Classic Radio Crime Dramas featuring Frank Lovejoy and Jack Webb

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Mon, 05/15/2023 - 11:00pm to Tue, 05/16/2023 - 12:00am

Settle down on a warm evening with of a couple of  crime dramas from the golden age of radio.  First, Frank Lovejoy stars as Randy Stone reporter for the Chicago Star, in the series Night Beat from 1950. While waundering through a riverside carnaval Randy gets caught up in a strange case invovling Mentalo The Mental Marvel. Followed by Jack Webb as jazz musician Pete Kelly, makin' the scene in the Kansas City of the Prohibition Era of the mid 1920's in the series Pete Kelly's Blues. Pete finds out that his old mentor, Gus Truheux who taught Pete how to play the cornet, is wrapped up in a gangland killing. The cops are camped out in the club Pete performs at waiting for Gus to hit up Pete for bus fare.

Episode Playlist

  • Time
    11:01
    Artist
    Miles Davis
    Song
    Générique - Bof Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud
    Album
    Ascenseur Pour L'échafaud
    Label
    BELIEVE - Mon patrimoine musical
  • Time
    11:27
    Artist
    The Warren Barker Orchestra
    Song
    Caper at the Coffee House
    Album
    77 Sunset Strip
    Label
    BELIEVE - AP Music Ltd
  • Time
    11:58
    Artist
    Art Hodes
    Song
    I've Found A New Baby
    Album
    Harmonised Jazz
    Label
    Blooming Jazz Records

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