Bob and Ray WHDH August 4th 1949

(4 stars; 1 reviews)

Bob and Ray on WHDH August 4th, 1949. From a freshly baked tape. B & R WHDH Matinee August 4, 1949 29 minute show from Norwood, Mass. The duo discuss the upcoming Bob and Ray Benefit and baseball generally and the red sox specifically. A song is dedicated to the Rhode Island listeners (organ instrumental) After an ad jingle there is the John J Ling Badwill Hour (like a Chinese Dr. IQ or similar radio answer man shows) Ad for the New Haven RailRoad A short version of the song Moonstory by Ray Elliot Mary Martin Magoon and her publicity man appear over her upcoming swim. An instrumental from the play Oklahoma A satire of horse racing (at Revere, Mass.'s Wonderland Race Track) The duo banter and before they close-the listeners are admonished to "not throw stones at people in glass houses, they will just throw them back at you...."     Annotated by Calvin Saxton

This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.



BaR08041949 29:42



(4 stars)

Bob and Ray take their time during the Wonderland dog racetrack spot on this show because it appears they realise the show's over but they have five minutes to fill. They find a way, thanks partly to banter about Bob's summer squash, which appeared on one of the programmes. Since you're wondering, Twilight Harmony won the featured 9th at Wonderland, paying 34.00 12.40 and 7.00. Ray's favourite, Ace's Boomer, also ran. It's raining outside the studios of WHDH but the Red Sox played and beat the Browns 12-2 that day to sweep a series. The two certainly liked to do a Chinese parody of John J. Anthony as it's heard on several programmes. This time, Bing Crosby becomes Bing Brown in the tag promo (he was Bing Barlow on another show), following the 6 pm news with Leo Egan. And remember, that's Chicken, Box 10, WHDH, Boston.