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Kraft Music Hall - August 28, 1947

June 26th, 2009

Here's another one of those original line checks from 1947-48 I keep running into.  In this one, the August 28, 1947 edition of the "Kraft Music Hall" featuring Nelson Eddy with Nadine Carter, pianist Leonard Pennario and announcer Ken Carpenter.  Nelson kicks off the show with "The Ranger Song", and we hear "Smiling Through", "The Floral Dance" and other tunes.  All that great music makes you want to go out and stock up on Kraft Cheese Spreads and Kraft Prepared Mustard, doesn't it?

Transferred from an original lacquer line check recorded at an unknown local NBC station.  My apologies for the skip I couldn't work around in "I'll See You Again" in the second half of the show.


  • Mary Kunz Goldman

    Thank you so much for posting this!! I am Leonard Pennario’s authorized biographer and I never thought I would get to hear him playing barrelhouse blues! I knew he played it when he was in the Army, because he told me — now I just wish he were still around, so I could kid him about hearing this. Oh yes, and the Debussy is great too. Anyway this is all so useful to me and such a thrill. Thanks!!

    Dec 13, 2009 at 1:13 pm
  • Lorraine Chandler

    Thank You so much for posting the two 1947 Kraft Music Hall broadcasts with Nelson Eddy. I have some of the 1948 KMH shows with Nelson Eddy on MP 3 CD but I have none of the 1947 shows. A real treat to listen to these broadcasts. The audio is very clear. Kind Regards, Lorraine Chandler

    Jan 13, 2010 at 12:39 pm