The Gay Nineties Revue

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.


10227. The Gay Nineties Revue. February 24, 1940. CBS net, WABC, New York origination. Sustaining. Music and drama from the gaslight era. Well done. Beatrice Kay, Billy M. Green, Frank Lovejoy, Genevieve Rowe, Joe Howard, Ray Bloch and His Orchestra, The Four Clubmen, Al Rinker (producer). 29:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10228. The Gay Nineties Revue. May 25, 1940. CBS net. Sustaining. The "old" good old days. Joe Howard, Beatrice Kay, Billy M. Green, Elizabeth Newberger, Frank Lovejoy, Ray Bloch and His Orchestra, The Elm City Four, The Four Clubmen. 29:34. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68493. The Gay Nineties Revue. August 18, 1941. CBS net. Sponsored by: Model Tobacco. The first tune is, "O, Dem Golden Slippers." The first 8:02 of the program only. Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, John Allen Wolfe (announcer), The Elm City Four. 8:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

68427. The Gay Nineties Revue. September 22, 1941. CBS net. Commercials deleted. The first tune is, "Peek-A-Boo." The cast does a corny (but funny) melodrama of the Spanish American War. Jenny Lind sings a nice, "Ciribribin." Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, The Elm City Four, The Floradora Girls, Billy M. Green, Jenny Lind, John Reed King (announcer). 20:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68373. The Gay Nineties Revue. October 1941. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco. The first tune is "I'm The Candy." The show features a comedy skit, "Never Beef If You get A Bum Steer." The program is followed by "Elmer Davis and The News" at 8:55 P.M. A German offensive is under way near Rostov, the situation is improving near Moscow. The "Armed Ship" bill is being debated, will the Neutrality Act be repealed? This is not the same program as cat. #68622. Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, The Elm City Four, Billy M. Green, Jenny Lind, The Floradora Girls, John Reed King (announcer), Elmer Davis. 27:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

68622. The Gay Nineties Revue. October 26, 1941. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco. Beatrice Kay sings, "I'm The Candy." The show features a comedy skit, "Never Beef If You Get A Bum Steer." This is not the same program as cat. #68373. Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, The Elm City Four, Jenny Lind, Billy M. Green. 19:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68623. The Gay Nineties Revue. November 10, 1941. CBS net. The first tune is, "I Want A Girl." The show features a blackface comedy routine, "A Lesson In Salesmanship." Beatrice sings a fine, "You Made Me What I Am Today." Beatrice Kay, Joe Howard (host), The Elm City Four, Jenny Lind, Billy M. Green, John Reed King (announcer). 23:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68582. The Gay Nineties Revue. November 16, 1941. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco, Wilkins Jewelers (local). The first tune is, "Oh, You Beautiful Doll" and "Shine On Harvest Moon." Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, The Elm City Four, John Reed King (announcer), Billy M. Green, Jenny Lind, The Floradora Girls. 24:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68587. The Gay Nineties Revue. November 24, 1941. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco, Wilkens Jewelry (local). The first tune is, "He'd Row, Row, Row." Parts one and three of the program only. Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, John Reed King (announcer), The Elm City Four. 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68612. The Gay Nineties Revue. December 8, 1941. CBS net. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco. The first tune is, "After The Ball." Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, John Reed King (announcer), The Elm City Four, Jenny Lind, The Floradora Girls. 23:09. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

68893. The Gay Nineties Revue. January 5, 1942. CBS net. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco. The first tune is, "When You Were Sweet Sixteen." The first 16:12 of the program only. Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, John Reed King (announcer), The Elm City Four, Jenny Lind, Billy M. Green. 16:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68874. The Gay Nineties Revue. January 12, 1942. CBS net. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco. The first selection is a medley of tunes written by Joe Howard, starting with, "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now." All the songs on this program were written by Joe, who is celebrating his "twenty-first birthday" (he was actually born on February 12, 1878). The 1947 film, "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" was based on his life story (Mark Stevens played Joe, Buddy Clark dubbed his singing voice). The first 14:37 of the program only. Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, The Elm City Four, Jenny Lind, John Reed King (announcer). 14:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68729. The Gay Nineties Revue. January 19, 1942. CBS net. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco. The first tune is, "In My Merry Oldsmobile." After the program, the recording includes the start of "Elmer Davis and The News." Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, John Reed King (announcer), The Elm City Four, Jenny Lind, Billy M. Green. 25:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68832. The Gay Nineties Revue. February 16, 1942. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco. The first tune is, "In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree." Billy M. Green and Beatrice Kay do an Irish comedy routine. According to one source, Joe Howard was the oldest person to star on his own network radio show (he was 64 in 1942). Joe sings, "If I Can Take You From Someone, Someone Can Take You From Me." Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, Billy M. Green, The Elm City Four, John Reed King (announcer). 24:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68833. The Gay Nineties Revue. February 23, 1942. CBS net. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco. The first tune is, "Goodbye Dolly, I Must Leave You." Danny Donovan and Beatric Kay do a schoolhouse comedy routine. Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, The Elm City Four, Jenny Lind, Danny Donovan, The Floradora Girls, John Reed King (announcer). 15:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68779. The Gay Nineties Revue. March 9, 1942. CBS net, WJAS, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco. The first tune is, "New York Town: Take Me There." The recording includes the start of "Edward R. Murrow News." Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, John Reed King (announcer), The Elm City Four, Jenny Lind. 18:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68539. The Gay Nineties Revue. March 16, 1942. CBS net. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco. Joe Howard sings, "I'm Lonesome For You" and "My Illinois." "Goodbye Boys" is also heard. Joe Howard (host), The Elm City Four, Jenny Lind, John Reed King (announcer), Beatrice Kay. 23:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

69031. The Gay Nineties Revue. March 23, 1942. CBS net. The first tune is, "When Johnny Comes Marching Home." Beatrice Kay sings, "Down In The Subway." Joe Howard sings "Montana," a song written by himself and declared the state song of Montana. Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, John Reed King (announcer), The Elm City Four, Jenny Lind. 17:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68958. The Gay Nineties Revue. May 4, 1942. CBS net. The first tune is, "There Was No Bridegroom There." Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay. 6:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

68703. The Gay Nineties Revue. June 15, 1942. CBS net. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco. The first tune is, "Arrowana." Beatrice Kay sings, "I'm The Lonesomest Gal In Town." The first 14:39 of the program only. Joe Howard (host), Beatrice Kay, The Elm City Four, Jenny Lind, Danny Donovan. 14:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

69240. The Gay Nineties Revue. December 29, 1942. CBS net. Sponsored by: Model Pipe Tobacco. The first tune is, "Hail, Hail, The Gang's All Here." John Reed King does one of the commercials with a talking owl! There is a brief change in speed on the recording as transcribed. Joe Howard (m.c.), John Reed King (announcer), Jenny Lind, Rader and Woodliff (? comedy duo). 14:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

108448. The Gay Nineties Revue. January 18, 1943. CBS net. Sponsored by: Model tobacco, Wilkin's Jewelers (local). The first tune is, "Red Wing." John Reed King does a Model commercial with, "Hester, The Talking Hen." The Floradora girls do close harmony to, "Down By The Old Mill Stream." Joe Howard sings, "Hello My Baby" (which he composed). Beatrice Kay sings, "My Mother Was A Lady." Beatrice Kay, Joe Howard (m.c.), John Reed King (announcer), The Floradora Girls Quartet, The Elm City Four. 24:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

40018. The Gay Nineties Revue. Program #1. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Dream Of The U.S.A." Music fill by "The Three Sisters" (The Fontane Sisters). AFRS program name: "Gay 90s Revue." Joe Howard, Danny Sullivan, Jenny Lind, The Three Sisters, The Fontane Sisters. 30:03. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

Report contains 23 programs.