The Jubilee Program was created specifically for for black soldiers that furthered segregation among the soldiers for they had suffered from the lowest of morale. The show 30 minutes long and was directed by black soldiers wanting to create a high quality jazz program that was. It was initially hosted by Dooley Wilson, or as [...] Continue reading »

Command Performance

Command Performance was a radio program that lightened the hearts of everyone touched by the ravages of World War II.  This series of old radio shows began airing in March of 1942 and lasted for two years until 1946.  Each episode consisted of 30-minutes of non-stop action and entertainment, featuring the biggest and brightest stars [...] Continue reading »

Glen Miller & His Orchestra

Glenn Miller, a musician born on March 1, 1904 in Clarinda, Iowa, was a very well-known freelance trombonist and a member of several bands. In 1938, Glenn Miller and his Orchestra became famous for their hit songs like "Pennsylvania 65000" and "In the Mood". The band also had a movie, "Sun Valley Serenade" in 1941. [...] Continue reading »

Les Paul & Mary Ford Show

Les Paul had hosted a 15-minute radio program, The Les Paul Show, on NBC in 1950, featuring his trio (himself, Ford, and rhythm player Eddie Stapleton) and his electronics, recorded from their home and with gentle humour between Paul and Ford bridging musical selections, some of which had already been successful on records, some of [...] Continue reading »