Radio: New Warmth for NBC

When the networks had to drop ASCAP tunes and arrangements from the U. S. air, they ordered many a swingster to stifle his hot-licks for fear of violating an ASCAP copyright. That was hard on many a younger listener. Aside from hot record programs from independent stations, only reasonably warm music on the radio was the show called ASCAP on Parade, aired by an independent chain on Saturday night. Last week, officially because Producer Billy Rose was too busy with private matters to handle it, more probably because ASCAP was toying with compromise,...

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