Armed Forces Radio Service: radio broadcast, special V-J showAdditional title: AFRS V-J special show
NamesCrosby, Bing, 1903-1977 (Host)Miller, Luther D (Commentator)Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998 (Performer)Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998 (Commentator)Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994 (Performer)Hope, Bob, 1903-2003 (Performer)Langford, Frances (Performer)Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 (Commentator)Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 (Performer)Thomas, William Nathaniel, 1892-1971 (Commentator)United States. Armed Forces Radio Service (Presenter)Armed Forces Radio Service Orchestra (Performer)
Lawrence and Lee collection of broadcast recordings
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1945-09-02
Table of ContentsOpening announcements -- Invocation read by Miller -- America, the beautiful (Shore) -- Reading by Bob Hope -- The house I live in (Sinatra) -- Commentary -- I've been working on the railroad (Shore) -- Don't sit under the apple tree (Langford) -- Gee Mom I want to go home (Orchestra & Chorus) -- Commentary -- We gather together (To ask the Lord's blessing) (Langford) -- Speech (President Truman) -- Commentary ; White Christmas (Crosby) -- Prayer in memory of the fallen written by William Welch (?), read by Welles -- Benediction read by William N. Thomas.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LK-16 625
TopicsPopular music -- United States -- 1941-1950Radio programs, Musical -- United StatesWorld War, 1939-1945 -- Songs and music
NotesSource note: Title supplied by cataloger from label on original disc; credits from audition.Performers: Bing Crosby, host ; Chief of chaplains Luther D. Miller, U.S. Navy chief of chaplains William N. Thomas, President Harry S. Truman, commentators ; Frances Langford, Bob Hope, Dinah Shore, Orson Welles, Frank Sinatra, performers ; AFRS Orchestra.Venue: Broadcast live from Washington (D.C.) 1945 September 2.Acquisition: Gift; Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee.
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 1 audio disc (approximately 30 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, lacquer, mono. ; 16 in.
DescriptionProgram dedicated to the victory of America over Japan in World War II.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 921854306NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20800180Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e28a8570-b91c-0133-d473-60f81dd2b63c
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