Radio Days - Classic Radio Shows From The 40s & 50s
Take a dip into the golden age of radio, from the war years through to the coming of television. During those sometimes difficult times three great radio shows became part of the very fabric of 1940s and 1950s life: 'Workers' Playtime', 'Housewives Choice' and 'Family Favourites'. This is our 3 CD tribute to the makers, personalities and voices who made these milestone programmes possible.
Over 60 radio favourites, including: Family Favouites: With A Song In My Heart – Andre Kostelanetz and his Orchestra; Be My Love – Mario Lanza; I’ll Be Seeing You – Frank Sinatra; Whispering Grass – The Ink Spots; You Belong To Me – Jo Stafford; Too Young – Jimmy Young; I’m Getting Sentimental Over You – Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra; I’ve Got A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts – Billy Cotton; Charmaine – Mantovani; and many more ... Housewives' Choice: In Party Mood (Housewives’ Choice) – West End Celebrity Orchestra; You Are My Heart’s Delight – Richard Tauber; Home Cookin’ – Margaret Whiting and Bob Hope; A Nice Cup Of Tea - Binnie Hale; Over The Rainbow – Judy Garland; Hey Neighbour – Flanagan & Allen; The Anniversary Waltz – Bing Crosby; Mona Lisa – Nat King Cole; If I Had Wings – David Hughes; and many more …Workers' Playtime: Calling All Workers – Eric Coates and Symphony Orchestra; When I’m Cleaning Windows – George Formby; Black And White Rag – Winifred Atwell; Brahn Boots – Stanley Holloway; This Ole House – Alma Cogan; How Lucky You Are – Andrews Sisters; Have You Seen My Chickens? - Tommy Handley; The Bee Song – Arthur Askey; Sugar Bush – Eve Boswell; We’ll Gather Lilacs – Anne Ziegler and Webster Booth and many more ...