I would recommend the same query to the ARSC list (ARSCLIST) as well:
Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
On 8/11/2020 1:49 PM, Brian Chidester wrote:
> Hello Everyone...
> I am new to this list. Was recommended to join by David Sager of the
> Library of Congress with whom I spoke with last week about possible old
> radio shows that featured Eden Ahbez---the composer of the American
> standard "Nature Boy."
> Here are the main three shows I am searching for (based in listings from
> newspaper and radio/TV industry publications from 1948-49):
> -June 5, 1948 episode of Alan Lomax's "The Ballad Man" in which he plays
> "Nature Boy" and discusses its lyrics.
> -Fall 1948, unnamed talk show on KMPC-Los Angeles in which Ahbez himself
> hosts five minute segments, talking about health tips and spirituality, and
> playing one song per episode. I have about five news clippings announcing
> this show. No exact dates however.
> -A May 1949 episode of "This Is Broadway," CBS Radio, a talent show
> featuring guest panelists such as big-band legend Artie Shaw and author
> Clifton Fadiman. Ahbez appeared on one of the earliest episodes which
> may've also been filmed and broadcast on television.
> Thanks for taking a look. If anyone knows of any other programs related to
> Ahbez or "Nature Boy" I would be most grateful to find them as well.
> Brian Chidester