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Music You Like - Fred Robbins Record Shop - WD7-MM-4196

May 14th, 2008

I have several discs of the show "Music You Like", a public service program for the US Marines.  It's an early disc jockey program where various hosts would spin popular records of the day; they're curious as examples of the type of format that would, in a few years, dominate radio and push drama and comedy on the air to the sidelines.

"Fred Robbins Record Shop", is one of the more fun programs in the series.  You can hear some vintage "jive" talk from the dj that was "hep" in the late 40s.  Other examples of the series, with dj's like Woody Herman or Al Jarvis, are a little more traditional with the patter between the platters.

In this episode, matrix WD7-MM-4196, Robbins give a spin to "Boogie Blues" by Anita O'Day, "Can't Help Loving That Man" by Margaret Whiting and more.

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