A Night With The Stars: The 1945 "Command Performance" Special > Radio Performance


Recording Details

Date
December 1945
Type
Audio / Radio Cast
Method
Live
Language
English
Music
George M. Cohan (57), Jimmy Durante (73), George Gershwin (834), Jerome Kern (639), Ted Mossman, Richard Rodgers (1250), Johnny Van Heusen, Harry Warren (352)
Lyrics
Johnny Burke (170), George M. Cohan (57), Jimmy Durante (73), Ira Gershwin (702), Oscar Hammerstein II (880), Buddy Kaye (3), Johnny Mercer (491)
Liner Notes
Geoff Milne (28)
Performer
Mel Blanc (14), Bob Mitchell Boys Choir, Jerry Colonna (19), Crosby Crosby, Cass Daley (9), Jimmy Durante (73), Judy Garland (462), Bob Hope (79), Eddie Jackson (4), Harry James (48), Kay Kyser (18), Langford Langford, Herbert Marshall (3), Johnny Mercer (491), The Pied Pipers (56), Dinah Shore (211), Ginny Simms (27), Frank Sinatra (353)
Shortcode
[r17902]

Releases (2)

Format
2-CD
Label
Jasmine JASCD 607
Released
1999-10-08
Barcode
604988060720
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# Tracks
36
Lists
4 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl26022]
Disc One
1. Fanfare & Opening Theme, introducing - Bob Hope
2. Bob Hope - Monologue
3. Bing Crosby - On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe
4. Bob Hope, Bing Crosby & Dinah Shore - "Party Sketch"
5. Dinah Shore - Along The Navajo Trail
6. Bob Hope & Harry James - Banter
7. Harry James & His Musicmakers - Two O'Clock Jump
8. Herbert Marshall & Jimmy Durante - Banter
9. Jimmy Durante - So I Ups To Him
10. Bob Hope & Ginny Simms - "Party Sketch"
11. Ginny Simms - Till The End Of Time
12. Bob Hope & Jerry Colonna - "Party Sketch"
13. Johnny Mercer with The Pied Pipers - Camptown Races
14. Johnny Mercer, Bing & Judy - Banter & Comedy Sketch
15. Judy Garland - Long Ago And Far Away
16. Bob Hope & Jerry Colonna - "Party Sketch"
17. The Pied Pipers - Embraceable You
Disc Two
1. Bob Hope & Bing Crosby - "Party Sketch"
2. Bob Hope & Frances Langford - "Party Sketch"
3. Frances Langford - Baia
4. Bob Hope, Kay Kyser & Cass Daley - "Party Sketch"
5. Cass Daley - You Can't Blame A Girl For Tryin'
6. Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra & Bing Crosby - Banter
7. Frank Sinatra - If I Loved You
8. Christmas Party, with Bing, Judy Garland
9. Bob Mitchell Boys Choir - Santa Claus Is Comin
10. President Harry Truman - Speech
11. Christmas 1945 Finale, introduced by Bob Hope
12. Judy Garland - Christmas Message
13. Frances Langford - O, Come All Ye Faithful
14. Ginny Simms - Hark, The Herald Angels Sing
15. Dinah Shore - O, Little Town Of Bethlehem
16. Judy Garland - It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
17. Bing Crosby - Silent Night
18. Bob Hope - Closing Christmas Message
19. Closing Theme Over There
Title
Bob Hope's Christmas Party
Format
CD
Label
Vintage Jazz VJC-1031-2
Released
1993-07-29
Barcode
032501103126
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2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl26025]
01. Jingle Bells (Announcements and Introduction of Bob Hope) -- Ken Carpenter
02. Opening Monologue and Introduction of Bing Crosby -- Bob Hope
03. On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe -- Bing Crosby
04. Christmas Party Banter -- Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dinah Shore
05. Along the Navajo Trail -- Dinah Shore
06. Two O'Clock Jump -- Harry James & His Musicmakers
07. Banter -- Ken Carpenter, Jimmy Durante, Herbert Marshall
08. So I Ups to Him -- Jimmy Durante, Eddie Jackson
09. Till the End of Time -- Ginny Simms
10. Camptown Races -- Johnny Mercer
11. Banter/Comin' Round the Mountain -- Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, Bob Hope, Johnny Mercer
12. Long Ago (And Far Away) -- Judy Garland
13. Party Sketch -- Jerry Colonna, Bob Hope
14. Embraceable You -- The Pied Pipers
15. Baia -- Frances Langford
16. Party-Related Banter [Medley] -- Cass Daley, Kay Kyser
17. Bob Hope Introduces and Banters With the First Atom Ever Split -- Frank Sinatra
18. Sketch -- Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra
19. If I Loved You -- Frank Sinatra
20. Sketch -- Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, Frances Langford
21. Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
22. Introduction -- Bob Hope
23. Joy to the World -- Male Chorus
24. Peacetime Christmas Message -- Judy Garland
25. O Come All Ye Faithful -- Frances Langford
26. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing -- Ginny Simms
27. O Little Town of Bethlehem -- Dinah Shore
28. It Came Upon a Midnight Clear -- Judy Garland
29. Silent Night -- Bing Crosby
30. Few Words in Conclusion and Ending Notes from Choir and Bells -- Bob Hope
31. Over There [End Theme]

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