Episode 17: Thursday September 10th, 2009.
“…coming to you live on Thursday, September 10th from aboard the Graf Zeppelin, floating above the 1933 Century of Progress World’s fair in Chicago…”
- Hires Root Beer Rootin’ Tootin’ Theme (Opening Theme) – Blossom Dearie
- Puttin’ Up The Groceries – R. Stevie Moore
- How Are Things In Glocca Morra – Sonny Rollins
- Hitchcock Railway – Jose Feliciano
- Love Is The Sweetest Thing – Ray Noble & his Orchestra with Al Bowlly
- Funk #48 – The James Gang
- He Stopped Loving Her Today – George Jones
- What Kind Of Man Are You? – The Raelettes
- Cubs Report
- Maybe It’s Because – Dick Haymes
- Withered And Died – Elvis Costello
- Mel Torme – Careless Hands
- Stormy Weather – Leo Reisman & his Orchestra with Harold Arlen
- Don’t Worry About The Government – Talking Heads
- Ballad Of The Runaway Horse – Jennifer Warnes
- It’s A Mean World – B.B. King
- The Last Roundup – George Olsen & His Orchestra
- Sweet Thursday (Closing Theme) – Johnny Mathis
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By necessity, the live broadcast is in mono at slightly reduced quality. The archived shows are in glorious stereo and feature higher fidelity.