Music Depreciation

October 29, 1944 to April 22, 1945
24 episodes known to exist
Music Depreciation was a variety / music shows radio show which ran from October 29, 1944 to April 22, 1945.
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Radio series often ran for multiple seasons and/or through many incarnations with different radio networks, sponsors, cast/crew, and revivals after many years.
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Show
# Episodes (Known)
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October 29, 1944 - April 22, 1945
Music Depreciation
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Music Depreciation
October 29, 1944 - April 22, 1945
24 episodes known to exist
Announcer: Tony La Frano COMMENTARY
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October 29, 1944 
 
Herb Jeffries and Illinois Jacquet 
30:00 

 
November 5, 1944 
Black & Blue Danube 
Dale Jones, Eddie Smith "All Of Me" "Paper Moon" "I Can't Get Started" "Sheik Of Arabi" 
30:00 

 
November 12, 1944 
Night Ride 
Pat Kay, Rafael Mendez 
30:00 

 
November 19, 1944 
Syncopation 
Marjorie Himes, Joe Green 
30:00 

 
November 26, 1944 
Little Boy Blue 
Peggy Lee, Murray McEhern 
29:50 

 
December 3, 1944 
Strike Up the Band 
Dan Grissom, Milton Rascin "Three Little Words" "What A Difference A Day Makes" 
30:00 

 
December 10, 1944 
Continental 
Debbie Clair, Billy May 
30:00 

 
December 17, 1944 
Song of India 
Martha Tilton, Skeets Herfurt 
30:00 

 
December 24, 1944 
Special Christmas Program 
THIS IS ACTUALLY A SPECIAL VERSION OF "CALIFORNIA MELODIES" PUT INTO THIS TIME SLOT BUT WITH "MUSIC DEPRECIATION" CAST Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
10 
December 31, 1944 
Bori Bori 
Margaret Whiting, Andre Previn 
30:00 

 
11 
January 7, 1945 
La Cucaracha 
Helen Ward, Shorty Sherock 
30:00 

 
12 
January 14, 1945 
Vulga Boatman 
The Four Notes, Matty Malneck 
30:00 

 
13 
January 21, 1945 
Deep Night 
Pat Kay, Michael Riley 
30:00 

 
14 
February 4, 1945 
Mexican Hat Dance 
The Thrusher Sisters, Jack Jenney 
30:00 

 
15 
February 11, 1945 
Caravan 
Dave Street, Dave Mathews 
30:00 

 
16 
February 18, 1945 
Lullaby of Broadway 
Nora Martin, Andre Previn 
30:00 

 
17 
February 25, 1945 
Tico Tico 
Mel Torme, The Meltones, Willie Smith 
30:00 

 
18 
March 4, 1945 
La Cucaracha 
Anita Boyer, Al Burton 
30:00 

 
19 
March 11, 1945 
Great Day 
Mary Ann Mercer, Dave Matthews 
30:00 

 
20 
March 18, 1945 
Donkey Serenade 
The Barry Sisters, Neil Hefty 
30:00 

 
21 
March 25, 1945 
Bim, Bam, Boom 
Buddy DeVito, Milton Delugg Note: During one of the songs, the sound man shoots off a gun by mistake. 
30:00 

 
22 
April 1, 1945 
Parisian Market 
Corkey Corcoran, Kay Starr 
30:00 

 
23 
April 8, 1945 
There's a Small Hotel 
Julie Kinsler, Paul Carley 
30:00 

 
24 
April 22, 1945 
Last Show 
The Smart Set, Robert Armstrong Show of 4-15 pre-empted 
30:00 

 
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