Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Dick Powell & Dale Evans Supported the USO During WWII

USO Concert Starting 3:49

In case the above link breaks, here's a kludgy cell phone recording

from the Classic Arts Showcase

'Danny Kaye, Dick Powell, Yvonne De Carlo and Dale Evans perform various musical excerpts for the US Navy in 1944'
from the short "A Carrier Comes Home"
(courtesy Brisbane Productions)

First song Powell sang was from "Shipmates Forever" (1935)

 "Don't Give Up the Ship"

The second song Powell sang was from "The Singing Marine" (1937)

 "Song of the Marines"

And Dale Evans - of Roy Rogers fame - also sang in the USO concert

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