The Cities Service Concert

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.


21659. The Cities Service Concert. 1940. Red net. Sponsored by: Cities Service. The body of show only, no open or close. The date is approximate. Lucille Manners, Ross Graham, Ford Bond (probable announcer), Frank Black (probable conductor). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68528. The Cities Service Concert. October 17, 1941. Red net. KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Beechnut Gum (local). 8:00 P. M. The orchestra plays, "Loch Lomond." The conclusion of the broadcast and the start of, "Information Please" (see cat. #39473 for the complete "Information Please" broadcast). The Cities Service Orchestra, Ford Bond (announcer). 8:39. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

68450. The Cities Service Concert. October 31, 1941. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Cities Service. 8:00 P. M. The first selection is, "Spanish Serenade." Lucille Manners sings, "Sibonay." Parts one and three only. The Cities Service Orchestra, The Cities Service Singers, Frank Black (conductor), Ford Bond (announcer), Ross Graham (baritone), Lucille Manners. 14:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68627. The Cities Service Concert. November 7, 1941. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Cities Service, Beechnut (local). 8:00 P. M. The first tune is, "Did you Ever Get Stung?" Football predictions by Grantland Rice. The Cities Service Orchestra, Lucille Manners, Ross Graham, Ford Bond (announcer), Grantland Rice, Bill Stern. 26:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68884. The Cities Service Concert. January 2, 1942. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Cities Service. 8:00 P. M. The first tune is, "There's A Great Day Coming, Manana." Lucille sings, "Lover." The show features a medley of tunes from the film, "Dumbo." The recording includes the start of "Information Please" which follows. The Cities Service Orchestra, Frank Black (conductor), Lucille Manners, Ross Graham, Ford Bond (announcer). 29:37. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68892. The Cities Service Concert. January 16, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Cities Service. 8:00 P. M. The first selection is, "By Myself." The Cities Service Orchestra, Lucille Manners, Ross Graham, Ford Bond (announcer). 15:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68728. The Cities Service Concert. January 23, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Cities Service. 8:00 P. M. The first selection is, "Danse Espagnole." Lucille Manners sings, "My Bill" from "Showboat." The Cities Service Orchestra, Frank Black (conductor), Ford Bond (announcer), Lucille Manners, Ross Graham. 14:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68923. The Cities Service Concert. March 6, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Cities Service. 8:00 P. M. The first selection is, "Give A Little Whistle." "The Blind Poughman" is heard. The Cities Service Orchestra, The Cities Service Singers, Lucille Manners, Ford Bond (announcer), Frank Black (conductor). 25:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

69040. The Cities Service Concert. April 3, 1942. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Cities Service. 8:00 P. M. The first tune is, "Easter Parade." War bulletins: three American ships were sunk by the Japanese, with the loss of seven hundred men (the aircraft carrier Langley, the destroyer Peary and the tanker Pecos). The Cities Service Orchestra, Frank Black (conductor), Lucille Manners, Ross Graham, Ford Bond (announcer). 27:01. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

69039. The Cities Service Concert. April 10, 1942. Red net. 8:00 P. M. The first selection heard is, "Les Filles de Cadiz." The Cities Service Orchestra, Frank Black (conductor), Lucille Manners, Ford Bond (announcer), Ross Graham. 9:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68792. The Cities Service Concert. September 4, 1942. Red net. Commercials deleted. 8:00 P. M. The first announced selection is, "The Girl On The Prow." The Cities Service Orchestra, Frank Black (conductor), Ford Bond (nnouncer). 14:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68797. The Cities Service Concert. September 11, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Cities Service. 8:00 P. M. The first announced selection is, "Sing, My Heart." The Cities Service Orchestra, Frank Black (conductor), Lucille Manners, Ross Graham, Ford Bond (announcer). 16:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68682. The Cities Service Concert. October 23, 1942. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Cities Service. 8:00 P. M. The first selection is, "Gypsy Sweetheart." The new Girl Scout song is sung. The program ends with the national anthem, followed by station I. D. and the start of "Information Please." The final 15:41 of the program only. The Cities Service Orchestra, Frank Black (conductor), Ford Bond (announcer), Ross Graham, Milton Cross, Clifton Fadiman, Lucille Manners. 15:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

69024. The Cities Service Concert. November 6, 1942. Red net. Sponsored by: Cities Service. 8:00 P. M. The first selection is, "Waitin' For The Robert E. Lee." Lucille Manners sings, "My Bill." The Cities Service Orchestra, Frank Black (conductor), Ford Bond (announcer), Lucille Manners. 7:10. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpt.

69515. The Cities Service Concert. October 29, 1943. Red net. Sponsored by: Cities Service. The first selection heard is, "Nut Brown Ale." Grantland Rice and Guy Kibbee make football predictions. The Cities Service Orchestra, Ford Bond (announcer), Ross Graham, Grantland Rice, Guy Kibbee. 9:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

79892. The Cities Service Concert. April 14, 1944. Red net. Sponsored by: Cities Service. Lucille Manners sings, "There Came The Day" for the first time on the air. The Cities Service Orchestra, Ford Bond (announcer), Lucille Manners. 8:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

Report contains 16 programs.