The Ford Sunday Evening 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.


21530. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. 1938. CBS net. "Ballad For Americans" is sung by Lawrence Tibbett. The date is approximate. Lawrence Tibbett. 12 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpt.

82454. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. June 5, 1938. CBS net. The broadcast originates from Detroit. The first selection is the overture to, "The Bartered Bride." Then orchestra also plays the dream sequence from "Hansel and Gretl," which contains the program's theme song. The Ford Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Catherine Misely (? soprano), John Barbirolli (conductor). 33:23. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

44756. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. December 24, 1939. CBS net. Christmas carols, "Golliwog's Cake Walk," "Witch Ride." The Ford Symphony Orchestra, Marian Anderson. 13:24. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpt.

21532. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. March 10, 1940. Program #220. The first 14:02 of the program only. Heard are portions of "The Marriage Of Figaro (Mozart), "Contra Dance" (Beethoven), "Bien Lenora" from "La Favorita" (Donizetti). Eugene Ormandy (conductor), The Ford Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, John Charles Thomas. 14:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

12863. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. March 31, 1940. Program #223. CBS net, WABC, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Ford. The first selection is, "Military March" (Saint-Saens). The Ford Symphony Orchestra, Marian Anderson, Victor Kolar (conductor). 28:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

12864. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. November 24, 1940. CBS net, WABC, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Ford. The first selection is, "The Carnival Overture" (Dvorak). The Ford Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy (conductor), James Newell. 29:09. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68334. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. October 19, 1941. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. "The Emperor Concerto" (Beethoven), "The Minute Waltz" (Chopin). Josef Hoffman (pianist), The Ford Symphony Orchestra, The Ford Chorus. 19:20. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpts.

68393. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. October 26, 1941. CBS net. Helen Traubel sings, "Hail, Hall Of Song" from Tannhauser. The polka is heard from, "My Life." The Ford Symphony Orchestra, Helen Traubel. 16:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68616. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. November 16, 1941. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Lawrence Tibbett sings, "Old Black Joe." Lawrence Tibbett, The Ford Symphony Orchestra, The Ford Chorus, Jose Iturbi (conductor). 11:06. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

69055. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. November 23, 1941. CBS net. The first selection is Bach's Tocatta and Fugue in D Minor. The program also features the scherzo from "A Midsummer's Night's Dream" by Mendelssohn. The Ford Symphony Orchestra, Lily Pons, Eugene Ormandy (conductor), Carmine Coppola (flute). 47:11. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

21531. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. December 7, 1941. CBS net. Sponsored by: Ford. The recording starts with the national anthem. A Naval Training Center band from WCAU, Philadelphia is also heard. It sounds as if applause is dubbed into the recording from time to time. The Ford Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Liszt, Eddie Peabody, Eugene Ormandy (conductor). 30:02. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

101704. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. October 7, 1945. Program #390. ABC net, WCAE, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Ford. 8:00 P.M. The recording starts with about 40 seconds of, "The Beulah Show" from CBS. The first selection is the overture to, "The Barber Of Seville." Jussi Bjorling is in spectacular voice. Henry Ford II speaks during the intermission. The Ford Symphony Orchestra, Jussi Bjorling, Dimitri Mitropoulos (conductor). 22:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

82452. The Ford Sunday Evening Hour. June 9, 1946. Program #425. ABC net. Sponsored by: Ford. The first selection is the overture to, "The Secret Of Suzanne" (Wolfe-Ferrari). Rose Bampton, Leonard Warren, Jenny Terrell (substituing for Gladys Swarthout), Gordon Fraser (commercial spokesman), Richard Hassler, Charles Leighton (announcer), Wilfred Pelletier (conductor), The Ford Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Jan Peerce. 59:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

Report contains 13 programs.