Alistair Cooke's 1930s

Episodes

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Broadcast
Comments
19781126A personal view of jazz and popular music. 1: 1930-1931

With COUNT BASIE, RUTH ETTING, LIBBY HOLMAN , RBD NICHOLS, DUKE ELLINGTON and others on disc. The first of five programmes. Producer ALAN OWEN

I Next week 1932 - 1933)

197812032: 1932-1933

With PAUL WHITEMAN , RUDT VALLEE, JACK TEAGARDEN , FATS WALLER and others on disc. The second of five programmes

19781210A personal view of jazz and popular music. 3: 1934-1935

With ETHEL MERMAN , nuTCH, LOUIS ARMSTRONG, MILDRED BAILEY , and others on disc. The third of five programmes

197812174: 1936-1937

With BING CROSBY , FRED ASTAIRE , BENNY GOODMAN , ANDY KIRK and others on disc. The fourth of five programmes

Producer ALAN OWEN

19781224The tunes and the times. A personal view of jazz and popular music. 5: 1938-1939

With ELLA FITZGERALD, BENNY GOODMAN. MARY MARTIN , JOHN KIRBY and others on disc.

Series producer ALAN OWEN