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Happy Holidays 2015 from Blast2thePast

Monday, December 21, 2015

Happy Holidays from Blast2thepast.com! We hope you have a happy celebration. Remember the past. Remember your loved ones and family that have made your life great. Every moment in the present becomes the past. We all leave an imprint in this world.

This is the time of year to enjoy, reflect, and enjoy what we have become. Take what you have learned and move forward. We all go through many challenges each day. But the wisdom you earn grants fortune for many others. We all work together. Although most are unaware of the difference they can make. Even the smallest kind act can create a ripple through time.

Happy Holidays 2015!

Two Hours of Andrew Sisters

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Hello everyone. For some of you that come here for the music, I found this video on youtube. It is two hours of the Andrew Sisters. I recommend that you subscribe to the youtube channel, "The Rad Jazz Collection" for more great music from the 1940s.




Howdy Doody Time in August

Monday, August 3, 2015

This Day in August, it is Howdy Doody Time!

Published 1949
Topics Classic TV, Television, 40s, 40's, 1940s, 1940's, American Culture, United States, America, NBC, National Broadcasting Company, 1949, Howdy Doody, Entertainment, Entertaining, forties, Children's television,
"1940's Television: An episode of "Howdy Doody" from the 3rd of August, 1949.

This episode features many of the aspects which made the show one of early TV's biggest hits, and even contains original NBC Network IDs.


Overall, an unusual example of children's TV from the era when what worked and what didn't was still being worked out."
Watch this episode:
https://archive.org/details/Howdy_Doody_4

Tangerine - the Song

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

"Tangerine" is a popular song. The music was written by Victor Schertzinger, the lyrics by Johnny Mercer. The song was published in 1941. It was introduced in the 1942 movie, The Fleet's In, produced by Paramount Pictures, directed by Schertzinger, and starring Dorothy Lamour, William Holden, Eddie Bracken, singer Cass Daley, and Betty Hutton in her feature film debut. The most popular recorded version of the song was made by the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra with vocalists Helen O'Connell and Bob Eberly. The recording was released by Decca Records as catalog number 4123. The record first reached the Billboard charts on April 10, 1942 and lasted 15 weeks on the chart, peaking at #1.[1] The lyrics in this version differ slightly from those in the movie. On the record, Eberly sings "And I've seen toasts to Tangerine/Raised in every bar across the Argentine," the lyric that became standard. In the movie at that point, the line is "And I've seen times when Tangerine/Had the bourgeoisie believing she was queen."
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1940s Music - Big Band, Swing, Old Time Radio

Wednesday, April 8, 2015





Hello everyone! Happy 2015. It is Spring. So to put a little Spring in your step, I have found a wonderful playlist for your enjoyment. Happy Listening.