The Coca-Cola Top-Notchers

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.


71271. The Coca-Cola Top-Notchers. March 19, 1930. Red net. Sponsored by: Coca Cola. The first show of the series. The first tune is, "I'm A Dreamer, Aren't We All?" Grantland Rice interviews Ty Cobb about the coming baseball season and his past as a baseball legend. The famous Coca-Cola theme song, heard for possibly the first time, was written by Leonard Joy for just this program. Later titled, "The Coca-Cola Waltz," it would be used on Coca-Cola broadcasts at least through 1957. The famous theme was just referred to as, "Coca Cola Theme" on this program. Leonard Joy and His Orchestra (billed as "an all-string orchestra"), Graham McNamee (announcer), Grantland Rice, Ty Cobb, Joseph Eros (treasurer and general manager of Coca Cola). 29:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

71275. The Coca-Cola Top-Notchers. March 26, 1930. Program #2. Red net, WEEI, Boston aircheck. Sponsored by: Coca Cola. The first tune is, "So Sympathetic." Grantland Rice interviews professional golfer Stewart Maiden about his prize student, Bobby Jones. The seven note NBC chimes are heard. Leonard Joy and His Orchestra, Grantland Rice, Stewart Maiden, Graham McNamee (announcer), Frank Luther (vocal). 29:06. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

Report contains 2 programs.