Crooners' Corner



Eddie Pola

Dick Bentley

Chappie D'Amato


BBC Regional Programme, 10 June 1938

BBC National Programme, 28 December 1938 and 30 June 1939 (last as "National Crooning Bee")


Ladies vs Gentlemen singing bee.

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Felix Mendelssohn (who for the avoidance of doubt is the British dance band impresario, and not the German romantic composer).


Some big names took part, including Al Bowlly in the first show (along with future Radio 2 DJ Sam Costa) and Adelaide Hall in the third.


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