45 RPM is a well produced nostalgic music series with comfortable and informative show host Sam Waldron playing songs from the 40s and 50s. Each program is based on a theme that Sam weaves through the music. The hour with Sam passes too quickly.
“Louis Armstrong” Broadcasts: Monday, July 23rd at 8pm Saturday, July 28th at 4pm Show 29, “Louis Armstrong,” celebrates the music of one of the 20th century’s greatest jazz performers with 15 of his recordings. Included are “When the Saints Go Marching In,” “Moon River,” “Hello Dolly,” “Jeepers Creepers,” two songs from classic Walt Disney movies, and performances with Ella Fitzgerald and The Mills Brothers. Original Air Date: July 23rd, 2018 Track List String of Pearls The Glenn Miller Orchestra When the Saints Go Marching In Louis Armstrong Moon River Louis Armstrong Jeepers Creepers Louis Armstrong When You’re Smiling Louis Armstrong […]
Original Air Date: July 16th, 2018 Show 28, “Top Hits of 1943,” tracks every #1 best-selling hit record of 1943 plus a few other important songs from that year. Performers include Helen Forrest, Glenn Miller, Bing Crosby, The Mills Brothers, Benny Goodman, Kay Kyser, and a special guest from the 21st century: vocalist Sophie Milman. Track List String of Pearls The Glenn Miller Orchestra White Christmas Bing Crosby, Ken Darby Singers, John Scott Trotter Orchestra There Are Such Things Tommy Dorsey, Pied Pipers, Frank Sinatra I had the Craziest Dream Harry James and his Orchestra and Helen Forrest I’ve Heard […]
Original Air Date: July 9th, 2018 Show 27, “Music of Irving Berlin,” features 16 songs written by one of the greatest American songwriters. Performers include Frank Sinatra and Irving Berlin in a duo, Bing Crosby, Julie Andrews, Guy Lombardo, Patsy Cline, Duke Ellington, Rosemary Clooney, Gene Autry, and Alice Faye. Track List String of Pearls The Glenn Miller Orchestra Introduction and Alexander’s Ragtime Band Frank Sinatra Play a Simple Melody Dinah Shore Puttin’ On The Ritz Fred Astaire Slumming on Park Avenue Alice Faye Alexander’s Ragtime Band Alice Faye What’ll I Do? Judy Holliday Remember Pat Boone I Paid My […]
Original Air Date: July 2nd, 2018 Show 26, “Doo Wop Groups,” explores the variety of performers of this 1950s musical genre. Some examples are well-known hits, others are obscure. Performers include Frankie Lyman and The Teenagers, The Nutmegs, The Four Buddies, The Five Satins, The Six Teens, The Penguins, and The Flamingos. Track List String of Pearls The Glenn Miller Orchestra Western Movies The Olympics Arrow of Love The Six Teens Gloria The Channels Sixty Minute Man Billy Ward and The Dominoes I Only Have Eyes for You The Flamingos Earth Angel The Penguins Good Lovin’ The Clovers Count Every […]
Original Air Date: June 25, 2018 Show 25, “The Big Bands,” plays 16 Big Band songs and samples another nine songs to show the range and versatility of this musical art form. Performers include Kay Kyser, Glenn Miller, Guy Lombardo, Glen Gray, Billy Vaughn, Linda Ronstadt, and Lawrence Welk. Track List String of Pearls The Glenn Miller Orchestra Skyliner Les and Larry Elgart That Face Joe Williams Tangerine Jimmy Dorsey Pennsylvania 6-5000 The Glenn Miller Orchestra Red Roses for a Blue Lady Guy Lombardo I’m Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover Russ Morgan Ma She’s Making Eyes at me Kay […]