When Radio Ruled #26- Charlie McCarthy: Sexiest Man Alive 1937

When Radio Ruled PodCast Episode # 26

Casanova Charlie McCarthy makes dates and breaks hearts in 1937 Hollywood.



Starring Charlie McCarthy


Edgar Bergen

Don Ameche

Dorothy Lamour

Clark Gable

Alice Marble

Carol Lombard

Mary Boland

May Robson

Sonya Henie

Zasu Pitts

Bruna Castagna

Glenda Farrell

Bette Davis

Mae West

special cameo appearances by Nelson Eddy and Jack Benny

music by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Kay Kaiser



When Radio Ruled episode 25 – Radio Jukebox 1937 part 5


A Great Collection of Songs

Originally Broadcast Live on Old Time Radio

August 25, 1937 through December 31, 1937!

Cast of Chase and Sanborn Charlie McCarthy Show – Have you got any?
Pinky Tomlin – The Love Bug
Benny Goodman – Vibraphone Blues
Pinky Tomlin – Stop You’re Breaking my Heart
Al Jolson – Toots Toots Tootsie
Eddie Cantor – Now’s the time to fall in love
Unidentified Female Vocalist – Basin Street Blues
Pinky Tomlin & Eddie Cantor – Sweet Varsity Sue
Eddie Cantor – Swing is here to Sway
Eddie Cantor – Love is in the air tonight
Pinky Tomlin – I Told Santa Claus to Bring Me You
Eddie Cantor – Some Fun Out of Life
Rudy Vallee – Orange Blossom Time
Pinky Tomlin – I want to be in Winchell’s Column
Rudy Vallee – Down with Love
Marlena Deitrich – Lili Marlene


When Radio Ruled – Radio Jukebox 1937 part 4


This episode is a collection of musical numbers broadcast live on the radio July 12, 1937 through August 24, 1937.

This episode features mostly Pinky Tomlin and Benny Goodman, with a few others tossed in for good measure.

But you won’t be disappointed.

Pinky Tomlin is nothing short of delightful.

Benny Goodman is one of the great American musical influences and at the peak of his powers here.


Pinky Tomlin – Just a Country Boy at Heart

Jack Renard – Salute to the US Navy

Pinky Tomlin – That’s what you think

Pinky Tomlin – Rag Time Cowboy Joe

Eve Sully with Benny Goodman – Swing Benny swing

Pinky Tomlin – Seven Ages of Man

Ted Weems and his Orchestra – You can’t have everything

Benny Goodman – Dayton takes a holiday

Benny Goodman – Caravan

Benny Goodman – Sometimes I’m Happy

Benny Goodman – Minnie the Moocher’s Wedding Day


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When Radio Ruled – Radio Jukebox 1937 part 3

Actor Don Ameche (1908-1993) and actress Dorothy Lamour (1914-1996) with an NBC microphone in a publicity image for the radio show, ‘The Chase and Sanborn Hour’, USA, 20 May 1937. (Photo by Pictorial Parade/Archive Photos/Getty Images)

Tunes from Old-Time Radio!

Voices from the past singing live on the national radio May 24, 1937 – July 11, 1937.

Lots of Charlie McCarthy and Dorothy Lamour!

A couple of Bing Crosby croon jobs!

Clever compositions from Pinky Tomlin!


Dorothy Lamour and Charlie McCarthy – Let’s call the whole thing off

Bing Crosby – How Could You

Bing Crosby – Time on my hands

Eddie Cantor – Patriotic medley

Pink Tomlin – Touched in the head

Cast of the Charlie McCarthy Show – Gilbert and Sullivan Medley

Pinky Tomlin – Rag Time Cowboy Joe

Rudy Vallee – We danced the night away

Don Ameche, Dorothy Lamour, Charlie McCarthy – Any more at home?

Pinky Tomlin – I’m on the wagon as far as you’re concerned

Hoagy Carmichael and the Cast of the Charlie McCarthy Show – I love you like my old felt hat

Dorothy Lamour and Charlie McCarthy – Merry Go Round

When Radio Ruled Podcast – Radio Jukebox 1937 part 3

When Radio Ruled -Radio Jukebox 1937 (part 2) -Old Time Radio Music


This show features songs from Rudy Vallee, Eddie Cantor, Ella Logan, Pinky Tomlin, Gracie Fields, Kate Smith, Phil Harris and others.

Originally Broadcast Live

April 11 – May 23, 1937!

Ella Logan – Scottish Medley

Rudy Vallee Show – Swing your mother in law

Rudy Vallee – Goodbye Boys

Pinky Tomlin – The Love Bug

Fibber and Molly Show – Slap That Bass

Rudy Vallee – Got my love to keep me warm

Gracie Fields – Never Cried So Much

Charlie McCarthy Show – Instrumental “too good for words”

Eddie Cantor – How you gonna keep them down on the farm

Jack Benny Cast – Gonna write myself a letter

Eddie Cantor – Margie

Rudy Vallee – My Little Buckaroo

Kate Smith – Can’t take that away from me

Phil Harris – Nobody

Eddie Cantor – Wake up and Live

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