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Here’s to Romance - Pgm 57

October 21st, 2010

Here's the last episode of the musical variety series, "Here's to Romance", from my collection.  Program 57 of the series as it was broadcast on the Armed Forces Radio Network was originally heard on CBS on July 5, 1945.

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The first song on the show is "The Erie Canal".  "Here's to Romance" regular Robert Ripley tells a "Believe It or Not!" story about a bombing that came close to destroying DaVinci's "Last Supper".  Host Jim Ameche is joined by Larry Douglas, Ray Bloch and His Orchestra and guest Marian Hutton.

This previously lost episode of the series was dubbed to digital directly from an original AFRS vinyl transcription; the date is from the disc matrix.

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