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The Telephone Hour: radio broadcast, 1941-07-14
Additional title: Bell Telephone Hour
Additional title: Whoopie Ti Yi Yo
Additional title: Get Along Little Doggies
Additional title: Get along, little dogies
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Additional title: Yankee Doodle (Song)
Additional title: Marines' hymn
Additional title: Bell Telephone hour (Radio program)
Anderson, Warner, 1911-1976 (Host)
Melton, James, 1904-1961 (Performer)
White, Francia, 1908-1984 (Performer)
Voorhees, Donald (Conductor)
Palmer, John F., 1870- (Lyricist)
Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943 (Lyricist)
Drigo, Riccardo, 1846-1930 (Composer)
Dacre, Harry, 1860-1922 (Composer)
Thornton, James, composer (Composer)
Ward, Charles B (Composer)
Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907 (Composer)
Fernández, Oscar Lorenzo, 1897-1948 (Composer)
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912 (Composer)
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979 (Composer)
Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra (Performer)
Bell Telephone Hour Chorus (Performer)
National Broadcasting Company (Producer)

The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1941-07-14
Table of Contents
Link 1: Opening announcement ; Whoopie Ti Yi Yo or Git along, little dogies (also Get along, little dogies) / (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Waltz bluette / music by Drigo (orchestra) ; Announcement ; A bicycle built for two / music and words by Dacre (Melton, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; My sweetheart's the man in the moon / music and words by Thornton (White, chorus, orchestra) ; Announcement ; Band played on / music by Ward ; words by Palmer (chorus, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; Announcement ; To spring (originally for piano) / music by Grieg (orchestra) -- Link 2: Announcement and commentary on Batuque ; Batuque / music by Fernandez (orchestra) ; Announcement ; Elégie / music by Massenet (Melton, orchestra) ; Bell Telephone ad ; "Do you love me?" from revue "Garrick gaieties" / music by Rodgers ; lyrics by Hart (White, Melton, orchestra) ; Closing announcement.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LK-16 897
Popular music -- United States -- To 1901
Folk songs -- United States
Ballads -- United States
Dance music
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Suites (Orchestra)
Dance music -- Brazil
Radio programs, Musical
Drigo, Riccardo, 1846-1930. Millions d'Arlequin. Valse bluette
Dacre, Harry, 1860-1922. Bicycle built for two; arranged
Thornton, James (Composer). My sweetheart's the man in the moon; arranged
Ward, Charles B. Band played on; arranged
Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Lyriske stykker, op. 43. Til foråret; arranged
Fernández, Oscar Lorenzo, 1897-1948. Reisado do pastoreio. Batuque
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Elegies, medium voice, cello, piano; arranged
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Garrick gaieties (1925) Do you love me (I wonder)
Radio programs
Radio commercials
Content: Title and date from original disc label; credits from audition.
Source note: Streaming files transferred from original audio discs.
Content: Matrix nos: BB27373 C1 (Disc 1, side 1), BB27374 B2 (Disc 1, side 2).
Content: "Telephone Hour, Prog 64, part 1; Telephone Hour, Prog 64, part 2"-- On run-out of disc.
Performers: Warner Anderson, announcer ; James Melton, tenor ; Francia White, soprano ; Bell Telephone Hour Chorus ; Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra ; Donald Voorhees, conductor.
Venue: Broadcast on NBC Radio in New York 1941 July 14.
Language: Sung in English and French.
Citation/reference: Forms part of: The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings, *L(Special) 89-33.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 1 two-sided audio disc (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, vertical cut, mono ; 16 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 948824113
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20955102
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d8555a30-2c7b-0136-8ec7-19a843243fa7
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1941: Created
  • 1976: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Telephone Hour" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2021.

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1941). The Telephone Hour Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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The Telephone Hour