[78-L] Macleish "Air Raid" Columbia album set
lizmcl at midcoast.com.invalid
Thu Oct 29 13:11:34 PDT 2015
Yep, it's definitely Frank Gallop narrating the Columbia album version,
which is also the version in common OTR circulation, minus the "WABC New
York, at the sound of the gong the time will be 2AM" announcement that
appears on the records.
I don't think I've ever come across the actual Columbia Workshop broadcast
of this, but I presume it exists since most of the other Workshop broadcasts
of that period are around.
On 10/29/15 2:47 PM, "David Lennick" <dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid> wrote:
> Welles is not on the recording, but he seems to have been in the original
> broadcast. Also the album runs an odd length (like 31.5' or 33') and has no
>> To: 78-l at klickitat.78online.com
>> Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:07:13 -0400
>> From: dlennick at sympatico.ca.invalid
>> Subject: Re: [78-L] Macleish "Air Raid" Columbia album set
>> I've had it a couple of times, complete and in parts, blue and gold label,
>> and never seen a booklet. dl
>>> Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:02:44 -0400
>>> To: 78-l at klickitat.78online.com
>>> From: lizmcl at midcoast.com.invalid
>>> Subject: [78-L] Macleish "Air Raid" Columbia album set
>>> Recently picked up a very nice copy of this set in its earliest issue -- no
>>> album number, blue pre-CBS "Full Range Recording" Columbia labels with "sold
>>> as a set only" notation -- and am wondering about a couple of things.
>>> Was there any accompanying booklet sold with this version of the album
>>> offering cast credits? The album is extremely generic, with no liner notes
>>> on the inner cover.
>>> And when, exactly, was this performance recorded? It doesn't seem to be
>>> taken from the live broadcast of 10/27/38, since two of the sides are marked
>>> as second takes.
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