California Melodies

March 28, 1940 to February 18, 1948
153 episodes known to exist
California Melodies was a variety / music shows radio show which ran from March 28, 1940 to February 18, 1948. It starred Maxine Gray and Art Tatum (till 7-11-40).
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March 28, 1940 - March 31, 1943
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April 7, 1943 - December 24, 1944
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February 18, 1948 - February 18, 1948
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California Melodies
March 28, 1940 - March 31, 1943
141 episodes known to exist
Music: David Rose
Stars: Maxine Gray, Art Tatum (till 7-11-40)
Announcer: Bill Gordon
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March 28, 1940 
Meet Dave Rose 
Intro Of New Series and intro of Dave Rose as the new Music Director of KHJ, Los Angeles. With Betty Jane Rhodes "All In Fun" "Trapped In The Mood" "I Get A Kick Out Of You" "Love Here in the Scarlett Hour" "All the Things You Are" "Summertime" (Porgy and Bess). This was a combination Audition and First program. 
29:30 

 
April 18, 1940 
California Melodies Show 2 
"Last Night's Gardinias" "It's De Lovely" "Gaucho Serenade" "It Ain't Necessarily So" "All the Things You Are" "Alice Blue Gown" "How Deep is the Ocean" "Get Happy" 
29:30 

 
April 25, 1940 
California Melodies Show 3 
"Lady Be Good" "Say It" "Beautiful Love" "Humoresque" "Dianne" "Rain On The Roof" "Down Mexico Way" "The Shout" "Irish Washer Woman" 
29:30 

 
May 2, 1940 
California Melodies Show 4 
"It's a Blue World" "Let There Be Love" "Indefinite Rhythm" "Tea For Two" "Exactly Like You" "Lullaby In Rhythm" "Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams" "A Soprano's Nightmare" 
29:30 

 
May 9, 1940 
California Melodies Show 5 
"How High the Moon" "The Singing Hills" "Begin the Beguine" "Ellegy" "Yesterday" "All In Fun" "If I Had You" "All the Things You Are" 
29:30 

 
May 16, 1940 
California Melodies Show 6 
"Devil May Care" "My My" "Temptation" "I Got Rhythm" "Lotus Land" "Secrets In The Moonlight" "Sweet Loraine" "Swing A Tune" 
29:30 

 
May 30, 1940 
California Melodies Show 7 
"Blue Room" "Twilight In May" "Moonlight On The Ganghi" "Memories of You" "Yours Is My Heart Alone" "Goodnight Sweetheart" "Yes We Have No Bananas" "It Had To Be You" "This Can't Be Love" 
29:30 

 
June 6, 1940 
California Melodies Show 8 
"The Carioca" "You And Who Else" "My Heart Stood Still" "The Hour of Parting" "Imagination" "Serenade in Blue" "Dark Eyes" "Getting Nowhere Fast Without an Elephant and Four Gun Bearers Lullaby" 
29:30 
June 13, 1940 
California Melodies Show 9 
"Beyond the Blue Horizon" "Six Lessons From Madam Lazonga" "Dear Old Southland" "Louise" "Summer Nights" "Let There Be Love" "Gaucho Serenade" "Rosetta" "Minuet in G". 
29:30 

 
10 
June 20, 1940 
California Melodies Show 10 
"Somebody Loves Me" "Say It" "In a Sentemental Mood" "I Thought About You" "The Contenental" "Fools Rush In" "The Gorman" "Too Marvelous For Words" "The Musicians Cause" 
29:30 

 
11 
June 27, 1940 
California Melodies Show 11 
"Dardenella" "Under A Blanket Of Blue" "Blue Love Birds" "Stompin' At The Savoy" "The Man I Love" "I'm Stepping Out With A Memory Tonight" "'S Marvelous" "I'll Never Be The Same" "Golden Wedding" 
29:30 
12 
July 4, 1940 
California Melodies Show 12 
"Devil May Care" "With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair" "Fame" "Where Or When" "Night And Day" "You Can't Brush Me Off" "What Is There To Say?" "Humoresque" "The Easter Time Is The Time For Eggs, The Time For Eggs Is The Easter Time". 
29:30 

 
13 
July 11, 1940 
California Melodies Show 13 
"Relax" "Blue Love Birds" "La Conga" "Body And Soul" "Lotus Land" "Rain On The Roof" "Tonight" "I Cried For You" "Get Me Out Of This Trunk" Final Show with Art Tatum 
29:30 

 
14 
July 18, 1940 
California Melodies Show 14 
 
29:30 

 
15 
July 25, 1940 
George Gershwin Salute 
Tribute to George Gershwin on the 3rd anniversary of his death. "Oh! Lady Be Good" "The Man I Love" "It Ain't Necessarily So" "The Main Floor" "Do, Do, Do, What You've Done Before, Baby" "Love Walked In" "Summertime". Discs 1 & 3 only (Disc 2 missing). 
20:40 

 
16 
August 1, 1940 
California Melodies Show 16 
"Midnight In Paris" "Big Ben" "Dreaming Out Loud" "Indefinite Rhythm" "Whispers In The Dark" "With My Concertina" "This Is The Beginning Of The End" "Wintergreen For President" Final Show of the season. 
29:30 
17 
September 21, 1940 
California Melodies Show 17 
First show of the 1941 season "Get Me Out Of This Trunk" "The Breeze And I" "Angel Beware" "Major Theme From Rocmananoff Seventh Concerto" "The Washboard Blues" "I Can't Resist You" "Fable Of The Rose" "Minuet in G" 
29:30 

 
18 
September 26, 1940 
California Melodies Show 18 
 
29:30 

 
19 
October 4, 1940 
California Melodies Show 19 
"Melody In F" "My Heart Stood Still" "I'm Stepping Out With A Memory Tonight" "Dance Of The Sugarplum Fairy" "I'll Never Smile Again Until I Smile At You" "Angel Beware" "The Call Of The Canyon" "Perfidia" "Dance Boheme" 
29:30 

 
20 
October 11, 1940 
California Melodies Show 20 
"Sometimes I'm Happy" "Strange Enchantment" "Do, Do, Do" "Alice Blue Gown" "The Tango" "Poinciana" "'S Wonderful" "Just A Few Thrills Ago" "Cielito Lindo" "A Sorprano's Nightmare" 
29:30 

 
21 
October 19, 1940 
California Melodies Show 21 
"Valencia" "Your's Is My Heart Alone" "Lullaby In Rhythm" "Hour Of Parting" "Yes We Have No Banana's" "If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight" "The Same Old Story" "I Get A Kick Out Of You" "All The Things You Are" 
29:30 

 
22 
October 26, 1940 
California Melodies Show 22 
"Ain't Misbehavin'" A Small Hotel" "I Can't Resist You" "The Rhumba" "Blue Love Birds" "Camptown Races" "Hands Across The Table" "Moonlight On The Gangis" "Peter, Peter, Pumkin Eater" 
29:30 

 
23 
November 2, 1940 
California Melodies Show 23 
"Dreaming Out Loud" Incomplete - Missing Discs 1 & 3 
10:00 

 
24 
November 9, 1940 
California Melodies Show 24 
"Dardenella" "Dream Souvenir" "Rendezvous In Rio" "You Forgot To Remember" "The Continental" "How Deep Is The Ocean" "Dot Si Suelo" "Somebody Loves Me" "The Golden Wedding" 
29:30 

 
25 
November 16, 1940 
California Melodies Show 25 
"Wintergreen For President" "Two Dreams Met" "Angel Beware" "The Fable of the Rose" "It Ain't Necessarily So" "I'd Climb The Highest Mountain" "There I Go" "The Rhumba" "Honeysuckle Rose" 
29:30 

 
26 
November 23, 1940 
California Melodies Show 26 
"Viela" "Moon Of Monacura" "So! You're The One" "Feather Suite" "Temptation" "Blue Love Bird" "Night & Day" 
29:30 

 
27 
November 30, 1940 
California Melodies Show 27 
"Just One Of Those Things" "Perfidia" "My, My" "How High The Moon" "The Daring Young Man On His Flying Trapeze" "Tea For Two" "It Serves Me Right" "Gaucho Serenade" "Pagan Love Song" 
29:30 

 
28 
December 7, 1940 
California Melodies Show 28 
"Midnight In Paris" "A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody" "I Gave You My Word" "The Nightingale Sang I Barkley Square" "Summer Night" "The Conga" "It's De Lovely" "Intermezzo" "Dear Old Southland" 
29:30 

 
29 
December 14, 1940 
California Melodies Show 29 
"The Barkerell" "I Hear A Rapsody" "Cheriberriben" "Kiss Me Again" "When Day Is Done" "As We Sit Brooding" "Rain On The Roof" "Plantation Moods" Jan Rubini Guests 
29:30 

 
30 
December 21, 1940 
California Melodies Show 30 
""Up To My Heart In Love" "Ande Lucia" "Up To My Heart In Love" "Irish Washerwoman" "Waltz Vienese" "Over The Wave" "The Same Old Story" "Big Ben" Maxine, David and Bill wish everyone a Merry Christmas at end of show. 
29:30 

 
31 
December 28, 1940 
California Melodies Show 31 
 
29:30 

 
32 
January 4, 1941 
California Melodies Show 32 
"Overture To A Wild Rose", "We Could Make Such Beautiful Music Together" "El Marasaro" "Can't Ya' Tell" "Dancing With You" "The Bowery" "There I Go" "Memento Antique" 
29:30 

 
33 
January 11, 1941 
California Melodies Show 33 
"Hymn To The Evening Star" "Time Stood Still" "Hymn To The Sun" "It All Comes Back To Me Now" "Perfidia" "Slavic Dance #10" "So You're The One" "Silver Threads Among The Gold" 
29:30 

 
34 
January 18, 1941 
California Melodies Show 34 
"Martha" "Deserted City" "Walkin By The River" "The Old Oaken Bucket" "Pavane" "All I Desire" "Ukelele Finale" 
29:30 

 
35 
January 25, 1941 
California Melodies Show 35 
"Juanita" "Years From Now" "Valse Triste" "Can't Ya' Tell" "La Paloma" "Ruby" "Frenisi" "Opus 6, Number 6 - Jitterbug Fantasy" 
29:30 

 
36 
February 1, 1941 
California Melodies Show 36 
"Do I Worry" "Come Down To Earth My Angel" 
29:30 

 
37 
February 8, 1941 
California Melodies Show 37 
"There'll Be Some Changes Made" "It All Comes Back To Me Now" 
29:30 

 
38 
February 15, 1941 
California Melodies Show 38 
"Walkin' By The River" "Let's Dream This One Out" 
29:30 

 
39 
February 22, 1941 
California Melodies Show 39 
"Fishin'" "Keep An Eye On Your Heart" 
29:30 

 
40 
March 1, 1941 
California Melodies Show 40 
"Humoresque" "Intermezzo" "Do I Worry" "Old Folks At Home" "Can't You See" "Siesta Time In Monterey" "Get Me Out Of This Trunk" 
29:30 

 
41 
March 8, 1941 
California Melodies Show 41 
"Bestla Juba" "Here In The Velvet Night" "Red Moon Of The Carabe - Rhumba Con Carne" "There'll Be Some Changes Made" "Loch Lomand" "High On A Windy Hill" "Eratic Interlude" 
29:30 

 
42 
March 15, 1941 
California Melodies Show 42 
"Liebestrum" "Two Hearts That Passed In The Night" "Up To My Heart In Love" "Slavonic Dance #10" "The Bowery" "May I Never Love Again" "Dance Boem" 
29:30 

 
43 
March 22, 1941 
California Melodies Show 43 
"Dear Old Southland" I Love Thee" "4:20 am" "Love Is" "Chopin's Prelude #2" "Danse Macabre" "Perfidia" "A Salute To Big Ben" 
29:30 

 
44 
March 29, 1941 
California Melodies Show 44 
"Twist Of The Wrist" "Love And I" 
29:30 

 
45 
April 5, 1941 
California Melodies Show 45 
"So Sweet" "Fishin'" 
29:30 

 
46 
April 12, 1941 
California Melodies Show 46 
"#10 Lullaby Lane" "Frenesi" "High On A Windy Hill" 
29:30 

 
47 
April 19, 1941 
California Melodies Show 47 
 
29:30 

 
48 
April 26, 1941 
California Melodies Show 48 
"With A Twist Of The Wrist" "It All Comes Back To Me Now" "Dark Eyes" 
29:30 

 
49 
May 3, 1941 
California Melodies Show 49 
"These Things You Left Me" "Everything Happens To Me Now" 
29:30 

 
50 
May 10, 1941 
California Melodies Show 50 
"All Through the Night" "Who, Sho, Who" "Lake Windemere" "My Sister And I" 
29:30 

 
51 
May 17, 1941 
California Melodies Show 51 
"As I Remember You" "Amapola" 
29:30 

 
52 
May 24, 1941 
California Melodies Show 52 
"Do, Do, Do" "Is It So" 
29:30 

 
53 
May 31, 1941 
California Melodies Show 53 
"People Like Me" "Sombody Loves You" "Hollywood Blvd" "I Can't Get Started With You" 
29:30 

 
54 
June 7, 1941 
California Melodies Show 54 
"Love Is The Greatest Thing" "Million Dollar Baby" 
29:30 

 
55 
June 14, 1941 
California Melodies Show 55 
"Goodnight Sweetheart" "You Stepped Out Of A Dream" "Flamingo" "Lady Be Good" "The Very Thought Of You" "Limehouse Blues" "Yesterdays" 
29:30 

 
56 
June 21, 1941 
California Melodies Show 56 
"Beyond The Blue Horizon" "Judy" "Amapola" "Afternoon of the Fawn" "Elegy" "I Understand" "Play, Fiddle, Play" 
29:30 

 
57 
June 28, 1941 
California Melodies Show 57 
"Yours" "Si I Like You Very Much" 
29:30 

 
58 
July 5, 1941 
Hollywood Blvd - Maxine Is Ill 
"Sorcerer's Apprentice" "Apple Blossom Time" " Tale Of The Young Prince & Princess" "Walk Me Down To The Chitlands" "Vienese Waltz" "Hollywood Blvd" & Award 
30:00 

 
59 
July 12, 1941 
California Melodies Show 59 
"S' Wonderful" "Do, Do, Do" 
29:30 

 
60 
July 19, 1941 
California Melodies Show 60 
"Fishin'" "Bewitched" (Last Show Of The Present Series) Disk Is Very Badly Damaged - Playable 
29:30 

 
61 
August 16, 1941 
California Melodies Show 61 
"The Things I Love" " Perfidia" (1st Show Of The New Series) 
29:30 

 
62 
August 23, 1941 
California Melodies Show 62 
"Faniqule, Faniquli" "Where In The World" "Make My Day Complete" "Fall Duet" "Chinese Conga" "You And I" "Bewitched" "Lotus Land" 
29:30 

 
63 
August 30, 1941 
California Melodies Show 63 
"Minnie From Trinidad" "Somehow It Changes The Mood" "Your Dangerous" "Babalu" "If It's You" "Peter, Peter Pumpkin Eater" "You Stepped Out Of A Dream" "Begin The Beguine" 
29:30 

 
64 
September 6, 1941 
California Melodies Show 64 
"You And I" "I Went Out Of My Way" 
29:30 

 
65 
September 13, 1941 
California Melodies Show 65 
"Love Me A Little Little" "Yours" 
29:30 

 
66 
September 20, 1941 
California Melodies Show 66 
"Angel Beware" "Concerto For Two" 
29:30 

 
67 
September 27, 1941 
California Melodies Show 67 
"Wasn't It You" "There'll Be Some Changes Made" 
29:30 

 
68 
October 4, 1941 
Nursary Rhymes 
"Everybody Step" "Easy Street" "I'll Wait For You" "Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen" "Judy" "At 4:20 A.M." "Siesta Time In Monterey" "Nursary Without Rhyme" 
29:30 

 
69 
October 11, 1941 
The Songs of Harold Arlen 
"I Love a Parade" "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" "You're A Builder Upper" "Blues In The Night" "Stormy Weather" Says Who, Says You, Says I" "I Got A Right To Sing The Blues" "Last Night When We Were Young" 
29:30 

 
70 
October 18, 1941 
California Melodies Show 70 
"Easy Street" "I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire" 
29:30 

 
71 
October 25, 1941 
California Melodies Show 71 
"Time Was" "Two Other People" 
29:30 

 
72 
November 1, 1941 
California Melodies Show 72 
"S' Wonderful" "I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good" 
29:30 

 
73 
November 8, 1941 
California Melodies Show 73 
"You Still Belong To Me" "Concerto For Two" 
29:30 

 
74 
November 15, 1941 
California Melodies Show 74 
"Humpty Dumpty Heart" "I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire" 
29:30 

 
75 
November 22, 1941 
California Melodies Show 75 
I'm Thrilled" "Time Was" 
29:30 

 
76 
November 29, 1941 
California Melodies Show 76 
"Rosie O'Day" "White Cliffs Of Dover" 
29:30 

 
77 
December 6, 1941 
California Melodies Show 77 
"Pocopacapetal" "I Got A Right To Sing The Blues" 
29:30 

 
78 
December 15, 1941 
California Melodies Show 78 
"Do You Care" "Little Man With A Great Big Lollypop" 
29:30 

 
79 
December 20, 1941 
California Melodies Show 79 
"Humpty Dumpty Heart" "Christmas Special" Christmas Program 
29:30 

 
80 
December 27, 1941 
California Melodies Show 80 
"A Season's Presence" "I Miss You" 
29:30 

 
81 
January 3, 1942 
California Melodies Show 81 
"I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good" "White Cliffs Of Dover" 
29:30 

 
82 
January 10, 1942 
California Melodies Show 82 
"Lullaby In Rhythm" "I Like To Make Music" 
29:30 

 
83 
January 17, 1942 
California Melodies Show 83 
"Smiling" "Rose O'Day" 
29:30 

 
84 
January 24, 1942 
California Melodies Show 84 
"Pocopacapetal" "This Love Of Mine" 
29:30 

 
85 
January 31, 1942 
California Melodies Show 85 
"Right In Their Own Back Yard" "Miss You" 
29:30 

 
86 
February 7, 1942 
California Melodies Show 86 
"Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead" "Ill Wind" "How About You" "Alice Blue Gown" "Ancient Arabian Cake-Walk" "Blues In The Night" "Blue Moonlight" 
29:30 

 
87 
February 14, 1942 
California Melodies Show 87 
"Begin The Beguine" Memories Of You" "How Long Did I Dream" "String Of Pearls" The Flower Song (Carmen)" "The Shrine Of Saint Cecilia" "This Song Is For You" 
29:30 

 
88 
February 21, 1942 
California Melodies Show 88 
"I Don't Want To Walk Without You" "Make My Day Complete" 
29:30 

 
89 
February 28, 1942 
California Melodies Show 89 
"I Said No" "How Do I Know It's Real" 
29:30 

 
90 
March 7, 1942 
California Melodies Show 90 
 
29:30 

 
91 
March 14, 1942 
California Melodies Show 91 
"I'll Never Forget" "Deep In The Heart Of Texas" 
29:30 

 
92 
March 21, 1942 
California Melodies Show 92 
"Somebody Loves Me" "Who" "The Shrine Of Saint Cecilia" 
29:30 

 
93 
March 28, 1942 
California Melodies Show 93 
"Sometimes" "How About You" 
29:30 

 
94 
April 4, 1942 
California Melodies Show 94 
"Miss You" "Winsokie" 
27:30 

 
95 
April 11, 1942 
California Melodies Show 95 
"Thou Swell" "If You Are But A Dream" "How Do I Know It's Real" "The Last Spring" "Embraceable You" "Wintergreen For President" 
27:30 

 
96 
April 18, 1942 
California Melodies Show 96 
"Samson And Delilah" "Poor Little Rich Girl" "Let There Be Love" "Trees" "Brasil" "The Man I Love" 
27:30 

 
97 
April 25, 1942 
California Melodies Show 97 
"I Got A Right To Sing The Blues" "You're A Builder Upper" 
27:30 

 
98 
May 2, 1942 
California Melodies Show 98 
"This Time The Dream's On Me" "Strictly Instrumental" 
27:30 

 
99 
May 9, 1942 
California Melodies Show 99 
"I Remember You" "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree" 
27:30 

 
100 
May 15, 1942 
California Melodies Show 100 
"Sky Lark" "One Dozen Roses" 
27:30 

 
101 
May 23, 1942 
California Melodies Show 101 
"Tangerine" "You Stepped Out Of A Dream" "Hitch Old Dobbin" 
27:30 

 
102 
May 30, 1942 
California Melodies Show 102 
"Skys Are Clear Again" "Who Wouldn't Love You" 
27:30 

 
103 
June 6, 1942 
California Melodies Show 103 
"What Do You Think I Am" "Don't Blame Me" 
27:30 

 
104 
June 13, 1942 
California Melodies Show 104 
"Three Little Sisters" "Sombody's Thinking Or You" 
27:30 

 
105 
June 20, 1942 
California Melodies Show 105 
"One Dozen Roses" "I Remember You" "Falling In Love With Love" 
27:30 

 
106 
June 27, 1942 
California Melodies Show 106 
"Was It Worth It" "I'll Keep The Love Light Burning" 
27:30 

 
107 
July 4, 1942 
California Melodies Show 107 
"Three Little Sisters" "Sky Lark" 
27:30 

 
108 
July 11, 1942 
California Melodies Show 108 
"But Not For Me" "Do It Again" (End Of 2nd Season) 
27:30 

 
109 
August 22, 1942 
California Melodies Show 109 
"I Met Him On Monday" "Wonder When My Baby's Coming Home" (3rd Season Begining) 
27:30 

 
110 
August 29, 1942 
California Melodies Show 110 
"Silver Wings" "Strictly Instrumental" 
27:30 

 
111 
September 5, 1942 
California Melodies Show 111 
"Conchita, Marquita, Lolita,..Lopez" "Be Careful, It's My Heart" "Indefinite Rhythm" 
27:30 

 
112 
September 12, 1942 
California Melodies Show 112 
"My Devotion" "I'm Dreaming Of A White Christmas" 
27:30 

 
113 
September 19, 1942 
California Melodies Show 113 
"Hitch Old Dobbin" "He's My Guy" 
27:30 

 
114 
September 26, 1942 
California Melodies Show 114 
"I Met Him On Monday" "Serenade In Blue" 
27:30 
115 
October 3, 1942 
California Melodies Show 115 
"Take Me" "This Is The Army" (Disc Is Heavily Damaged) 
27:30 
116 
October 10, 1942 
California Melodies Show 116 
"My Devotion" "In Kalamozoo" 
27:30 

 
117 
October 17, 1942 
California Melodies Show 117 
"Ninka" "That Night In Stalingrad" 
27:30 
118 
October 24, 1942 
California Melodies Show 118 
"More Than You Know" "Clancy" "Mr. Five By Five" "Perfidia" 
27:30 

 
119 
October 31, 1942 
Dave Rose Last Show - Joins Army 
"Summertime" "Wind & Rain" "Small Hotel" "All In Fun" "Dance Of The Spanish Onion" "All The Things You Are" (This Show Was Dedicated To All Of David Rose' Favorite Songs)" 
27:30 

 
120 
November 4, 1942 
California Melodies Show 120 
 
29:30 

 
121 
November 11, 1942 
California Melodies Show 121 
"This Is The Army, Mr. Jones" "This Is Worth Fighting For" (Al Sack Takes Over As Music Director From Departed David Rose) 
27:30 

 
122 
November 18, 1942 
California Melodies Show 122 
"Brazil" "Grand Old Flag" "String Of Pearls" "Mary" 
27:30 

 
123 
November 25, 1942 
California Melodies Show 123 
"Everything I've Got Belongs To You" "Take A Chance" 
27:30 

 
124 
December 2, 1942 
California Melodies Show 124 
"A Nightingale" "Day Break" "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" "Dance, Gypsy, Dance" "I Had The Craziest Dream" 
27:30 

 
125 
December 9, 1942 
California Melodies Show 125 
"Weekend In Havana" "Embraceable You" "Danny Boy" "I'm Getting Tired, So I Can Sleep" 
27:30 

 
126 
December 16, 1942 
California Melodies Show 126 
 
29:30 

 
127 
December 23, 1942 
California Melodies Show 127 
"Winter Wonderland" "When The Lights Go On Again" "Jingle Bells" Christmas Program 
27:30 

 
128 
December 30, 1942 
California Melodies Show 128 
"Stormy Weather" "Ten Little Soldiers On A Ten Day Leave" 
27:30 

 
129 
January 6, 1943 
California Melodies Show 129 
"There Are Such Things" "Why Don't You Fall In Love With Me" 
27:30 

 
130 
January 13, 1943 
California Melodies Show 130 
"I Had The Craziest Dream" "Everything I've Got Belongs To You" 
27:30 

 
131 
January 20, 1943 
California Melodies Show 131 
"I'm Getting Tired So I Can Dream" "Day Break" 
27:30 

 
132 
January 27, 1943 
California Melodies Show 132 
"Can't Get Out Of This Mood" "I've Heard That Song Before" 
27:30 

 
133 
February 3, 1943 
California Melodies Show 133 
"That Soldier Of Mine" "As Time Goes By" 
27:30 

 
134 
February 10, 1943 
California Melodies Show 134 
"Because There Are Such Things" "Chinese Lullaby" 
27:30 

 
135 
February 17, 1943 
California Melodies Show 135 
"Why Don't You Fall In Love With Me" "Dearly Beloved" 
27:30 

 
136 
February 24, 1943 
California Melodies Show 136 
"Russian Lullaby" "Moonlight Becomes You" 
27:30 

 
137 
March 7, 1943 
California Melodies Show 137 
 
29:30 

 
138 
March 10, 1943 
California Melodies Show 138 
"Prisoner Of The Sea" "That Old Black Magic" "Got A Touch Of Texas" "For Me And My Gal" "Brig Fair" "Louisiana Hayride" "Take A Chance" "Idaho" 
27:30 

 
139 
March 17, 1943 
California Melodies Show 139 
"La Quito" "The Irish Washerwoman" "Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea" "Six-Pence" "Someone To Watch Over Me" "Deep Night" "Dearly Beloved" "Danny Boy" Saint Patrick's Day Program - Irish songs. 
27:30 

 
140 
March 24, 1943 
California Melodies Show 140 
"Adios" "Your's Is My Heart Alone" "So Beats My Heart For You" "I Can't Get Out Of This Mood" "Briggs Fair" "Honeysuckle Rose" "I Only Have Eyes For You" "Hors Stacato" 
27:30 

 
141 
March 31, 1943 
California Melodies Show 141 
"La Ink Tierjo" "I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby" "It Must Be True" "Spring Song" "Lover" "La Ditana" "My Dream And I" "That Old Black Magic" 
27:30 

 
California Melodies
April 7, 1943 - December 24, 1944
11 episodes known to exist
Ann: Tony La Frano
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June 24, 1944 
Guest: Les Paul 
"Kiss in the Dark" 
30:00 

 
 
July 8, 1944 
 
"Dancing Tamborines" 
30:00 

 
 
December 24, 1944 
Special Christmas Program 
This Is Actually A Special Version Of "California Melodies" But With "Music Depreciation" Cast And Time Slot Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
142 
April 7, 1943 
California Melodies Show 142 
"Dancing In The Dark" 
30:00 

 
143 
April 14, 1943 
California Melodies Show 143 
Marlene Dietrich "Babalu" 
30:00 

 
144 
April 21, 1943 
Guest: Marlene Dietrich 
"Taboo" 
30:00 

 
145 
April 28, 1943 
California Melodies Show 145 
"Kimbamba" 
30:00 

 
146 
May 5, 1943 
California Melodies Show 146 
"Perfidia" 
30:00 

 
147 
May 19, 1943 
Guest: Kanto Karabeli 
 
30:00 

 
148 
May 26, 1943 
California Melodies Show 148 
 
30:00 

 
149 
June 2, 1943 
Prisoner of the Sea 
 
30:00 

 
California Melodies
February 18, 1948 - February 18, 1948
1 episodes known to exist
Music: Harry Zimmerman
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February 18, 1948 
Guest: Ray Anthony 
"Oklahoma", "But None Like You", "Chi-Chi Castinega", "My Cousin Louella", "Lucky To Be Me", "My Bill", "One Familiar Moment At The Candlelight Cafe", "Love Is So Terrific" 
30:00 

 
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