Kruger, Otto

Copyright 2016, J. David Goldin.

These are all the programs in the radioGOLDINdex database which credit this artist. These listings are accurate as of January 21, 2016. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


73808. Paul Whiteman's Musical Varieties. January 12, 1936. Blue net, WJZ, New York aircheck. Sponsored by: Woodbury Soap, Woodbury Cold Cream. Ben Grauer can be heard concluding the Walter Winchell broadcast before the program begins. The first tune is, "Cosi, Cosa." Jack Teagarden sings, "The Music Goes 'Round." Guest Morton Downey sings, "More Than You Know." Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Alois Havrilla (announcer), Ben Grauer, Jack Teagarden, Morton Downey, Ramona, Johnny Hauser, The King's Men, Matty Matlock (violin), Bob Lawrence, Durelle Alexander. 44:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

73724. Bob Crosby and His Orchestra. March 2, 1937. NBC net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sustaining. 11:00 P. M. A band remote from The Congress Casino, The Congress Hotel, Chicago. The first tune is, "Sugar Foot Strut." During the first tune and closing theme, the announcer reads a brief commercial for the Congress Hotel over the music! A great show, the band is at it best. Bob Crosby and His Orchestra, Kay Weber (vocal), Yank Lawson, Zeke Zarchy, Ward Smith, Ward Silloway, Matty Matlock, Noni Bernardi, Eddie Miller, Gil Rodin, Eddie Bergman, Bob Zurke, Nappy Lamare, Ray Bauduc. 29:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

73725. Bob Crosby and His Orchestra. April 18, 1937. Red net, WMAQ, Chicago aircheck. Sustaining. 2:00 P. M. A "Swing Concert" from The Congress Casino of The Congress Hotel, Chicago. A benefit performance for former Crosby band pianist Joe Sullivan (who, the announcer assures us, is listening in). Although they never mention why Joe needed a benefit, he is known known to have had tuberculosis at this time. "The South Rampart Street Parade" never sounded better! The show runs long and is cut off by the NBC chinmes. Bob Crosby and His Orchestra, Norman Barry (announcer), Yank Lawson, Zeke Zarchy, Ward Smith, Ward Silloway, Matty Matlock, Noni Bernardi, Eddie Miller, Gil Rodin, Bob Zurke, Nappy Lamare, Ray Bauduc. 29:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

94224. NBC Swing Concert. May 18, 1937. NBC net. Sustaining. A band remote from the Congress Hotel, Chicago. The first tune is, "In A Minor Mood." Only 1/2 hour of a 3 hour concert was broadcast. A tribute to Joe Sullivan, who is not present. Bob Crosby and His Orchestra, Bob Zurke, Ed Miller, Bob Haggart, Ray Bauduc, Yank Lawson, Matty Matlock. 26:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

47677. The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. April 17, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Kenny Baker sings, "Donkey Serenade." Jack and the gang go to the circus. Andy Devine, Don Wilson, Jack Benny, Kenny Baker, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Eddie Anderson, Matty Matlock, Harry Baldwin, Ed Beloin (writer, performer: doubles), Joe Franz, Sam Hearn, Cliff Nazarro, Blanche Stewart, Bill Morrow (writer). 29:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

75809. The Dixieland Music Shop. June 27, 1939. CBS net. Commercials deleted. The program was part of, "The Camel Caravan." The first show of the series. The first tune is, "The South Rampart Street Parade." Bob sings the seldom heard vocal to a great, "Big Noise From Winnetka." Bob Crosby and His Orchestra, Eddie Miller (sax), George Bryan (announcer), Johnny Mercer (vocal), Kay Starr (vocal), Bob Haggart (bass, whistler), Ray Bauduc (drums), Irving Fazola (clarinet), Nappy Lamare (guitar), Joe Sullivan (piano), Matty Matlock (arranger). 27:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

73722. The Camel Caravan. November 28, 1940. NBC net. Sponsored by: Camels, Prince Albert Pipe Tobacco. The program originates from San Francisco. The first tune is, "Sweet Georgia Brown." Johnny Desmond is credited as being one of "The Bob-O-Links." A good show! Bob Crosby and His Orchestra, Bill Goodwin (announcer), Bonnie King (vocal), The Bob-O-Links, Matty Matlock, Johnny Desmond, Muggsy Spanier. 29:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

71064. One Night Stand. May 14, 1944. Program #249. AFRS. A band remote from the Casa Manana, Culver City, California. The first tune is, "The King Porter Stomp." A good show. Bob Crosby and His Orchestra, Howard Duff (AFRS announcer), Gloria Nelson (vocal), Nappy Lamare (vocal), Billy May (trumpet), Matty Matlock (clarinet). 30:12. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

65673. Music Depreciation. January 14, 1945. Mutual-Don Lee net. Sustaining. Frank De Vol and His Orchestra, Ruben Gaines (host), The Les Paul Trio, Tony La Frano (announcer), The Four Tones (guests), Matty Matlock (clarinet). 29:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

9892. Bob Crosby and His All-Stars. 1949. Program #5. Marine Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Marine Corps recruiting. The date is approximate. The first tune is, "Because Of You." Bob introduces the members of the band. Zeke Zarchy, Ray Lynn, Ted Vesley, Charlie Teagarden, Elmer Snider, Eddie Miller, Matty Matlock, Charlie Teagarden, Stanley Reisman, Nick Fatool, Bob Crosby and His All-Stars, Jimmy Wallington (announcer). 14:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

95955. Bob Crosby and His All-Stars. 1949. Program #1. Marine Corps syndication. Sponsored by: Marine Corps recruiting. The first tune is, "The Magnolia Street Parade." The date is approximate. Zeke Zarchy, Ray Lynn, Bob Crosby and His All-Stars, Jimmy Wallington (nnouncer), Ted Vesley, Charlie Teagarden, Elmer Snider, Matty Matlock, Babe Russin, Wilbur Swartz, Chuck Gentry, Nick Fatool, Morty Korr, Stanley Reisman. 14:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31786. Guest Star. December 31, 1950. Program #197. Treasury Department syndication. "Dixieland Clambake #1". The program originates from the Vine Street Theatre, Hollywood. The first tune is, "The South Rampart Street Parade." Eddie Miller, Ziggy Elman, Charlie Teagarden, Matty Matlock, Joe Venuti, Lou McGarrity, Joe Rustin, Red Nichols, Bob Crosby (m. c.), Nick Fatool, Ben Pollack, Del Sharbutt (announcer), Hoagy Carmichael, Miriam Ash (?), Charles LaVere. 14:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51369. The Sextette From Hunger Show. 1951. Program #9. California National Guard syndication. Sponsored by: California National Guard recruiting. The first tune is "Sweet Georgia Brown." The Sextette From Hunger, Eddie Skrivanek, Charles Arlington (announcer), Matt Dennis (vocals), Matty Matlock. 15:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

48150. The Bing Crosby Show. January 17, 1951. CBS net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The first tune is "It's A Marshmallow World." Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires, Toni Arden, Joe Venuti, Jack Teagarden, Louis Armstrong, Phil Stevens, Nick Fatool, Buddy Cole, Perry Botkin, Matty Matlock, Bill Morrow (producer, transcriber), Murdo McKenzie (producer, transcriber). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

48160. The Bing Crosby Show. April 25, 1951. CBS net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The first tune is, "The Roving Kind." Bing gives individual band members air credit, and they do a good jam of, "Sunny Side Of The Street." Bing sings, "Old Soldiers Never Die" and dedicates it to General MacArthur. Bill Morrow (producer, transcriber), Billy Taylor, Bing Crosby, Jack Cheney, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Johnny St. Cyr, Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Louis Armstrong, Matty Matlock, Mel Hankey, Murdo McKenzie (producer, transcriber), Perry Botkin (composer, performer), Phil Stevens, Rose Marie. 29:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

30806. Pete Kelly's Blues. July 11, 1951. Program #9. NBC net. Sustaining. The show features authentic sounding 20's jazz. A gangster's moll named Veda Brant is going to marry Pete Kelly, or else! Good radio. Dick Cathcart (cornet), Jack Webb, Joe Eisinger (writer), Matty Matlock (scoring). 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

97924. Pete Kelly's Blues. July 25, 1951. NBC net. Sustaining. This recording might be an AFRS rebroadcast. "Kansas City is no place to get off a train, unless you're a sack of mail!" An altar boy named "Little Jake" has been shot in a church. What's in the sealed envelope that's been forced onto Pete? Radio doesn't get much better than this! Jack Webb, George Fenneman (nnouncer), Dick Cathcart (cornet), James Moser (writer), William Conrad, Matty Matlock (scoring, clarinet), Nick Fatool (drums), Ray Sherman (piano), George Van Eps (guitar), Jud DeMott (? bass), Moe Schneider (trombone). 28:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

50917. Pete Kelly's Blues. August 22, 1951. Program #7. NBC net. Sustaining. Dutch Courtney has been murdered. Gus Trudeau goes on the lam from Courtney's men and the cops. The first tune is, "Sensation Rag." Another recording of this program has a different cast and begins with, "Jazz Me Blues." Dick Cathcart (cornet), Jack Webb, James Moser (writer), Matty Matlock, Richard Breen (creator), Matty Matlock (scoring), Richard Green (creator). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50917. Pete Kelly's Blues. August 22, 1951. Program #7. NBC net. Sustaining. Dutch Courtney has been murdered. Gus Trudeau goes on the lam from Courtney's men and the cops. The first tune is, "Sensation Rag." Another recording of this program has a different cast and begins with, "Jazz Me Blues." Dick Cathcart (cornet), Jack Webb, James Moser (writer), Matty Matlock, Richard Breen (creator), Matty Matlock (scoring), Richard Green (creator). 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50919. Pete Kelly's Blues. September 5, 1951. Program #8. NBC net. Sustaining. Zelda wants Pete to get a phonograph record back from Matty Wynn. Why does she want the recording of "June Night" so badly? Dick Cathcart (cornet), Jack Webb, Joe Eisinger (writer), Matty Matlock. 29:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50918. Pete Kelly's Blues. September 12, 1951. Program #13. NBC net. Sustaining. Dr. Jonathan Budd is on the run from "The Dutchman," who plans to kill him. Pete Kelly tries to help. Good radio. Dick Cathcart (cornet), Jack Webb, Joe Eisinger (writer), Matty Matlock. 29:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10708. Pete Kelly's Blues. September 19, 1951. Program #12. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. June Gould's mother has arrived in Kansas City looking for her, and asks Pete to help. Good radio. Arthur Hamilton (composer), Dick Cathcart (cornet), George Van Eps (guitar), Jack Webb, Jed Demott (? bass), Joe Eisinger (writer), Matty Matlock, Moe Schneider (trombone), Nick Fatool (drums), Ray Sherman (piano). 30:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

95914. Just Jazz. 1952. Program #66. AFRS. A band remote from The Pan-Pacific Auditorium, Los Angeles. The first tune is, "Who's Sorry Now?" A re-creation of the Bob Crosby band. The auditorium acoustics makes most solos sound as if they were coming from a cave. The date is approximate. Louis and Velma do their usually great, "That's My Desire." Eddie Miller and The Bobcats, Gene Norman (m.c.), Doc Randall, Matty Matlock, Jess Stacy, Nick Fatool, Artie Shapiro, Warren Smith, Manny Klein, Nat Lamarr, Eddie Miller, Wild Bill Davison, Morey Feld, Lou McGarrity, Matty Matlock, Jess Stacy, Eddie Condon, Earl Fatha Hines, Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Sid Catlett, Arvell Shaw, Velma Middleton, Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars. 29:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

95914. Just Jazz. 1952. Program #66. AFRS. A band remote from The Pan-Pacific Auditorium, Los Angeles. The first tune is, "Who's Sorry Now?" A re-creation of the Bob Crosby band. The auditorium acoustics makes most solos sound as if they were coming from a cave. The date is approximate. Louis and Velma do their usually great, "That's My Desire." Eddie Miller and The Bobcats, Gene Norman (m.c.), Doc Randall, Matty Matlock, Jess Stacy, Nick Fatool, Artie Shapiro, Warren Smith, Manny Klein, Nat Lamarr, Eddie Miller, Wild Bill Davison, Morey Feld, Lou McGarrity, Matty Matlock, Jess Stacy, Eddie Condon, Earl Fatha Hines, Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Sid Catlett, Arvell Shaw, Velma Middleton, Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars. 29:04. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

48185. The Bing Crosby Show. January 23, 1952. CBS net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The first tune is, "Slow Poke." Bing and guest Paul Douglas remember the old days when they were in radio together. An all-star band plays, "Ida." Bing and Paul sing the Chesterfield jingle. Bill Morrow (producer, transcriber), Bing Crosby, Buddy Cole, Country Washburne (guest), Dave Harris, Helen O'Connell, John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Matty Matlock, Murdo McKenzie (producer, transcriber), Nick Fatool (drums), Paul Douglas, Perry Botkin (composer, performer), Red Nichols, Ted Vesley. 29:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

48191. The Bing Crosby Show. March 26, 1952. CBS net. Sponsored by: Chesterfield. The first tune is, "Be My Life's Companion." The program originates from San Francisco. "Nobody's Sweetheart Now" features Red Nichols, Matty Matlock, and Buddy Cole. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires, Bill Morrow (producer, transcriber), Murdo McKenzie (producer, transcriber), Marilyn Maxwell, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Red Nichols, Matty Matlock, Buddy Cole. 29:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

47014. The Bing Crosby Show. November 27, 1952. CBS net. Sponsored by: General Electric. The first tune is, "Just You, Just Me." Red Nichols takes a solo on "Some Sunny Day." Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires, Connie Boswell, Red Nichols, Matty Matlock, Perry Botkin, Nick Fatool, Buddy Cole, Joe Rushton, Bill Morrow (producer, transcriber), Murdo McKenzie (producer, transcriber), Ted Vesley (trombone). 29:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

82361. The Bing Crosby Show. March 26, 1953. CBS net. Sponsored by: General Electric. The program originates from Palm Springs. The first tune is, "Bye, Bye, Blues." Guest Rosemary sings, "I Haven't Got A Worry To My Name." Joe Venuti plays, "Blue Tango." The system cue is added live. Bing Crosby, Ken Carpenter (announcer), John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra, Bill Morrow (producer, transcriber), Murdo McKenzie (producer, transcriber), Joe Venuti, Rosemary Clooney, Ziggy Elman (cornet), Buddy Cole (piano), Perry Botkin (guitar), Red Nichols, Don Whittaker, Nick Fatool, Matty Matlock, Ted Vesley, Jud Conlon, The Rhythmaires. 29:39. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

10233. The Summer Show. June 13, 1954. CBS net. Sustaining. The first show of the series. Pleasant music and variety. Beryl Davis, Jeff Alexander and His Orchestra, Jane Russell, Rhonda Fleming, Connie Haines, The Dixieland Jazz Band, Red Nichols, Matty Matlock, Nick Fatool. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

93960. Pete Kelly's Blues. February 8, 1955. NBC net. A promotional program about the film, which is about to be released. The first tune is, "Smiles." Jack Webb, Nick Fatool, Moe Schneider, Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Dick Cathcart, Ray Heindorf, George Voutsas (director), Don Pardo (anouncer), Matty Matlock, Eddie Miller, Nick Fatool, George Van Eps, Ray Sherman, Jud DeNaught. 24:28. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

31817. Guest Star. May 20, 1956. Program #478. Treasury Department syndication. The first tune is, "Paducah Parade." Nick Fatool, Country Washburne, Babe Russin, Moe Snyder, Joe Ruskin, Johnny Best, George Van Eps, Al Hendrickson, Nappy Lamare, Abe Lincoln, Jack Sperling, Dan Rightson, Slide Hertig, Morty Corb, Manny Klein, Bob Crosby and His Dixieland Jamboree, John Conte (announcer), Matty Matlock, The Modernaires, Eddie Miller, Warren Smith. 14:36. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

32229. Stars For Defense. May 26, 1957. Program #34. Civil Defense Administration syndication. "Dixieland Jamboree 1957". Sustaining. The first tune is, "South Rampart Street Parade." Bob Crosby and His Dixieland Band, Jack Teagarden, Charlie Teagarden, Dick Cathcart, Red Nichols, Murray McEachern, Matty Matlock, Benny Carter, Babe Russin, Nick Fatool, Jack Sperling, Don Rickles (announcer). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

30988. This Is Your Life. March 5, 1961. NBC-TV net, WNBC-TV, New York aircheck. Commercials deleted. The life story of Dr. Edmund Souchon, New Orleans physician and jazz enthusiast. Ralph Edwards (host), Bob Warren (announcer), Eddie Condon, Muggsy Spanier, Bob Havens, Matty Matlock, Ray Leatherwood, Ray Bauduc, Merrill Cook. 24:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Otherwise complete.

21251. Just Jazz. Program #82. AFRS. "Dixieland Jubilee Jazz Concert". Wingy does a fine musical "plug" for his new book, "On The Wing." Artie Shapiro, Country Washburne (guest), Doc Randall, Frank Bull (m.c.), George Van Eps, Irvin Red, Joe Yukel, Marvin Ash (piano), Matty Matlock, Nappy Lamare, Stan Wrightsman, Wingy Manone, Zutty Singleton. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

28347. Bob Crosby and His Orchestra. Program #X-335. Standard Program Library. Ten selections. Bob Crosby and His Orchestra, Charlie Teagarden, Jack Teagarden, Matty Matlock, Stanley Wrightsman, Nick Fatool. 25 minutes total. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

31698. Here's To Veterans. Program #213. Veterans Administration syndication. The first tune is, "Darktown Strutter's Ball." Hoagy Carmichael, Ben Pollack, Dick Cathcart, Matty Matlock, Marvin Ash. 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 36 programs.