Hop on the star-studded show train as Gordon MacRae sings and stars in the first volume of The Railroad Hour, a lush and tuneful series of musical programs offering vest-pocket versions of musical comedies and operettas - everything from the romantic melodies of Victor Herbert and Sigmund Romberg right through to the musical comedies of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and Irving Berlin as well as familiar collections of popular melodies.
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In these warm and stylish half hours, MacRae is joined by a host of leading ladies, including Lucille Norman, Dorothy Kristen, and Jane Powell as well as the Norman Luboff Choir, Carmen Dragon and the Railroad Hour Orchestra, and announcer Marvin Miller. These rare and wonderful shows have been transferred from original master recordings for breathtaking audio fidelity. Chapters: #1 Irene; #2 Jubilee; #3 Rosalie; #4 Musical Memories of 1933; #5 Showboat; #6 A Salute to Ethelbert Nevin; #7 Music in the Air; #8 A Salute to Mack Gordon and Josef Myrow; #9 Sunny; and more.