The Ford Showroom

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.


5052. The Ford Showroom. June 18, 1947. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. A very pleasant group of performers. A well-done, easy-to-listen-to program. Meredith Willson (host), Ben Gage (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

73349. The Ford Showroom. September 3, 1947. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "Be Sweet To Me, Kid." Meredith's nostalgic memories of the Mason City High School band leads into a Ford commercial. Meredith illustrates how different composers treat the same four notes. Joseph Marais and Miranda (appearing for the third week in a row) sing a South African folk song. The show features, "Intermezzo For A Day In May," by David Broekman. One of the commercials is done by "The Talking People." Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Ben Gage (baritone, commercial spokesman), Joseph Marais, Miranda, David Broekman (composer), Paulina Carter (piano). 29:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

73350. The Ford Showroom. September 24, 1947. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first tune is, "I've Got Spurs That Jingle, Jangle, Jingle." Haywire Mack sings, "The Camel" (a most unusual song). Joseph Marais and Miranda sing about, "Henrietta's Wedding." The last show of the series. Meredith Willson and His Orchestra, Ben Gage (baritone, commercial spokesman), Joseph Marais, Miranda, Haywire Mack, Mike Dutton (producer). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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