A fascinating historical document as well as a triumph of radio entertainment, LaserLight's reissue of Bing Crosby's Armed Forces broadcasts of 1944-45 include two complete half-hour shows on each disc, with an array of guest stars, comedy sketches, and beautiful standards. The original commercials are included just as broadcasted, and the source material (which came from Crosby's own collection at his alma mater of Gonzaga University) is superb. Best of all, the discs in this series are available at a budget price. Recorded on July 6 and November 30, 1944, these two broadcasts include guests Spike Jones and the Dorsey Brothers and a song list featuring "Tumbling Tumbleweeds," &"Glow Worm," [/RoviLink]"Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby" and [RoviLink="MC"]"Exactly Like You."
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AllMusic Review by John Bush