Big City Serenade

January 20, 1951 to September 12, 1953
120 episodes known to exist
Big City Serenade was a radio show which ran from January 20, 1951 to September 12, 1953.
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Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
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January 20, 1951 - September 12, 1953
Big City Serenade
120
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Big City Serenade
January 20, 1951 - September 12, 1953
120 episodes known to exist
Music: Joseph Gallicchio and the NBC ORCHESTRA
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
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January 20, 1951 
Salute to Indianapolis, Indiana 
"Yankee Doodle" Announcer: Henry Cook 
30:00 

 
25 
May 19, 1951 
Salute to Boston, Massachusetts 
"Yankee Doodle" Announcer: Henry Cook 
30:00 

 
26 
May 26, 1951 
Boise, Idaho 
 
30:00 

 
27 
June 2, 1951 
Rochester, New York 
 
30:00 

 
28 
June 9, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
29 
June 16, 1951 
Salute to St. Louis, Missouri 
 
30:00 

 
30 
June 30, 1951 
Grand Rapids, Michigan 
 
30:00 

 
31 
June 30, 1951 
Salute to Rapid City, South Dakota 
"It's A Big Wide Wonderful World" Narrator" Bob Porter 
30:00 

 
32 
July 9, 1951 
Salt Lake City 
 
30:00 

 
33 
July 14, 1951 
Helena, Montana 
Announcer: Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
34 
July 21, 1951 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
"My Days Have Been So Wonderously Free" Announcer: Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
35 
July 28, 1951 
Salute to San Diego, California 
"Anchors Aweigh" Narrator" Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
36 
August 4, 1951 
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 
"Devil's Dream" Narrator" Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
37 
August 11, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
38 
August 18, 1951 
Natchez, Mississippi 
"Father Of Waters" from "The Mississippi Suite" Announcer: Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
39 
August 25, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
40 
September 1, 1951 
Kansas City, Missouri 
 
30:00 

 
41 
September 8, 1951 
Redding, Pennsylvania 
 
30:00 

 
42 
September 15, 1951 
El Paso, Texas 
Announcer: Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
43 
September 22, 1951 
Honolulu, Hawaii 
 
30:00 

 
44 
September 29, 1951 
Portland, Oregon 
 
30:00 

 
45 
October 6, 1951 
San Juan, Puerto Rico 
Announcer: Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
46 
October 13, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
47 
October 20, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
48 
October 27, 1951 
Cleveland, Ohio 
 
30:00 

 
49 
November 3, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
50 
November 10, 1951 
Montreal, Canada 
 
30:00 

 
51 
November 17, 1951 
Tucson, Arizona 
Announcer: Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
52 
November 24, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
53 
December 4, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
54 
December 8, 1951 
Mobile, Alabama 
Announcer: Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
55 
December 15, 1951 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
56 
December 22, 1951 
Mexico City, Mexico 
Announcer: Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
57 
December 29, 1951 
Reno, Nevada 
Announcer: Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
58 
January 5, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
59 
January 12, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
60 
January 19, 1952 
Salute to Indianapolis, Indiana 
Singer: Skip Farrell, Announcers: Alberto Salvey and Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
61 
January 26, 1952 
New Haven, Connecticut 
 
30:00 

 
62 
February 2, 1952 
Sacramento, California 
Announcer: Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
63 
February 9, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
64 
February 16, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
65 
February 23, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
66 
March 1, 1952 
Des Moines, Iowa 
Announcer: Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
67 
March 8, 1952 
Phoenix, Arizona 
 
30:00 

 
68 
March 15, 1952 
Atlanta, Georgia 
Announcer: Charles Chan 
30:00 

 
69 
March 22, 1952 
Portland, Maine 
Announcer: Jim Lowe 
30:00 

 
70 
March 29, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
71 
April 5, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
72 
April 12, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
73 
April 19, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
74 
April 26, 1952 
Nashville, Tennessee 
 
30:00 

 
75 
May 3, 1952 
Cincinnati, Ohio 
Announcer: Franklin Ferguson 
30:00 

 
76 
May 10, 1952 
Charleston, West Virginia 
Announcer: John Conrad 
30:00 

 
77 
May 17, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
78 
May 24, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
79 
May 31, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
80 
June 7, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
81 
June 14, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
82 
June 21, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
83 
June 28, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 
84 
July 5, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
85 
July 12, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
86 
July 19, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
87 
July 26, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
88 
August 2, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
89 
August 9, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
90 
August 16, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
91 
August 23, 1952 
Duluth, Minnesota 
Announcer: Hugh Downs 
30:00 

 
92 
August 30, 1952 
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 
Announcer: Hugh Downs 
30:00 

 
93 
September 6, 1952 
Spokane, Washington 
Announcer: Hugh Downs 
30:00 

 
94 
September 13, 1952 
Havana, Cuba 
Announcer: Hugh Downs 
30:00 

 
95 
September 20, 1952 
Macon, Georgia 
 
30:00 

 
96 
September 27, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
97 
October 4, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
98 
October 11, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
99 
October 18, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
100 
October 25, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
101 
November 1, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
102 
November 8, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
103 
November 15, 1952 
Quebec City, Canada 
 
30:00 

 
104 
November 22, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
105 
November 29, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
106 
December 6, 1952 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
107 
December 13, 1952 
Little Rock, Arkansas 
 
29:51 

 
108 
December 27, 1952 
Lima, Peru 
Program of 12-20 Pre-Empted for Christmas Special 
29:59 

 
109 
January 3, 1953 
Raleigh, North Carolina 
 
30:00 

 
110 
January 10, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
111 
January 17, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
112 
January 24, 1953 
Pittsfield, Massachusetts 
 
30:00 

 
113 
January 31, 1953 
New Orleans, Louisiana 
 
30:00 

 
114 
February 7, 1953 
Las Vegas, Nevada 
Announcer: Hugh Downs 
30:00 

 
115 
February 14, 1953 
Miami, Florida 
Announcer: Hugh Downs 
30:00 

 
116 
February 21, 1953 
London, England 
 
30:00 

 
117 
February 28, 1953 
Corpus Christi, Texas 
 
30:00 

 
118 
March 7, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
119 
March 14, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
120 
March 21, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
121 
March 28, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
122 
April 4, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
123 
April 11, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
124 
April 18, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
125 
April 25, 1953 
Newark, New Jersey 
 
30:00 

 
126 
May 2, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
127 
May 9, 1953 
Vienna, Austria 
Announcer: Jim Hamilton 
30:00 

 
128 
May 16, 1953 
Springfield, Missouri 
Narrator: Jim Lowe 
30:00 

 
129 
May 23, 1953 
Louisville, Kentucky 
Announcer: Dick Noble 
30:00 

 
130 
May 30, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
131 
June 6, 1953 
Portland, Oregon 
 
30:00 

 
132 
June 13, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
133 
June 20, 1953 
Naples, Italy 
 
30:00 

 
134 
June 27, 1953 
Albany, New York 
 
30:00 

 
135 
July 4, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
136 
July 11, 1953 
San Jose, Costa Rica 
 
30:00 

 
137 
July 18, 1953 
Denver, Colorado 
 
30:00 

 
138 
July 25, 1953 
Tucson, Arizona 
 
30:00 

 
139 
August 1, 1953 
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 
 
30:00 

 
140 
August 15, 1953 
Hibbing, Minnesota 
 
30:00 

 
141 
August 29, 1953 
Edinburgh, Scotland 
 
30:00 

 
142 
September 5, 1953 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
143 
September 12, 1953 
Miami, Florida 
 
30:00 

 
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