Doris Day Day Time on the Radio CD

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  • A Top-Grossing Movie Star and Charting Recording Artist, Doris Day Was a Multimedia Superstar in the ‘50s and ‘60s

  • One Little-Known Facet of Her Glittering Career Is Her Stint as a Radio Host in 1952 and 1953

  • The Doris Day Show Aired 60 Broadcasts from March1952 to May 1953, and Was Recorded in Front of a Live Hollywood Audience and Preserved on 16-Inch Transcription Discs

  • Each Show Presented an Intimate Gathering of Famous Friends Filled with Laughter and Music, as Doris Joined Her Guests at the Piano for Renditions of Songs That She Often Had Never Recorded

  • Day Time on the Radio—Lost Radio Duets from the Doris Day Show (1952-1953) Includes 32 Rare Performances Featuring 27 Duets and Five Solo Performances

  • Duet Partners Include Day’s Favorite Leading Man Gordon MacRae, Plus Singers Tony Martin, Howard Keel, and Smilin’ Jack Smith

  • Also Features Movie Stars Kirk Douglas, George Murphy, Ronald Reagan, and Broderick Crawford

  • A Mixture of Traditional, Great American Songbook, and Broadway Fare

  • Hidden Bonus Tracks Feature the Opening “It’s Magic” and Closing “Love to Be with You” Radio Themes Sans Announcer

  • Detailed Liner Notes by Joe Marchese

  • Rare Photos

  • The First Authorized Release of Doris ’Long-Lost Radio Performances, and a Major Addition to Her Discography 

  • One couldn’t imagine a better opening number for the radio program The Doris Day Show than “It’s Magic,” for each week between March 1952 and May 1953, the versatile song stylist and beloved motion picture star cast a spell over listeners worldwide with an intimate gathering of famous friends filled with music and laughter. Over the course of five dozen broadcasts of The Doris Day Show—recorded in Hollywood in front of a live audience and happily preserved on 16-inch transcription discs—Doris joined her special guests at the piano for performances of songs she often had never commercially recorded. This is a largely unknown and scarcely documented facet of Doris’ career, and Day Time on the Radio brings to light no less than 32 rarities including 27 duets and five solo performances. Among her notable foils are frequent leading man Gordon MacRae, who starred in five pictures with Doris; here the two of them sing a total of four duets, highlighted by their medley of “Cuddle Up a Little Closer”/”Till We Meet Again.” Movie stars Kirk Douglas, George Murphy, Ronald Reagan (!), and Broderick Crawford all prove willing and able duet partners, while the more musically-inclined Tony Martin, Howard Keel, Smilin’ Jack Smith, and Frank Loesser lend their formidable talents to a mix of traditional and Broadway-inspired fare. Doris’ sparkling solo performance of “Till I Waltz Again with You” finishes Day Time on the Radio with a flourish before a couple of hidden bonus tracks: her renditions of the opening “It’s Magic” and closing “Love to Be with You” radio themes sans announcer. Joe Marchese’s detailed notes and rare photos round out what is a fantastic addition to the Doris Day discography, the first authorized release ever of her long-lost radio performances.

    1. It's Magic (The Doris Day Show Radio Opening
    2. A Wooin' We Will Go
    3. The Love Nest
    4. You're Just in Love
    5. Ma Says, Pa Says
    6. Dearie
    7. Life Will Be Peaches & Cream
    8. Red Hot Henry Brown
    9. I Will Marry You
    10. By the Light of the Silvery Moon
    11. A Kiss Like This
    12. Merrily Song
    13. Take Me Out to the Ball Game
    14. I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
    15. Tea For Two
    16. We're in Love
    17. My Darling, My Darling
    18. Around the Corner
    19. Wait Till the Sun Shines Nellie
    20. Little by Little
    21. Something Sort of Grandish
    22. You're My Peaches & Cream
    23. Together
    24. I'll Be Seeing You
    25. Ma Says, Pa Says
    26. I'm Gonna Mend My Fences
    27. Cuddle Up a Little Closer/Till We Meet Again
    28. Jingle Bells/Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
    29. Love to Be with You (The Doris Day Show Radio Closing)
    30. Till I Waltz Again with You
    31. It's Magic
    32. Love to Be with You

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