The American Album Of Familiar Music

Copyright 2016, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of February 01, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


68438. The American Album Of Familiar Music. May 18, 1941. Red net. Frank Munn, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson ("The Nightingale Of The Airwaves"), Arden and Arden, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 10:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpts.

68573. The American Album Of Familiar Music. August 17, 1941. Red net. The first selection heard is from "Carmen," by Bizet. The first aria is sung by Vivienne della Chiesa. Also heard is, "In The Gloaming." Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Frank Munn, Jean Dickenson ("The Nightengale Of The Airwaves"), Vivienne Della Chiesa, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 19:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpts.

68497. The American Album Of Familiar Music. October 26, 1941. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. The first selection is, "Love's Roundelay." The first 9:52 of the program only. Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Frank Munn, Vivienne Della Chiesa, Arden and Arden (duo-pianists), Bert Hirsch (violin), Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 9:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

47508. The American Album Of Familiar Music. December 7, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Bayer Aspirin. Red Net Pearl Harbor Coverage. Part 17. 9:30 to 10:00 P. M. The first selection is a medley beginning with, "Our Love." Bulletin at 9:36: The Netherlands government in exile has declared war against Japan. Bulletin at 9:57: Canada has declared war against Japan. Frank Munn, Vivienne Della Chiesa, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Arden and Arden, Jean Dickenson ("The Nightingale Of The Airwaves"), Andre Baruch (announcer), Bert Hirsch, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:40. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

69061. The American Album Of Familiar Music. December 21, 1941. Red net. Sponsored by: Bayer Aspirin. A broadcast of Christmas music, the first selection heard is, "Adeste Fideles." Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Andre Baruch (announcer), Frank Munn, Vivienne Della Chiesa, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 12:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

69131. The American Album Of Familiar Music. February 8, 1942. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Bayer Asperin, Duz (local). The first selection heard is, "Annie Laurie." The last 10:21 of the program only. Vivienne Della Chiesa, Frank Munn, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Andre Baruch (announcer), The Buckingham Choir, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 10:21. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

68946. The American Album Of Familiar Music. April 12, 1942. Red net. The first selection is, "Moon Love." Frank Munn, Vivienne Della Chiesa, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Andre Baruch (announcer), Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 6:03. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpt.

68950. The American Album Of Familiar Music. May 17, 1942. NBC net. The first selection heard is, "Trees." Frank Munn, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Vivienne Della Chiesa, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 7:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

21612. The American Album Of Familiar Music. August 1944. NBC net. Sponsored by: Bayer Aspirin, Dr. Lyons Toothpowder. The date is approximate. The first selection heard is, "Roses Of Picardy." The final 11:59 of the program only. Frank Munn, Margaret Daum, Evelyn MacGregor, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 11:59. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

67998. The American Album Of Familiar Music. November 26, 1944. Program #3. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You." The date and AFRS number are correct as on the transcription. Not every performer announced at the beginning of AFRS rebroadcasts of these programs are heard on the recording. The dates are AFRS numbers are not in exact synchronization. Evelyn MacGregor, Margaret Daum, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Frank Munn, Jean Dickenson ("Nightingale Of The Airwaves"), Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27490. The American Album Of Familiar Music. December 3, 1944. Program #4. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "There Will Never Be Another You." Margaret Daum, Arden and Arden, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Frank Munn, Jean Dickenson, Evelyn MacGregor, Bert Hirsch, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:53. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

64832. The American Album Of Familiar Music. March 11, 1945. Program #16. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A program of "the enchantment and allure of romance." The first tune is, "There's Danger In Your Eyes, Cherie." The program is possibly dated March 3, 1945. Margaret Daum, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Arden and Arden, Jean Dickenson ("The Nightingale Of The Airwaves"), Bert Hirsch, Frank Munn, Evelyn MacGregor, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 30:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

9769. The American Album Of Familiar Music. April 15, 1945. Program #22. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A program of songs and melodies that are requested most frequently. The first selection is, "My Dream Girl." The date is subject to correction. Margaret Daum, Frank Munn, Evelyn MacGregor, Jean Dickenson ("The Nightingale of the Airwaves"), Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Howard Claney (announcer), Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 28:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

27489. The American Album Of Familiar Music. April 29, 1945. Program #24. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "We Could Make Such Beautiful Music Together." Frank Munn, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Evelyn MacGregor, Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

64833. The American Album Of Familiar Music. June 3, 1945. Program #29. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A program of "songs that glorify the beautiful and meaningful things in life." The first selection is, "Strange Music." Frank Munn, Evelyn MacGregor, Margaret Daum, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson ("The Nightingale Of The Airwaves"), Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Howard Claney (announcer), Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 30:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

64834. The American Album Of Familiar Music. June 24, 1945. Program #32. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "Just The Way You Look Tonight." Margaret Daum, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Jean Dickenson ("The Nightingale Of The Airwaves"), Howard Claney (announcer), Frank Munn, Evelyn MacGregor, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 30:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67999. The American Album Of Familiar Music. July 1, 1945. Program #33. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "All The Things You Are." Frank Munn, Jean Dickenson ("Nightingale Of The Airwaves"), Evelyn MacGregor, Margaret Daum, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

12509. The American Album Of Familiar Music. August 5, 1945. Program #38. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "Sylvia." Frank Parker is substituting for "vacationing" Frank Munn. Apparently, Frank Munn enjoyed his vacation so much that he abruptly left the program after his vacation and retired from performing altogether! Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Margaret Daum, Jean Dickenson, Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Frank Parker, Evelyn MacGregor, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 30:02. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

50814. The American Album Of Familiar Music. August 19, 1945. Program #40. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Frank Parker replaces vacationing Frank Munn. The first selection is, "A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody." Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Evelyn MacGregor, Frank Parker, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Howard Claney (announcer), Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

97606. The American Album Of Familiar Music. September 2, 1945. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. The first selection is, "Once In A Blue Moon." The first 6:21 of the program only. Frank Parker (substituting for Frank Munn), Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Howard Claney (announcer), Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 6:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

12510. The American Album Of Familiar Music. November 18, 1945. Program #53. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Frank Parker substitutes for "vacationing" Frank Munn. The first selection is, "Say It With Music." Margaret Daum, Jean Dickenson, Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Frank Parker, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 30:00. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

9770. The American Album Of Familiar Music. November 25, 1945. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Frank Parker, substituting for Frank Munn, starts the program with, "I'll See You In My Dreams." The date is subject to correction. Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Evelyn MacGregor, Frank Parker, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 30:23. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

67212. The American Album Of Familiar Music. January 13, 1946. Program #61. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "Night and Day." Donald Dame, Margaret Daum, Bert Hirsch, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Evelyn MacGregor, Arden and Arden, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

21613. The American Album Of Familiar Music. February 17, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Bayer Aspirin, Dr. Lyons Toothpowder. Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

21614. The American Album Of Familiar Music. March 3, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Bayer Aspirin, Dr. Lyons Toothpowder. 9:30 P.M. The final seventeen minutes of the program only. The second tune heard is, "Do You Believe In Dreams?" Jean Dickenson, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Frank Hummert (creator, producer), Howard Claney (announcer), Ford Bond (commercial spokesman), Anne Hummert (creator). 17:01. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

21615. The American Album Of Familiar Music. March 10, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Bayer Aspirin, Dr. Lyons Toothpowder. Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

104548. The American Album Of Familiar Music. March 17, 1946. Program #70. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "Long Ago and Far Away." Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator), Margaret Daum, Evelyn MacGregor, Bert Hirsch, Jean Dickenson, Arden and Arden (announced as being on the show, but not heard), Daniel Lieberfeld, Donald Dame. 29:13. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

50815. The American Album Of Familiar Music. September 1, 1946. Program #94. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "The Way You Look Tonight." Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Daniel Lieberfeld, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50816. The American Album Of Familiar Music. September 22, 1946. Program #97. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "My Wonderful One." Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Daniel Lieberfeld, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:54. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50817. The American Album Of Familiar Music. September 29, 1946. Program #98. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "The World Is In My Arms." Donald Dame substituting for Frank Munn. Arden and Arden, Daniel Lieberfeld, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50818. The American Album Of Familiar Music. October 6, 1946. Program #99. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "All The Things You Are." Donald Dame replacing Frank Munn. Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50819. The American Album Of Familiar Music. October 13, 1946. Program #100. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "Someone I Love." Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Daniel Lieberfeld, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50820. The American Album Of Familiar Music. October 20, 1946. Program #101. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A program dedicated to "The United Nations and World Peace." The first selection is, "Tell Me That You Love Me Tonight." Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Daniel Lieberfeld, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (producer). 29:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50821. The American Album Of Familiar Music. November 3, 1946. Program #103. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "They Didn't Believe Me." Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Daniel Lieberfeld, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (producer). 29:56. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

787. The American Album Of Familiar Music. November 10, 1946. Program #104. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "Don't Ask Me Why." Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Daniel Lieberfeld, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

26089. The American Album Of Familiar Music. December 8, 1946. Program #108. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody." Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Daniel Lieberfeld, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 30:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

102346. The American Album Of Familiar Music. December 29, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Bayer Aspirin. The first announced tune is, "The Song Is You." Margaret Daum, Donald Dame, Jean Dickenson ("The Nightingale Of The Airwaves), Gustave Haenschen (conductor), Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 15:47. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

102164. The American Album Of Familiar Music. April 13, 1947. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. 9:30 P.M. Donald Dame sings, "Soon To Be Forgotten." Donald Dame, Gustave Haenschen (conductor), Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 2:33. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

72834. The American Album Of Familiar Music. June 29, 1947. Program #147. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program's theme is, "The Enhantment and Allure Of Romance." The first selection is, "Sweetheart Of All My Dreams." The date is approximate. Margaret Daum, Jean Dickenson, Daniel Lieberfeld, Arden and Arden, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Bert Hirsch, Gustave Haenschen (conductor), Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 27:52. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

72832. The American Album Of Familiar Music. September 14, 1947. Program #158. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "You and I Know." The date is approximate. Margaret Daum, Daniel Lieberfeld, Jean Dickenson, Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Evelyn MacGregor, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 27:46. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

104513. The American Album Of Familiar Music. October 17, 1947. Program #154. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first tune is, "You're My Everything." Not all the performers announced at the start of the show (see below) are heard. The date above is etched on the transcription matrix. Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator), Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Jean Dickenson ("The Nightingale Of The Airwaves"), Daniel Lieberfeld, Margaret Daum. 29:29. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7222. The American Album Of Familiar Music. June 13, 1948. Program #188. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Jack Little (AFRS announcer), Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

50813. The American Album Of Familiar Music. August 29, 1948. Program #199. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is a medley from the operetta, "Joys Of Youth." Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Daniel Lieberfeld, Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 30:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

34047. The American Album Of Familiar Music. 1949. Program #6. Red Cross syndication. Sponsored by: Red Cross fund appeal. The first tune is, "The Night Was Made For Love." Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Howard Claney (announcer), Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 15 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

59357. The American Album Of Familiar Music. January 9, 1949. Program #218. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "The Song Is You." The many Irish songs on the program would indicate a broadcast around mid-March. Donald Dame, Evelyn MacGregor, Arden and Arden, Margaret Daum, Jean Dickenson, Daniel Lieberfeld, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Bert Hirsch, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 30:47. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

63200. The American Album Of Familiar Music. March 12, 1950. NBC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The first selection is, "They Didn't Believe Me." Margaret Daum, Jean Dickenson, Bert Hirsch, Arden and Arden, Daniel Lieberfeld, Thomas L. Thomas, Felix Knight, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 30:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

36993. The American Album Of Familiar Music. December 24, 1950. ABC net. Sponsored by: Bayer Asprin. Arden and Arden, Bert Hirsch, Daniel Lieberfeld, Evelyn MacGregor, Gustave Haenschen and His Orchestra, Jean Dickenson, Margaret Daum, Thomas L. Thomas, Frank Hummert (creator), Anne Hummert (creator). 29:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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