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Melody Lane, part 1

Description: Recording of the first part of Melody Lane, hosted by Mark Austad. The mention of a January, 1947 sale by sponsor Zlotnick the Furrier, provides an approximate date.
Date: January 1947
Creator: Evans, Mark, 1917-1988
Partner: UNT Music Library

EnBee Jamboree, August 22, 1947

Description: Willis Conover hosts a program advertising the holdings of EnBee Records, at 1016 7th St NW in Washington, D.C. The theme song is Stan Kenton's "Machito,"and other selections include Francis Craig, "Near You"; The Beale Street Boys, "Lights Out"; the signoff theme from Sunday spirituals show, “God Be With You”; and the King Cole Trio, "I Miss You So."
Date: August 22, 1947
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

EnBee Jamboree, June 14, 1947; labor dispute arbitration

Description: On side 1, Willis Conover hosts a program advertising the holdings of EnBee Record Sales, at 1016 7th St NW in Washington, D.C. The theme song is Stan Kenton's "Machito,"and other selections include Roy Milton's "Camille's Boogie"; Duke Ellington, "Minnehaha Part 2"; Reverend Utah Smith, "God's Mighty Hand;" and Herb Jeffries, "When I Write My Song." Side 2 contains a labor arbitration hearing between the Bakery and Confectionary Union Local 350 AFL, an employer (Mr. C), and a former employee (Mr. A). Arbitrators include Dr. Jane Emmel Gorman of Hunter College, and John A. Zellers, former president of the New York Board of Trade.
Date: June 14, 1947
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Melody Lane, part 1

Description: Recording of part 1 of Melody Lane, hosted by Mark Austad.
Date: 1947
Creator: Evans, Mark, 1917-1988
Partner: UNT Music Library

Duke Ellington, Medley of Hits, April 30, 1947

Description: Recording of a Duke Ellington medley of hits dated April 30, 1947, which is not listed in the Ellingtonia or Tom Lord discographies. The EllingtonWeb site places the band at the Paramount Theatre in New York at this time.
Date: 1947 April 30
Creator: Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Partner: UNT Music Library

Willis Conover radio announcement: Daylight Saving Time and Ellington concert

Description: Recording of Duke Ellington's theme song, "Take the 'A' Train," followed by Willis Conover briefly announcing that the Duke Ellington show usually airing at 1:00 a.m. on Saturdays would not occur due to the change to Daylight Saving Time, and that an Ellington concert at the Watergate barge originally scheduled for Monday, June 9 was moved to Friday, June 13. The occurrence of the dates on those weekdays places the recording in 1947.
Date: 1947
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library