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For the troops : classic radio for the armed forces

Label
For the troops : classic radio for the armed forces
Title
For the troops
Title remainder
classic radio for the armed forces
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Designed to boost the morale of those fighting far from home, these programs featured the biggest stars and performers of the time. This special collection is dedicated to our fighting forces, both past and present, and features Jack Benny, Bob Hope, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, The Benny Goodman Orchestra along with other legendary entertainers. Three hours of the best programming to air "every week until it was over, over there."
Member of
Accompanying matter
other
Cataloging source
WIM
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Command performance (Radio program)
  • Amos 'n' Andy (Radio program)
  • Mail call (Radio program)
Date time place
Recorded for the Armed Forces Radio Service between June 2, 1942 and June 24, 1944
Form of composition
other
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Mickey Rooney, Amos & Andy, Fred Allen, Benny Goodman Orchestra, Gypsy Rose Lee, Laurel & Hardy, Jack Benny, Judy Garland, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Lena Horne, Frances Langford, the Andrews Sisters, Roy Rogers and the Riders of the Purple Sage
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1956
  • 1914-1970
  • 1892-1957
  • 1894-1974
  • 1903-2003
  • 1903-1977
  • 1915-1998
  • 1911-1998
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rooney, Mickey
  • Allen, Fred
  • Lee, Gypsy Rose
  • Laurel, Stan
  • Hardy, Oliver
  • Benny, Jack
  • Garland, Judy
  • Hope, Bob
  • Crosby, Bing
  • Sinatra, Frank
  • Horne, Lena
  • Langford, Frances
  • Rogers, Roy
  • Benny Goodman Orchestra
  • Andrews Sisters
  • Riders of the Purple Sage (Musical group)
  • United States
  • Radio Spirits, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Radio programs
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
For the troops : classic radio for the armed forces
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact disc
  • Originally broadcast between 1942 and 1944
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Command performance with Mickey Rooney, Amos & Andy (06/02/42) -- Command performance with Fred Allen, Benny Goodman Orchestra and Gypsy Rose Lee (12/20/43) -- Mail call. "The wedding night" with Laurel and Hardy (11/24/43) -- Mail call. Special greetings to the fighting men of Illinois with Jack Benny and Judy Garland (01/05/44) -- Command performance with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Lena Horne and Frances Langford (06/03/44) -- Command performance with Bob Hope, the Andrews Sisters, Roy Rogers and the Riders of the Purple Sage (06/24/44)
  • Mail call:
  • The Wedding night
  • (with Laurel and Hardy)
  • (11-24-43)
  • Mail call:
  • Special greetings to the fighting men of Illinois
  • (with Jack Benny and Judy Garland)
  • (01-05-44)
  • 3.
  • Command performance
  • 1.
  • (with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Lena Horne and Frances Langford)
  • (06-03-44)
  • Command performance
  • (with Bob Hope, The Andrews Sisters, Roy Rogers and The Riders of the Purple Sage)
  • (06-24-44)
  • Command performance
  • (with Mickey Rooney, Amos & Andy)
  • (06-02-42)
  • Command performance
  • (with Fred Allen, Benny Goodman Orchestra and Gypsy Rose Lee)
  • (12-20-43)
  • 2.
Control code
1179559
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
30202
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1179559
  • (Sirsi) 1179559
  • (OCoLC)61853557
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
For the troops : classic radio for the armed forces
Publication
Note
  • Compact disc
  • Originally broadcast between 1942 and 1944
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Command performance with Mickey Rooney, Amos & Andy (06/02/42) -- Command performance with Fred Allen, Benny Goodman Orchestra and Gypsy Rose Lee (12/20/43) -- Mail call. "The wedding night" with Laurel and Hardy (11/24/43) -- Mail call. Special greetings to the fighting men of Illinois with Jack Benny and Judy Garland (01/05/44) -- Command performance with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Lena Horne and Frances Langford (06/03/44) -- Command performance with Bob Hope, the Andrews Sisters, Roy Rogers and the Riders of the Purple Sage (06/24/44)
  • Mail call:
  • The Wedding night
  • (with Laurel and Hardy)
  • (11-24-43)
  • Mail call:
  • Special greetings to the fighting men of Illinois
  • (with Jack Benny and Judy Garland)
  • (01-05-44)
  • 3.
  • Command performance
  • 1.
  • (with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Lena Horne and Frances Langford)
  • (06-03-44)
  • Command performance
  • (with Bob Hope, The Andrews Sisters, Roy Rogers and The Riders of the Purple Sage)
  • (06-24-44)
  • Command performance
  • (with Mickey Rooney, Amos & Andy)
  • (06-02-42)
  • Command performance
  • (with Fred Allen, Benny Goodman Orchestra and Gypsy Rose Lee)
  • (12-20-43)
  • 2.
Control code
1179559
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
30202
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1179559
  • (Sirsi) 1179559
  • (OCoLC)61853557
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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