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1945 Documentary Special, part 2 (Aug. 7, 2020)

1945 Documentary Special, part 2 (Aug. 7, 2020)

Playing tracks by

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Billie Holiday, Woody Herman, Perry Como With Russ Case & His Orchestra and Doris Day, Les Brown & His Band Of Renown.

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Crazy Words, Crazy Tune combined popular songs from 1945 with archival radio news and audio curiosities from that special summer. Originally aired August 7, 2020, 12noon to 2pm. Hosted by Roger Smith. (part 2 of 2)
[photo: Maurice Rocco, still from the motion picture Incendiary Blonde, 1945]