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Old Time Radio
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All Transcriptions are from the USS Bostwick DE-103 WWII, all discs are still in the original shipping container. Some of these shows are unavailable anywhere.I'll post more here as get them encoded.I hope everyone can enjoy these historic shows.
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Topics: OTR, WWII, AFRS, Comedy, Big Band, Swing, Jazz, Bill Boyd, Bob Wills, Mail Call, Yank Bandstand, At...
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S. troops began at 5:45 p.m. on July 4, 1943 and included less than five hours...
Topics: AFRS, OTR, Big Band, Bing Crosby, Your Radio Theatre, Blondie, Command Performance, Betty Grable,...
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S. troops began at 5:45 p.m. on July 4, 1943 and included less than five hours...
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Topics: AFRS, OTR, WWII, Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Jill's All Time Jukebox, Benny Goodman, GI Jill, Purple...
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S. troops began at 5:45 p.m. on July 4, 1943 and included less than five hours...
Topics: AFRS, WWII, OTR, Basin Street, GI Journal, Bing Crosby, Phyllis Brooks, Lena Horne, Mel Blanc,...
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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The Army was the original source of the V-Disc records, with their first  being issued in October of 1943. The Army’s V-Disc project provided a monthly 'care' package of music specially recorded for troops overseas. Soldiers fighting a far-flung war welcomed these musical snapshots of life back home.The V-Disc project actually began in June 1941 , six months before the United States' involvement in World War II, when Captain Howard Bronson was assigned to the Army's Recreation and Welfare...
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Topics: WWII, Bing Crosby, AFRS, OTR, Glenn Miller, Dick Haymes, Spike Jones, Lena Horne, Dinah Shore,...
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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The truth was one of the most powerful and prolific weapons used in WWII. By distorting, suppressing, or releasing it, morale fluctuated and battles were won and lost. Radio was a primary vehicle for the dissemination of information, both true and false, and played a significant role in WWII. Similarly, propaganda played its own major role in the war and in truth. Radio was used to propagate, but eventually employed the technique of propaganda through advertising.
Topics: WWII, OTR, For The Record, What Are We Fighting For, Passport For Adams, Robert Young, V-E Day,...
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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eye 4,231
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The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S. troops began at 5:45 p.m. on July 4, 1943 and included less than five hours...
Topics: AFRS, OTR, WWII, Basic Music Library, Sam Cooke, World In Music, Vincent Price, Music We Love,...
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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eye 4,172
favorite 6
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The Army was the original source of the V-Disc records, with their first  being issued in October of 1943. The Army’s V-Disc project provided a monthly 'care' package of music specially recorded for troops overseas. Soldiers fighting a far-flung war welcomed these musical snapshots of life back home.The V-Disc project actually began in June 1941 , six months before the United States' involvement in World War II, when Captain Howard Bronson was assigned to the Army's Recreation and Welfare...
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Topics: AFRS, WWII, Glenn Miller, Mildred Bailey, Hazel Scott, Frank Sinatra, Spike Jones, Sister Tharpe,...
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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eye 4,318
favorite 9
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The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S. troops began at 5:45 p.m. on July 4, 1943 and included less than five hours...
Topics: AFRS, Globe Theater, Mystery Playhouse, Mail Call, One Night Stand, Personal Album, G I Jill, Harry...
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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eye 10,150
favorite 13
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All Transcriptions are from the USS Bostwick DE-103 WWII, all discs are still in the original shipping container. Some of these shows are unavailable anywhere.I'll post more here as get them encoded.I hope everyone can enjoy these historic shows.
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Topics: OTR, WWII, Bob Hope, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Bing Crosby, AFRS, Comedy, Big Band, Swing
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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eye 5,791
favorite 10
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The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S. troops began at 5:45 p.m. on July 4, 1943 and included less than five hours...
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Topics: AFRS, OTR, WWII, Basic Music Library, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Duke Ellington, Ginny Simms, Spike...
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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eye 2,532
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Various news and public service programs.
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Topics: OTR, WWII, News, ABC, NBC, CBS, WSM, Walter Winchell, Norman Corwin, Winston Churchill, Cold War,...
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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eye 3,372
favorite 10
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The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S. troops began at 5:45 p.m. on July 4, 1943 and included less than five hours...
Topics: AFRS, OTR, WWII, Armistice Day, Charlie Ruggles, Cass Daley, Diana Lynn, Showtime, Eddie Canter,...
Old Time Radio
by dont1961
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eye 73,466
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The word cruisin' doesn't appear in the dictionary, but it's a familiar word to millions of people who did it. CRUISIN' THE FIFTIES AND SIXTIES, is a year-by-year recreation of pop music radio during the years 1955 through 1970. Each album is not just a collection of the top pop music of a particular year, but a total recreation by a top disk jockey (of that year) doing his original program over a major pop music station. That means actual commercials, promotional jingles, sound effects,...
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Topics: Cruisin', Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Rock & Roll, Jimmie Rogers, The Diamonds, The Platters, The...