Caption: World War II graves at Arlington National Cemetary, Credit: L. Sponsler
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World War II graves at Arlington National Cemetary 

A Salute In Song For Memorial Day

From: Charlie Warren
Length: 01:55:12

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An objective, entertaining, and respectful music/sound chronicle of America’s war history starting with the Civil War, which spurred the eventual creation of Memorial Day. Read the full description.

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A 2 Hour Special (for broadcast as two adjacent hours or separately on two adjoining days) highlighted by music of the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I & II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf, touching also on Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan.  It documents our country’s strife over our entry into some wars, but respectfully acknowledges the hardships of combat, and honors our fighting men and women who have given the ultimate.

 

You’ll witness moments of entertainment and nostalgia with the U.S. Air Force Band, The Navy Band and Country Current, the BBC Orchestra & Royal Air Force Band, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Canadian Brass, Bette Midler; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; Mitch Miller; Steppenwolf; Joan Baez; Jefferson Airplane; plus music from top Broadway shows such as The King & I, Bloomer Girls, Hair, Phantom of the Opera, and  songs from talented unknowns.

You'll hear the heartfelt remembrances of Army and Air Force veterans, including Generals Norman Schwarzkopf
and Colin Powell, and the voices of Presidents Roosevelt, Eisenhower, George H. W. Bush, Clinton, and Obama.

Parts 1 through 6, may be aired with breaks or continuously.  ALL FACTS & FIGURES HAVE BEEN UPDATED FOR 2013.

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Piece Description


A 2 Hour Special (for broadcast as two adjacent hours or separately on two adjoining days) highlighted by music of the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I & II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf, touching also on Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan.  It documents our country’s strife over our entry into some wars, but respectfully acknowledges the hardships of combat, and honors our fighting men and women who have given the ultimate.

 

You’ll witness moments of entertainment and nostalgia with the U.S. Air Force Band, The Navy Band and Country Current, the BBC Orchestra & Royal Air Force Band, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Canadian Brass, Bette Midler; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young; Mitch Miller; Steppenwolf; Joan Baez; Jefferson Airplane; plus music from top Broadway shows such as The King & I, Bloomer Girls, Hair, Phantom of the Opera, and  songs from talented unknowns.

You'll hear the heartfelt remembrances of Army and Air Force veterans, including Generals Norman Schwarzkopf
and Colin Powell, and the voices of Presidents Roosevelt, Eisenhower, George H. W. Bush, Clinton, and Obama.

Parts 1 through 6, may be aired with breaks or continuously.  ALL FACTS & FIGURES HAVE BEEN UPDATED FOR 2013.

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CAPTURING THE MOMENTS

a great presentation of wartime and music of the periods.

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MAGNIFIQUE

Excellent historical tribute to our military.

Broadcast History

WAMC (Northeast Public Radio); KUFM (Montana Public Radio); KGOU, Norman OK; KRTS, Marfa TX; KANU (Kansas Public Radio); KRPS Pittsburg KS; WRVO Oswego/Syracuse NY; KUCB Unalaska AK; WNMU, Marquette, MI; KHNS, Haines, AK; KMUW, Wichita, KS; KAWC, Yuma, AZ; Red River Radio Network, Shreveport, LA; KUSD, South Dakota Public Broadcasting

Timing and Cues

THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM SEGMENTS MAY BE AIRED CONTINUOUSLY, OR WITH BREAKS.

PART 1 - OUT Q: MUSIC: US Navy Band, Eternal Father, Strong To Save, - ANNCR: The U. S. Navy Band and its hymn, "Eternal Father, Strong To Save." This is “A Salute In Song For Memorial Day,” a sound chronicle of American combat, and tribute to the service men and women who have given their lives. I’m Charlie Warren. 19:37

PART 2 - OUT Q: MUSIC:(UP AND OUT) Air Force Hymn ANNCR: You’re listening to “A Salute In Song For Memorial Day,” remembering the effort and sacrifice of the men and women of our military. I’m Charlie Warren. 21:38

PART 3 - OUT Q: MUSIC - Short repeat segment of Glenn Miller Orch. "Serenade in Blue." ANNCR: “A Salute In Song” will continue with more from World War II, the contributions of women, the remembrances of D-Day soldiers, plus music and memories from Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf, including Generals Schwarzkopf and Powell…..all in honor of the men and women who have given the most for our nation. I’m Charlie Warren. 17:05

HOUR 1 TOTAL TIME 58:01

PART 4 - OUT Q:.... Inscribed on the monument are the words "Our Nation Honors Her Sons and Daughters who Answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met.”

Honoring the effort and sacrifice of the men and women of our military, “A Salute In Song For Memorial Day,” continues on to Vietnam, The Persian Gulf, and today. I’m Charlie Warren. 20:52

PART 5 - OUT Q: MUSIC: Country Current,We Are With You, :15 ANNCR: U. S. Commander General Schwarzkopf later expressed misgivings about leaving Saddam Hussein in power. A poll taken in July of 1991 showed that 7 in 10 Americans also believed it was a mistake.

You’re listening to “A Salute In Song For Memorial Day.” I’m Charlie Warren. 27:21

PART 6 - OUT Q: MUSIC: Military Airlift Command Band, No Easy Road To Freedom (OUT AT 8:39)

HOUR 2 TOTAL TIME 57:10

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Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Gary Owen Frederick Fennell conducting members of the Eastman Symphonic Wind Ensemble The Spirit of ’76, Music For Fifes And Drums. Mercury 1976 01:10
I Saw the Vision of Armies by Walt Whitman Joan Baez A Journey Through Time. Vanguard Recordings 1968 01:11
When The Boys Come Home The Five Daughters with Bloomer Girl Chorus And Orchestra Bloomer Girl. Decca 1944 02:17
Dixie Frederick Fennell conducting members of the Eastman Symphonic Wind Ensemble The Spirit of ’76, Music For Fifes And Drums. Mercury 1976 :43
An American Trilogy Mickey Newbury single. Elektra Records 1971 03:46
Eternal Father, Strong To Save US Navy Band, Washington, DC Seawolf. US Navy Recording 06:00
“2001” A Space Odyssey – from Also Sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss Berlin Philharmonic single. Polydor 1968 01:38
Pool Globe Trekker Original Journeys. Pilot Productions 2003 01:00
Salute To John Philip Sousa Canadian Brass Red, White & Brass. Philips Classics 1991 10:21
American Hoedown BBC Concert Orchestra & Central Band of the Royal Air Force The Battle of Britain – 50th Anniversary. Plaza Records Limited 1990 04:25
Air Force Hymn US Air Force Tactical Air Command Band Ceremonial Music. US Air Force Recording 01:01
Over The Rainbow Judy Garland The Wizard of Oz-Selections From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Rhino/Wea 1995 :21
Transformational Music, Richard Wagner, Parisfal Berliner Philharmoniker Teldec Classics International New Releases Fall 1991. For Promotion Only-Not For Sale 1991 :36
Spitfire Prelude BBC Concert Orchestra & Central Band of the Royal Air Force The Battle of Britain – 50th Anniversary. Plaza Records Limited 1990 :20
Lie In The Dark BBC Concert Orchestra & Central Band of the Royal Air Force The Battle of Britain – 50th Anniversary. Plaza Records Limited 1990 02:20
633 Squadron BBC Concert Orchestra & Central Band of the Royal Air Force The Battle of Britain – 50th Anniversary. Plaza Records Limited 1990 02:45
Pennsylvania 6-5000 The Glenn Miller Orchestra directed by Ray McKinley single. Epic Records Memory Lane 1965 :23
Glenn Miller Medley BBC Concert Orchestra & The Central Band of The Royal Air Force The Battle of Britain – 50th Anniversary. Plaza Records Unlimited 1990 06:19
Serenade In Blue The Glenn Miller Orchestra directed by Ray McKinley single. Epic Records Memory Lane 1967 03:22
I'll Be Seeing You Frank Sinatra A Voice In Time. Sony 2007 :15
Opus In Pastels Stan Kenton & His Orchestra Artistry In Rhythm. PlatCD 2001 :41
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Bette Midler The Devine Miss M. Atlantic 1972 02:26
The Longest Day Mitch Miller with His Orchestra & Chorus single. Columbia 1962 02:02
The Longest Day Maurice Jarre The Ultimate World War Movie Theme Collection (Soundtrack). Silva America 2004 01:04
The Air Force Hymn US Air Force Tactical Air Command Band Ceremonial Music. US Air Force Recording 01:01
The Theme From M*A*S*H Al DeLory single. Capitol Records 1972 01:43
Pool Globe Trekker Original Journeys. Pilot Productions Ltd. 2003 :35
Getting To Know You Anna (Deborah Kerr) & The Chorus The King And I. Capitol Records 20th Century Fox 1956 03:48
The Army Goes Rolling Along, The Caisson Song US Air Force Tactical Air Command Band Ceremonial Music. US Air Force Recording 01:02
Saigon Globe Trekker Original Journeys. Pilot Productions Ltd. 2003 :53
Born To Be Wild Steppenwolf single. Dunhill Records 1968 02:05
Spoken Comments Adrian Cronauer, Former Armed Forces Radio Saigon DJ Vietnam, A Musical Retrospective. Universal Records 1998 :46
Somebody To Love Jefferson Airplane single. RCA 1968 02:54
Hair Rado, Ragni & Company Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. RCA Victor, Dynagroove 1968 02:55
Find The Cost of Freedom Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young So Far. Atlantic Records 1970 01:54
Lace Maker Globe Trekker Original Journeys. Pilot Productions Ltd. 2003 :53
All I Ask of You Raoul and Christine (Steve Barton & Sarah Brightman) Phantom of the Opera-Original Cast Recording. Really Useful Records 1987 04:13
Desert Storm Globe Trekker Original Journeys. Pilot Productions Ltd. 2003 01:07
Get Out of Kuwait John White single. Not For Sale-Promotional Use Only 1990 02:20
We Are With You Country Current, Unit of US Navy Band single. US Navy Recording 1990 03:13
Desert Storm Globe Trekker Original Journeys. Pilot Productions 2003 01:14
Heal The World Michael Jackson Dangerous. Epic 1992 01:00
No Easy Road To Freedom Military Airlift Command Band-SSgt. Jay Willis vocal Sandblaster. US Air Force Recording 1990 04:15

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