.
  OTRRLabs-Beta

OTRR Magazine Search
Search    for 
or
Search by Genre:
Search by Network:
Search by Broadcast Year:
Search by Country:
 
Cities Service Concerts (see also Highways In Melody and Cities Service Band Of America)

Premiere Episode: 1925-00-00
Final Episode: 1956-01-16

Genre(s):
Music

RadioGoldindex Listing

Broadcast History:

Dates: 1925 - 1926
Network: Other

Dates: 2/18/1927 - 8/2/1940
Network: NBC Red
Days: Friday
Starting time: 8:00PM
Sponsor: Cities Service Co. (gas and oil)
Length of show: 60 minutes

Dates: 8/9/1940 - 50/28/1948
Network: NBC
Days: Friday
Starting time: 8:00PM
Sponsor: Cities Service Co.
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 6/4/1948 - 9/19/1949
Network: NBC
Days: Friday
Sponsor: Cities Service
Length of show: 30 minutes

Dates: 9/26/1949 - 1/16/1956
Network: NBC
Days: Monday
Starting time: 9:30PM
Sponsor: Cities Service
Length of show: 30 minutes

Series Synopsis: The premise behind the Cities Service Concerts never changed: that good music, be it Stardust or Sibelius, would always attract an audience. On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Tadio be John Dunning
Series Theme: Cities Service March by Rosario Bourbon
Creator: ***  
Cast: Olga Albani(Soprano)
Frank Banta(Piano team)
Frank Black(1938-44)
Rosario Bourdon(June 1927-Feb. 1938)
Vaughn DeLeath(Vocalist)
   
Announcer: Ford Bond
 Graham McNamee
 Ed Thorgersen