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Chicago Theater of the Air: Yma Sumac

Description: A recording found in Willis Conover's collection of reel-to-reel tapes: Yma Sumac performs at the 22nd annual Chicagoland Music Festival, at Soldier Field.
Date: August 25, 1951
Creator: Sumac, Yma
Partner: UNT Music Library

Willis Conover presents The Orchestra of Washington, D.C., part 1

Description: Recording of a radio program by Willis Conover, featuring recorded selections by The Orchestra of Washington, D.C. Following the theme song, "Early Autumn," the program includes "Roundhouse," "Don't Worry 'Bout Me" (Lea Matthews, vocals), "Light Green," and "Don't Blame Me" (featuring trombonist Earl Swope).
Date: December 15, 1951
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Willis Conover presents The Orchestra of Washington, D.C., part 2

Description: Continuation of a radio program by Willis Conover, featuring recorded selections by The Orchestra of Washington, D.C, including "Tiny's Blues," "I Cover the Waterfront" (Jack Maggio, vocals), "Not Really the Blues," "Early Autumn" (program theme), and comments by Conover.
Date: December 15, 1951
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library