+ California Melodies aired from 1940 to 1942 and featured composer David Rose and singer Maxine Gray. The show was a huge orchestral production featuring Rose's music and was broadcast from Hollywood. The music was easy on the ears and quite pleasing and melodic. Click here to read more about California Melodies
- Radio Shows
Please enjoy these 44 old time radio episodes:
|04.18.1940||california melodies (002) first song gaucho serenade||
+ The first tune is, "Gaucho Serenade." Art Taum plays, "All The Things You Are" and a sizzling, "G...
|04.25.1940||california melodies (003) first song lady be good||
+ The first tune is, "Lady Be Good." Art Tatum plays, "Humoresque" and "The Shout" (an original com...
|05.02.1940||california melodies (004) first song it's a blue world||
+ The first tune is, "It's A Blue World." Art Tatum plays, "Tea For Two," and "Wrap Your Troubles I...
|05.09.1940||california melodies (005) first song how high the moon||
+ The first tune is, "How High The Moon." Art Tatum plays, "Elegy" (Massenet) and, "If I Had You." ...
|05.16.1940||california melodies (006) first song devil may care||
+ The first tune is, "Devil May Care." Art Tatum plays, "I Got Rhythm" and, "Sweet Lorraine." David...
|05.30.1940||california melodies (007) first song blue moon||
+ The first tune is, "Blue Room." Art Tatum plays, "Memories Of You" and, "It Had To Be You." David...
|12.14.1940||california melodies (036) first song the barkarol|
|12.21.1940||california melodies (037) first song in the gloaming|
|01.04.1941||california melodies (039) first song to a wild rose|
|01.11.1941||california melodies (040) first song hymn to the evening star|
|01.18.1941||california melodies (041) first song deserted city|
|01.25.1941||california melodies (042) first song juanita|
|02.01.1941||california melodies (043) first song my heart at thy sweet voice|
|02.08.1941||california melodies (044) first song selections from faust|
|02.15.1941||california melodies (045) first song song of the island|
|02.22.1941||california melodies (046) first song barcarole|
|N/A||california melodies (008) first song the caroica||
+ The first tune is, "The Carioca." Art Tatum plays an unannounced selection and, "Dark Eyes." Davi...
|N/A||california melodies (009) first song beyond the blue horizon||
+ The first tune is, "Beyond The Blue Horizon." Art Tatum plays, "Louise" and, "Rosetta." David Ros...
|N/A||california melodies (010) first song somebody loves me||
+ The first tune is, "Somebody Loves Me." Art Tatum plays, "I Thought About You" and, "Too Marvelou...
|N/A||california melodies (011) first song dardenella||
+ The first tune is, "Dardenella." Art Tatum plays, "Stompin' At The Savoy" and, "I'll Never Be The...
|N/A||california melodies (012) first song devil may care||
+ The first tune is, "Devil May Care." Art Tatum plays, "Where Or When" and, "Humoresque." The syst...
|N/A||california melodies (16) first song i'll see you in my dreams (afrs)|
|N/A||california melodies (25) first song anything goes (afrs)|
|N/A||california melodies (85) guest cole porter (afrs)|