Philip Morris Follies (1946)

by G.E. Hewitt

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Date: January 22, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#1)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt It Might As Well Be Spring - 2:45(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Jerry Gray
b. rt The Surrey With The Fringe On The Top - 0:58(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Jerry Gray
Both titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #1   (1946)

Date: January 29, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#2)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt Someone To Watch Over Me - 3:01(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #2   (1946)
b. rt Isn't It Kinda Fun? - 1:13(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Jerry Gray
Both titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #1   (1946)

Date: February 5, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#3)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt Somebody Loves Me - 1:50(George Gershwin, Buddy De Sylva, Ballard MacDonald) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #2   (1946)
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #6   (1946)
b. rt What's The Use Of Wond'rin?(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Jerry Gray
unissued

Date: February 26, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#6)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt I Get A Kick Out Of You(Cole Porter) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #4   (1946)
b. rt Bidin' My Time - 1:01(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #2   (1946)

Date: March 5, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#7)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - 3:01(Harry Carroll, Joseph McCarthy, Frederic Chopin) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #7   (1946)
b. rt Just One Of Those Things - 0:50(Cole Porter) / arr: Jerry Gray
Both titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #5   (1946)

Date: March 12, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#8)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), John Conte, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt I'm Glad I Waited For You - 2:56(Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) / arr: Jerry Gray
b. rt Someone To Watch Over Me - 3:16(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Jerry Gray
c. rt In The Little Red School House - 0:56(Al Wilson, James A. Brennan) / arr: Jerry Gray
All titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #6   (1946)

Date: March 19, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#9)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), John Conte, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt All Through The Day - 2:51(Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #7   (1946)
b. rt Shoo Fly Pie And Apple Pan Dowdy(Guy Wood, Sammy Gallop) / arr: Jerry Gray
unissued
c. rt It Seems To Be Spring - 0:55(Richard Whiting, George Marion, Jr.) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #7   (1946)

Date: March 26, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Follies Of 1946 (#10)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt If I Had You - 2:57(Ted Shapiro, Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly) / arr: Jerry Gray
b. rt You're An Old Smoothie - 0:58(Richard Whiting, Buddy De Sylva, Nacio Herb Brown) / arr: Jerry Gray
Both titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #8   (1946)

Date: May 21, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Frolics Of 1946 (#18)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt I Got Lost In His Arms - 2:56(Irving Berlin) / arr: Jerry Gray
b. rt All That Glitters Is Not Gold - 1:08(Lee Kuhn, Eddie Asherman, Alice Cornell) / arr: Jerry Gray
Both titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #15   (1946)

Date: 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Frolics Of 1946 (Episode Unknown)

Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Johnny Desmond, Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt Embraceable You - 2:46(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Jerry Gray
Armed Forces Radio Service disc — Johnny Desmond Follies #15   (1946)

Date: August 27, 1946
Location: NBC Studios, Rockefeller Center, New York
The Philip Morris Frolics Of 1946 (#32)

Margaret Whiting (v, mc), The Tune Toppers (bkv), unknown (acc), Jerry Gray (con), Ken Roberts (mc)

a. rt I've Never Forgotten - 1:33(Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) / arr: Jerry Gray
b. rt When You Make Love To Me (Don't Make Believe) - 2:56(Jascha Heifetz, Marjorie Goetschius) / arr: Jerry Gray
c. rt Come Rain Or Come Shine - 3:07(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) / arr: Jerry Gray
d. rt Always - 2:15(Irving Berlin) / arr: Jerry Gray
All titles on: Armed Forces Radio Service disc — College Frolics #6   (1946)

The Tune Toppers (bkv) on a.

Personnel of the vocal quintet are unknown.


Sessions Reported: 11

Performances Reported: 25

Unique Songs Reported: 24

Unique Issues Reported: 9