4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Popular music--United States--1941-1950.

  1. Manfred F. DeMartino collection of CBS radio scripts, 1943-1945

    .42 linear feet (1 box). -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scripts and a photograph acquired by Manfred F. DeMartino while working backstage at CBS radio during the mid-1940s. Includes scripts for the Frank Sinatra Show, Philip Morris Playhouse, and Your Hit Parade.

  2. Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, circa 1815, 1929-2002

    34 boxes (18 linear feet); 198 folders.. 11 sound cylinders : analog.. 441 sound discs : analog ; various sizes.. 32 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 1 sound cassette : analog.. circa 200 photographs : photographic prints, negatives ; various sizes.. 12 drawings.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Eloise Hubbard Linscott’s collection of research materials for her book, Folk Songs of Old New England (1939) and other folk music research through about 1955. The collection includes correspondence; music transcriptions; sound recordings of folk music, lectures, and radio broadcasts; photographs of Linscott's informants; documentation of events and trips within New England; plus some materials from her estate, dated circa 1815-2002.

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  3. Chordettes collection of musical arrangements, 1938-1995

    870 items. 11 containers. 3.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Chordettes was an American female vocal quartet popular during the 1950s and early 1960s. The collection contains orchestra and band arrangements for songs, medleys, and jingles, including their hits "Mr. Sandman" and "Lollipop." It also includes a small amount of photographs.

  4. Nelson Riddle arrangements for Billy Eckstine, 1950-1957

    approximately 350 items. 7 containers. 2.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nelson Riddle (1921-1986) was a trombonist, composer, and arranger who worked with prominent vocalists during the 1940s through 1960s, including Nat King Cole, Billy Eckstine, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, and Frank Sinatra. Eckstine (1914-2019) was an American popular and jazz singer and bandleader. The Nelson Riddle Arrangements for Billy Eckstine consists of holograph scores and printed parts for arrangements of popular songs that Riddle created for Eckstine during the 1950s.