Josephine Antoine. 29:31. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

27479. The Carnation Contented Hour. October 9, 1944. Program #55. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "There Are No Wings On A Foxhole." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Reinhold Schmidt, Ralph Nyland, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

103312. The Carnation Contented Hour. November 20, 1944. Program #61. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." The first tune is, "Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag." The program originates from The Chicago Navy Pier. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Reinhold Schmidt, Ralph Nyland, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 28:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

105155. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 5, 1945. Program #76. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "The Fighting Sons Of The Navy Blue." The orchestra performs a nice medley from the film, "Los Tres Caballeros." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Josephine Antoine, Reinhold Schmidt, Ralph Nyland, Angelo Raffaelli, Vincent Pelletier (announcer). 29:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27480. The Carnation Contented Hour. June 18, 1945. Program #91. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is a march, which is followed by, "Waltzing In The Clouds." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Reinhold Schmidt, Josephine Antoine, Ralph Nyland. 29:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

97730. The Carnation Contented Hour. February 4, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "In The Still Of The Night." Ethel Smith plays her famous, "Tico, Tico." After the program, a station I.D. and local spot for "The Stork Club" (the movie), Dr. Liston Pope speaks on the 15th day of a steel strike. The talk by the Yale University professor and editor of "Social Action" magazine, is sponsored by the United Steelworkers. The "Contented Hour" is complete, Dr. Pope's talk is incomplete. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Ethel Smith, Jack Leonard, Liston Pope, Don MacLaughlin (announcer). 30:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

97407. The Carnation Contented Hour. February 11, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "Falling In Love With Love." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Carmen Cavallaro, Margaret Whiting, Don MacLaughlin (announcer). 29:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

12542. The Carnation Contented Hour. February 18, 1946. Program #126. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "Cactus Polka." AFRS program name: "Melody Hour." Don MacLaughlin (host), Enric Madriguera, Johnny Desmond, Percy Faith and His Orchestra. 29:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

85801. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 11, 1946. Program #129. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Lover." The AFRS program name is, "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Frankie Carle, Don MacLaughlin (announcer). 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85802. The Carnation Contented Hour. June 3, 1946. Program #141. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "The Cactus Polka." The AFRS program name is, "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Hildegarde, Don MacLaughlin (announcer). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

84100. The Carnation Contented Hour. June 10, 1946. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "I'll Follow My Secret Heart." Guest Joe Reichman ("The Pagliacci Of The Piano") plays, "All The Things You Are." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." The AFRS system cue has been deleted. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Don MacLaughlin (announcer), Buddy Clark, Joe Reichman. 28:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

85803. The Carnation Contented Hour. June 24, 1946. Program #144. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Nola." The AFRS program name is, "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Larry Adler ("The world's greatest harmonica virtuoso"), Nelson Case (announcer). 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

85804. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 1, 1946. Program #145. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Falling In Love With Love." The AFRS program name is, "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Evelyn Knight, Nelson Case (announcer). 28:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80300. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 22, 1946. Program #149. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Falling In Love With Love." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Alec play's, "Everybody Had A Finger In Paganini's Pie." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Alec Templeton. 28:57. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

80301. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 12, 1946. Program #152. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Fascinating Rhythm." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, The Three Suns. 28:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

85805. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 19, 1946. Program #153. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Sweet Lorraine." The AFRS program name is, "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Harry Sosnik (conducting while Percy Faith is on vacation). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

85806. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 26, 1946. Program #154. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Got The Sun In The Morning and The Moon At Night." The AFRS program name is, "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Harry Sosnik (conductor while Percy Faith is on vacation), Patty Clayton. 29:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

85807. The Carnation Contented Hour. September 2, 1946. Program #155. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Valse Bluette" (played at a much faster tempo than a "valse"). The AFRS program name is, "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Jean Dejardain (? soprano), Gerard Duvanlou (? tenor). 29:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

85808. The Carnation Contented Hour. September 9, 1946. Program #156. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "The Peanut Vendor." The AFRS program name is, "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Arthur Whittemore (duo-pianist), Jack Lowe (duo-pianist). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80302. The Carnation Contented Hour. September 16, 1946. Program #157. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Dizzy Fingers." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Kay Armen. 29:54. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

80303. The Carnation Contented Hour. September 23, 1946. Program #158. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Finicule, Finicula." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." "Chopin's Fantasy Impromptu" played by a swing harp, guitar and Hammond organ trio is unique. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Tony Mottola, George Wright, Verlye Mills. 29:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

80297. The Carnation Contented Hour. October 7, 1946. Program #160. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "La Bomba De Vera Cruz." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Duke plays, "I'm Beginning To See The Liht" and two other tunes. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Duke Ellington. 39:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

80298. The Carnation Contented Hour. October 21, 1946. Program #161. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Donkey Serenade." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Charles Magnante is billed as, "The World's Greatest Accordionist." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, The Charles Magnante Quartet, Buddy Clark. 28:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

80304. The Carnation Contented Hour. October 28, 1946. Program #162. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Hora Staccato." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Larry Adler. 29:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

80305. The Carnation Contented Hour. November 4, 1946. Program #163. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Hallelujah." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Kay Lorraine. 29:43. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65663. The Carnation Contented Hour. November 11, 1946. Program #164. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "The Coffee Song." The AFRS fill music has been deleted after the system cue. AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, The Dinning Sisters. 29:19. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

80299. The Carnation Contented Hour. November 18, 1946. Program #165. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Minute Waltz." AFR program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Eddy Duchin. 29:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

102190. The Carnation Contented Hour. May 19, 1947. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Commercials deleted. Guest Duke Ellington plays, "In My Solitude," "Caravan" and "Dancers In Love." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Duke Ellington. 15:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

65668. The Carnation Contented Hour. June 23, 1947. Program #197. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "California, Here I Come." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." The AFRS number is subject to correction. Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Vera Holly (guest). 30:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

80306. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 7, 1947. Program #199. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Sometimes I'm Happy." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, The Charioteers. 28:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80307. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 14, 1947. Program #200. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "My Heart Is A Hobo." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, The Charles Magnante Quartet. 28:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80308. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 21, 1947. Program #201. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "I'm An Old Cowhand." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Skitch Henderson, Roy Shield (conducting). 28:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80309. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 28, 1947. Program #202. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Rosalie." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Ann Marleau (?), Roy Shield (conductor). 28:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80310. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 4, 1947. Program #203. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Fine and Dandy." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." The Three Suns, Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark. 29:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80311. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 11, 1947. Program #204. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Says My Heart." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Joan Nichols. 28:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80312. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 18, 1947. Program #205. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Tallahassee." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Eddy Duchin. 28:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80313. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 25, 1947. Program #206. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "You're The Tops." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." John Sebastian plays "Malaguena" on the harmonica. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, John Sebastian. 28:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80314. The Carnation Contented Hour. September 1, 1947. Program #207. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Come To The Mardi Gras." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Lena Horne. 28:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80315. The Carnation Contented Hour. September 8, 1947. Program #208. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Fun and Fancy Free." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, The Mullins Sisters. 28:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

97784. The Carnation Contented Hour. October 13, 1947. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. 10:00 P.M. The first announced selection is, "The Minute Waltz" (Chopin). Percy Faith and His Orchestra, The Charles Magnante Quartet, Buddy Clark (vocal). 15:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpts.

65665. The Carnation Contented Hour. 1948. Program #222. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Winter Wonderland." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." The date is approximate. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark. 30:46. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

9789. The Carnation Contented Hour. 1948. Program #223. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "Mama (Papa), Won't You Dance With Me?" AFRS program name: "Melody Hour." The date is approximate. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Ferrante and Teicher (duo-pianos). 30"25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65664. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 24, 1948. Program #184. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Let's Face The Music and Dance." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." The date is approximate. Percy Faith and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, The Three Suns. 30:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65666. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 19, 1948. Program #252. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Baby Face." Guest Dennis Day does a condensed version of the life of Johnny Appleseed, playing all the roles himself (from the Disney movie, "Melody Time"). AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Dennis Day. 30:42. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

65667. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 26, 1948. Program #253. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Steppin' Out With My Baby." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Buddy Clark, Doris Day (guest). 30:38. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

40209. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 2, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "When The Red, Red, Robin Comes Bob Bob Bobbin' Along." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Frankie Carle (guest). 30:01. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

109006. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 30, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "Love Somebody But I Won't Say Who." The first 14:24 of the program. Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Nino Menendez, Jerry Galien (Mendez and Galien, duo-pianists). 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

40210. The Carnation Contented Hour. October 18, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "Green Up Time." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), The Sons Of The Pioneers (guests). 29:44. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

108996. The Carnation Contented Hour. December 13, 1948. NBC net. The first song heard is, "I know That You Know." Galien and Menendez play the, "Fantasie Impromptu" (Chopin). Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Nino Menendez, Jerry Galien, Galien and Menendez (duo-pianists). 10:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpts.

40211. The Carnation Contented Hour. December 20, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), The Ken Darby Singers (guests). 29:37. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

65952. The Carnation Contented Hour. January 3, 1949. Program #276. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Who Cares?" Guests Bob Nolan and The Sons Of The Pioneers sing, "Tumbling Tumbleweeds." Violinist Paul Nero plays, "The Hot Canary." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Bob Nolan and The Sons Of The Pioneers, Paul Nero. 30:39. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65953. The Carnation Contented Hour. January 17, 1949. Program #278. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes." Guest Eileen Wilson sings, "I'll Be Seeing You." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Eileen Wilson. 30:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

65954. The Carnation Contented Hour. January 24, 1949. Program #279. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Good News." Guest Robert Maxwell and his "hot harp" plays a medley of Gerswhin tunes and a delightful, "Sweet Sue." A good show! AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Robert Maxwell. 30:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65955. The Carnation Contented Hour. January 31, 1949. Program #280. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Powder Your Face With Sunshine." Guest Dinah Shore sings, "The Memphis Blues." Buddy and Dinah do a great, "It Ain't Necessarily So." AFRS program name:"The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Dinah Shore. 30:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65956. The Carnation Contented Hour. February 7, 1949. Program #281. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm." Guest pianist Walter Gross, long time accompanist for Rudy Vallee, plays, "Intermezzo." Buddy sings a haunting, "Too Many Tears." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." The date/program name is subject to correction. Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Walter Gross. 30:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

65957. The Carnation Contented Hour. February 28, 1949. Program #284. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "I Got Lucky In The Rain." See cat. #40212, which has the same date, but is a different program. Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Bob Nolan and The Sons Of The Pioneers, The Girlfriends. 30:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

40212. The Carnation Contented Hour. February 28, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "Powder Your Face With Sunshine." The Girlfriends" join the regular cast. See cat. #65957 which has the same date, but is a different program. Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), The Sons Of The Pioneers (guests), The Girlfriends. 29:58. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

66102. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 7, 1949. Program #285. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "She's A Sunflower (From The Sunflower State)." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Jo Stafford (guest), Jimmy Wallington (announcer), The Girlfriends. 29:58. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

66103. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 14, 1949. Program #286. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "I Know That You Know." Guest John Sebastian plays, "The Rhapsody In Blue" and a Peruvian Inca dance on the harmonica! AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, John Sebastian, Lou Singer (drums), The Girlfriends. 30:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

66104. The Carnation Contented Hour. March 28, 1949. Program #288. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Someone Like You." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Lou Singer (drums), Jimmy Wallington (announcer), The Girlfriends. 30:44. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

66105. The Carnation Contented Hour. April 4, 1949. Program #289. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "She's A Sunflower (From The Sunflower State)." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), The Girlfriends, Evelyn Knight (guest). 30:44. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

66106. The Carnation Contented Hour. April 18, 1949. Program #291. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "My One and Only." Buddy missed the previous week's show and had been replaced by Bob Crosby. Guest Jane Powell sings, "It Might As Well Be Spring." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, The Girlfriends, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Jane Powell. 30:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

66107. The Carnation Contented Hour. May 30, 1949. Program #297. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Everywhere You Go." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, The Girlfriends, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Dick Arno (violin). 30:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

71243. The Carnation Contented Hour. June 6, 1949. Program #298. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue." Guest Doris Day sings, "Again." AFRS Program Name: "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, The Girlfriends, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Doris Day. 30:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

71244. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 4, 1949. Program #302. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "Fine and Dandy." Guest Jo Stafford sings, "Some Enchanted Evening." AFRS Program Name: "The Melody Hour." See cat. #69566 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, The Girlfriends, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Jo Stafford. 30:40. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

69566. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 4, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "Fine and Dandy." Guest Jo Stafford sings, "Some Enchanted Evening." This is a network, sponsored version of cat. #71244. Buddy Clark, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), The Girlfriends, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Jo Stafford. 29:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71245. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 11, 1949. Program #303. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "My One and Only." Guest Walter Gross plays a piano fantasy based on, "In An Eighteenth Century Drawing Room." AFRS Program Name: "The Melody Hour." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, The Girlfriends, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Walter Gross, Sammy Weiss (drums). 30:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

40213. The Carnation Contented Hour. July 25, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "There's Yes, Yes, In Your Eyes." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), The Girlfriends. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

40214. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 1, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "Could You Use Me?" Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), The Girlfriends, Jo Stafford (guest). 29:54. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

50624. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 8, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "Laurabelle Lee." Buddy Clark, Foy Willing and The Riders Of The Purple Sage, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Ted Dale and His Orchestra, The Girlfriends. 29:31. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

50625. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 15, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "How It Lies." Buddy Clark, Foy Willing and The Riders Of The Purple Sage, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Margaret Whiting, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, The Girlfriends. 29:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

5171. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 22, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. The first tune is, "Fiddle Dee Dee." Buddy Clark, George Greeley (piano solo), Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Ted Dale and His Orchestra, The Girlfriends. 29:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

69567. The Carnation Contented Hour. August 29, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk. A program celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Carnation Company. The first tune is, "Good News." Between musical selections, Jimmy Wallington tells the history of the Carnation Company (see cat. #69568 for a different version of the history). Buddy Clark, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), The Girlfriends, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Dinah Shore (guest). 26:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

108683. The Carnation Contented Hour. September 5, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation. The first tune is, "Ain't She Sweet." Guest Walter Gross plays his own composition, "A Slight Case Of Ivory." Buddy sings an excellent arrangement of delightful tune, "Too Many Tears." A good show! A second set of discs is marked September 5, 1951 (Dick Haymes starred on the show on that date). Buddy Clark, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Ted Dale and His Orchestra, Walter Gross, The Girlfriends. 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

69568. The Carnation Contented Hour. September 6, 1949. NBC net. The date is approximate. A compilation show with guest appearances from previous broadcasts. Jimmy Wallington tells the history of the Carnation Company (see cat. #69567 for a different version of the history). The first tune is, "Good News." The Benny Goodman Trio plays, "Poor Butterfly." Hildegarde sings, "I'll Close My Eyes." Carmen Cavallaro plays a fantasy from "For Whom The Bells Toll." Edridge H. Stewart (son of the founder of the Carnation Company) speaks. Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and His Orchestra, The Girlfriends, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Jane Powell, Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson, Jimmy Crawford, Hildegarde, Carmen Cavallaro, Edridge H. Stewart. 28:40. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

47126. The Carnation Contented Hour. September 19, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Carnation Milk, Carnation Malted Milk. The first tune is, "Laurabelle Lee." Buddy Clark, Ted Dale and The Carnation Orchestra, Jimmy Wallington, The Girlfriends, Evelyn Knight (guest). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

36094. The Carnation Contented Hour. November 26, 1950. Program #372. CBS net, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is "Orange Colored Sky." AFRS program name: "Melody Hour." The Ken Lane Singers, Peggy Lee, Tony Martin, Victor Young and His Orchestra. 30:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

91280. The Carnation Contented Hour. February 4, 1951. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. 10:00 P. M. The first tune is, "It's A Lovely Day Today." AFRS program name: "The Melody Hour." Tony Martin, Jo Stafford, Victor Young and His Orchestra, The Ken Lane Singers. 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 129 programs.