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The James Melton Radio Shows Radio/TV
Vol. No.4 with Guest LAURENCE TIBBETT and JANE FROMAN

FBCD 215 

Waltz Time – Broadcast

1. 1. OPENING - I DREAM OF YOU [Goetschius – Osser]/ Melton; 2. DON’T FENCE ME IN [Porter]/Melton; 3. ROAMIN’ IN THE GLOAMIN’ - Parody [Lauder]/ Alec Templeton; 4. AC-CENT-TSCHU-ATE THE POSITIVE [Arlen –Mercer ]/ Jane Froman; 5. THE EAGLE & ME [1944 Musical Bloomer Girl] [Arlen – Harburg] / Melton; 6. I LOVE YOU [Greig – Wright – Forrest]/ Jane Froman; 7. SHADOW WALTZ -Closing [Film musical Gold Diggers of 1933] [Warren – Dubin]; 8. Opening- I GOT PLENTY OF NUTTIN’ [Porgy & Bess] [George & Ira Gershwin – Heyward / Lawrence Tibbett; 9. HE’S HOME [For a Time] [Shapiro – Goell] / Jane Froman; 10. BLUE SKIES Parody – [Berlin] Alec Templeton; 11. SUMMERTIME [Porgy & Bess] [Gershwin – Heyward ] / Al Goodman & His Orch.; 12. RHAPSODY IN BLUE [Gershwin ]/ Alec Templeton; 13. BESS, YOU IS MY WOMAN NOW & CLOSING [Porgy & Bess] [Gershwin – Heyward] / Templeton, Froman & Tibbett; 14. Opening – ANCHORS AWEIGH [Zimmerman – H. Miles – Lovell] / Tibbett & Chorus]; 15. A WOMAN IS A SOMETIME THING [Porgy & Bess] [Gershwin – Heyward]; 16. Comedy Trio – EMBRACEABLE YOU / TOREADOR SONG [Gershwin – Bizet] Templeton, Froman & Tibbett; 17. WHERE OR WHEN [1937 musical Babes In Arms] [Rodgers – Hart] / Jane Froman; 18. STRIKE UP THE BAND [1930 musical of same title] George & Ira Gershwin] Chorus; 19. EVENING STAR [Wagner] [Tannhauser – Act 111] /Laurence Tibbett; 20. MUSIC IN THE AIR Medley – I Told Every Little Star: There’s A Hill Beyond The Hill [Chorus]: The Song Is You .Closing [Kern – Hammerstein 11] / Froman, Tibbett & Chorus; 21. THE WORLD IS MINE TONIGHT [George Posford – Holt Marvell] [1936 film The Gay Desperado]/ Jane Froman; 22 CITY CALLED HEAVEN [Warren] / Jane Froman; 23. GOIN’ HOME [Dvorak = Wm. Arms Fisher]/ Jane Froman; 24. DON’T FENCE ME IN [Porter] / Lawrence Tibbett; 25. AC-CENT-TSCHU-ATE THE POSITIVE [Arlen – Mercer] / Lawrence Tibbett

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THE JAMES MELTON RADIO SHOWS Radio/TV
VOLUME No. 5 with Guests Jo Stafford, Ethel Smith and Jamila Novotna

FBCD 216

T1. I WILL BRING YOU MUSIC /Melton & Ch.; 2. I’VE GOT PLENTY O’ NUTTIN’ [George & Ira Gershwin- DuBose Heyward ] [ 1935 folk opera Porgy & Bess] / Melton & Ch.; 3. CLOSE AS PAGES IN A BOOK [Sigmund Romberg – Dorothy Fields][1944 musical Up In Central Park] Melton & Jarmila Novotna; 4. THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT [Jerome Kern – Dorothy Fields][1936 - film Swing Time] / Alec Templeton; 5. ZIGEUNER [Noel Coward] [1929 operetta Bitter Sweet ] / Jamila Novotna; 6. LOVE AT LAST [Barcarolle][Offenbach] / Jarmila Novotná; 7. WHERE ARE YOU NOW? / Melton & Ethel Smith; 8. IT MIGHT AS WELL BE SPRING [Richard Rodgers – Oscar Hammerstein 11] [1945 film State Fair] / Jo Stafford; 9. STRANGE MUSIC [Greig - Wright – Forrest] [1944 musical Song of Norway] / Al Goodman & Orch.; 10. QUESTA O QUELLA [Verdi - Rigoletto, Act1 ] / Melton; 11. 18th CENTURY DRAWING ROOM [Mozart – Scott] Ethel Smith & Ch.; 12. THAT’S FOR ME [ Rodgers – Hammerstein 11] [1945 film State Fair ] / Jo Stafford; 13. WHO [Kern – Harbach-Hammerstein 11] [1925 musical Sunny]/ Ethel Smith; 14. TUMBLING TUMBLEWEEDS [Nolan ] [1934 film of same title] / Jo Stafford; 15. I WANT TO BE A FARMER / Melton; 16. LEE-E- LEROY / Melton & Smith; 17. SONGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME [Dvorak]/ Melton; 18. BLAME IT ON THE SAMBA [Nazareth – Gilbert] [1946 film Easy To Wed] Ethel Smith; 19. I WAS LUCKY/LINDY LOU/Closing/Melton; 20. ROMBERG MEDLEY: [Stout Hearted Men; When I Grow Too Old To Dream; FBCD228Kern.jpg??; Sweetheart] / Jamilla Novotna & Warren Galjour; 21. MY HEART IS AN OPEN BOOK [Gordon ] [1932 film Love In Bloom] /Melton; 22. TWILIGHT [ Polovstian Dances] [Borodin]/ Melton; 23. SPEAK TO ME OF LOVE [Parlez Moi d’Amour] [Lennoir – Siever] /Melton & Frances White; 24. ADORING YOU [Tierney _ Mccarthy] [ Ziegfeld Follies of 1924]/Melton; 25. MISERE: Ah! che la morte ognora [VERDI: Il Trovatore, Act 111] / Melton & ??; 26. WERE THINE THAT SPECIAL FACE [Porter] [1949 musical Kiss Me Kate] / Melton; 27. ISN’T IT ROMANTIC [Rodgers – Hart] [1932 film Love Me Tonight] / Melton & ?? 28. BE MY LOVE [Brodsky – Cahn] [1950 film Toast of New Orleans ] / Melton)

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THE JAMES MELTON SHOWS Radio/TV
Volume No. 6 Featuring Guest Virginia Haskins

FBCD 217

1. I WILL BRING YOU MUSIC; THEY SAY THAT FALLING IN LOVE IS WONDERFUL [Berlin][1946 musical Annie Get Your Gun] / Melton & Chorus; 2. YOU ARE FREE [Fritz Kreisler-Victor Jacobi] [1919 operetta Apple Blossoms] w. Virginia Haskins; 3. EL RELICARIO [Jose Padilla arr. Robert Longfield] / Melton; 4. I’LL FOLLOW MY SECRET HEART [Coward] [1934 operetta Conversation Piece] w. Haskins; 5. ALL THROUGH THE DAY [Kern – Hammerstein 11] [1946 film Centennial Summer] /Virginia Haskins; 6. SONG OF INDIA [Rimsky-Korsakov arr. by Tommy Dorsey] / Melton; 7. MORE THAN YOU KNOW [Youmans – Eliscu - Rose][1929 musical Great Day] / Virginia Haskins; 8. LONELY TOWN [Leonard Bernstein- Betty Comden – Adolph Green][1945 musical On The Town ]/Melton; 9. WE’LL GATHER LILACS [Ivor Novello][1945 musical Perchance To Dream] w. Virginia Haskins; 10. THE DESERT SONG [Romberg -Hammerstein 11- Harbach] [1926 musical of the same name] / Melton 11; LOVER [Rodgers - Hart] [1932 film Love Me Tonight] / Al Goodman & His Orchestra; 12. EMBRACEABLE YOU [George Gershwin – Ira Gershwin] [1930 musical Strike Up The Band] / Virginia Haskins; 13. WITH A SONG IN MY HEART [Rodgers – Hart][1929 musical Spring Is Here] /Jimmy & Virginia; 14. ORCHESTRAL PIECE / Al Goodman & His Orchestra; 15. THE ROSE IN HER HAIR [Warren – Dubin] [1935 film Broadway Gondolier] / Melton; 16. I ‘VE TOLD EV’RY LITTLE STAR [Kern – Hammerstein 11] [1932 musical Music In The Air] / Jimmy & Virginia; 17. LOVE IS A SONG [Churchill – Morey] / Melton; 18. SWEETHEARTS [Herbert – Smith] [1913 musical of same title] /Jimmy & Virginia; 19. D’YE LOVE ME? [Kern – Harbach – Hammerstein 11] [1925 musical Sunny] / Virginia Haskins & Chorus; 20. DEEP IN MY HEART DEAR [Romberg – Donnelly][1924 musical The Student Prince ] / Jimmy & Virginia; 21. IN DAT GREAT GETTING’ UP MORNING – Fare Thee Well [Luboff – Belafonte] / Jimmy & Hall Johnson Choir; 22. THE TOUCH OF YOUR HAND [Kern – Harbach] [1933 musical Roberta] / Jimmy & Virginia; 23. THE SUNSHINE OF YOUR SMILE [Ray – Cooke] / Melton; 24. LOVE’S ROUNDELAY [Straus – Herbert] [1908 operetta The Waltz Dream] Florence Quartarano & Jimmy; 25. CASEY & THE STRAWBERRY BLONDE..…Closing / Jimmy, Virginia & Chorus. 26. TILL YOU OPENED YOUR EYES / Melton


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HELEN TRAUBEL - Some Moments from My Career

FBCD 218/219

CD 1

Beloved Religious Songs. RCA Victor Orchestra cond. by Frank Black
1. THE PALMS [Les Rameaux] [Jean-Baptiste Faure]; 2. LEAD, KINDLY LIGHT [John B. Dykes – John Henry Newman]; 3. SILENT NIGHT [Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht] [Franz Xavier Gruber – Josef Mohr] Sacred Songs. Orch. cond. by Charles O’Connell; 4. MENDELSSOHN: Elijah – “Oh, rest in the Lord”; 5. HANDEL: The Messiah – “He shall feed His flock” 6. BACH: Komm, susser Tod [Come, sweet death]; 7. HANDEL: Xerxes – Largo {“Oh shades so rare”} 8. HANDEL: Israel In Egypt – “DaFBCD228Kern.jpgnk sei dir, Herr” [“Thanks be to Thee”] 9 BIZET: Agnus Dei [Adapted from “L’Arleisienne Suite”]; 10. HANDEL: The Messiah – “I know that my Redeemer liveth”; 11. MENDELSSON: Elijah – “Hear ye, Israel” Negro Spirituals Coenraad Bass, Piano; 12. SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT [Wallis Willis – Alexander Reid]; 13. YOU WERE THERE? [arr. Booker T. Washington]; 14 DEEP RIVER [arr. Henry Thacker Burleigh]; 15. STEAL AWAY [arr. Hall Johnson]; 16. GO DOWN MOSES [arr. Hall Johnson]; 17. NOBODY KNOWS THE TROUBLE I’VE SEEN [arr. Hall Johnson] Sings Folk Songs & Ballads Orchestra cond. by Robert Armbruster; 18. COME AGAIN, SWEET LOVE DOTH NOW INVITE [John Dowland]; 19. LORD RANDALL [Roud Trad.]; 20. HE’S GONE AWAY [Folk Song] THE LONESOME ROAD [Nathaniel Shilkret - Gene Austin]

CD NO. 2
1. BYGONE TUNES [Longone ]; 2. I’M WEARIN’ AWA’ JOHN [Arthur Foote]; 3 SON TRE MESI, CHE FO IL SOLDATO [Italian Folk Song – arr. Robert Armbruster] 4. COME TO THE SEA [J. Duncan Spaeth] 5. COME BACK TO SORRENTO [Ernesto de Curtis – G. Mattista de Curtis; 6. BLOW, BLOW, THOU WINTER WIND [Wm. Shakespeare]; 7. HOME SWEET HOME [Henry Rowley Bishop - John Howard Payne] Beethoven Settings of Irish & Scotch Songs. Coeenraad V. Bos, Piano; John Pennington, Violin; Warwick Evans,’Cello; 8. ROBIN ADAIR [Trad. Lyrs. Lady Caroline Keppel]; 9. SALLY IN OUR ALLEY [Henry Carey] Italian Operatic Arias RCA Victor Orch. cond. by Arthur Fiedler; 10. NORMA: Casa Diva [Bellini; NORMA, Act 1]; 11. MEFISTOFELE: L’Altra notte in fondo al mare Arrigo Boito: Mefistofele- ACT 111 ]; 12. TROVATORE: Tacca la notte placida [Giuseppe Verdi: Trovatore – Act 1, Scene 11] 13. LA FORZA DEL DESTINO: Pace, pace, mio Dio [VERDI: La Forza Del Destino –Act 1V, Scene 11]; 14. OTELLO: Salee, sale [VERDI: Otello – Act 1V] 1944 Airtake; 15. [a] BY THE BEND OF THE RIVER [Bernhardt Haig – Clara Edwards] [b\ MORNING [Oley Speaks – Frank L. Stanton] [c]VESPERS [Christopher Robin Is Saying His Prayers] [Fraser Simson – A. A. Milne] Airtakes. w. Jimmy Durante & Orch. cond. by Roy Bargy; 16. THE SONGS GOTTA COME FROM THE HEART [Jule Styne – Jack Barnett]; 17. THE REAL PIANO PLAYER [Jack Barnett]; 18. OUR VOICES WERE MEANT FOR EACH OTHER [Jack Barnett]

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