Celebration of Black History Month.
The following 7 songs came from a 1943 Jubilee radio program.
The program is hosted by Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman.
Jubilee was a radio show produced by the US war department and Armed Forces radio to be recorded and sent to Armed Forces bases throughout the world.
Duke Ellington Band w/Bette Roche – Hayfoot Strawfoot
Lou Mell Morgan Trio – Blues in the Night
Louis Armstrong – Up a Lazy River
Lena Horne – Honey Suckle Rose
Louis Jordan – Pistol Packin’ Mama
Ethel Waters – St. Louis Blues
Mills Brothers – Paper Doll
Four Knights – 1400 Dream Street – Red Skelton radio show
Four Knights – Brother Bill – Langworth Transcriptions
Bill “Rosko” Mercer - The Preacher – 45 Langdon
Ethel Waters – My Handy Man – Cabin in the Sky – Milan
John Sublett – Shine – Movie “Cabin in the Sky”
Inkspots – Ain’t Nobody’s Business – Decca 78
Inkspots – Alabama Bound – Movie “Pardon My Sarong”
Inkspots – Shout Brother Shout – same as above
The final hour of the show was a documentary celebrating radio station WDIA in Memphis, TN.
Thanks for tuning in. Also thank you for your support for your favorite community radio station