The Big Record

CBS (ended 1958)


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  • Season 1
    • June 11, 1958
      June 11, 1958
      Episode 38
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are Les Brown & His Band of Renown, singer Vaughn Monroe and singer Bill Hayes. Highlights: Patti sings "Angry", "Fascination", "Middle of an Island", "Chances Are", "I'm Available", "That Reminds Me of You" and "Old Cape Cod". Bill Hayes sings "Very Precious Love" Vaughn Monroe sings "Sentimental Journey". All join in the finale with "I've Grown Accustomed to Your Face".moreless
    • June 4, 1958
      June 4, 1958
      Episode 37
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are comedian Ernie Kovacs, singer Toni Arden and songwriter Mack Gordon. Highlights: Ernie and Patti sing "Witch Doctor". Toni Arden sings "Padre". Patti solos with "Lover Come Back to Me" and "Lover". Mack Gordon on the piano plays a medley of his songs "You'll Never Know", "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and "I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo" with Patti singing along.moreless
    • May 28, 1958
      May 28, 1958
      Episode 36
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are singer Vic Damone, songstress Jeri Southern and The De Castro Sisters. Highlights: Vic sings the title song from "Gigi". Patti & Vic duet with "I Remember It Well". The DeCastro Sisters sing "Teach Me Tonight" and "With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming".
    • May 21, 1958
      May 21, 1958
      Episode 35
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are singer Jo Stafford, comedienne Judy Canova and drummer Buddy Rich. Highlights: Jo Stafford sings "Jambalaya", "Make Love to Me" and "You Belong to Me". Patti and Jo duet with "Accentuate the Positive". Judy digs in to "I Can't Give You Anything But Love". All join in for the finale to "Wabash Cannonball".moreless
    • May 14, 1958
      May 14, 1958
      Episode 34
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are bandleader Harry James and his Orchestra, vocalist Helen Forrest, singer Bill Hayes, singer-actress Florence Henderson and The Deb Tones. Highlights: Patti opens with "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" and solos with "Chanson d'Amour". Harry James and his orchestra take over from there with "I Don't Want to Walk Without You" and "I'm Beginning to See the Light". Helen Forrest sings "Brazilian Sleighbells".moreless
    • May 7, 1958
      May 7, 1958
      Episode 33
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are comedian Bob Hope, British entertainer Frankie Vaughan and pianist Carmen Cavallaro. Highlights: Bob Hope clowns and sings numbers from his new album "Paris Holiday".
    • April 30, 1958
      April 30, 1958
      Episode 32
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are dancer-actor Ray Bolger, singer Pat Suzuki and Freddie Martin & His Orchestra. Highlights: Ray Bolger dances to "Sweet Georgia Brown". Ray joins Patti for a medley of songs from some of his Broadway hits including "Once in Love With Amy" from "Where's Charlie?" Pat Suzuki sings "From this Moment On".moreless
    • April 23, 1958
      April 23, 1958
      Episode 31
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are actress-singer Lizabeth Scott, entertainer Gracie Fields, Tony Pastor and Guy Pastor and The Treniers. Highlights: Gracie Fields performs "Now is the Hour". Patti Page, Gracie Fields and Lizabeth Scott perform "Lollipops". Lizabeth Scott sings "He is a Man" and "Deep Dark Secret". The Treniers perform "Rock 'N Roll Call" and "Rock 'em Pete". Tony and Guy Pastor play a few numbers. Patti sings "If I Were a Bell" and "Another Time, Another Place".moreless
    • April 16, 1958
      April 16, 1958
      Episode 30
      Patti's guests on The Big Record, are pop singer Jimmie Rodgers, singer-actor Dennis Day and Russ Morgan and His Orchestra. Highlights: Patti's big production number is one of the most popular songs written "Take Me Out to the Ballgame". Patti solos with "These Worldly Wonders". Dennis Day sings "Clancy Lowered the Boom". Jimmie Rodgers sings "Till There Was You". Russ Morgan and His Orchestra do a medley and a grand finale including "Lida Rose" and "76 Trombones" from Patti and the guests.moreless
    • April 9, 1958
      April 9, 1958
      Episode 29
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are entertainer Sammy Davis Jr., songstress Lisa Kirk and singer Bill Hayes. Highlights: Sammy sings "The House I Live In". Lisa Kirk joins Patti in "That's What I Like About the South". Lisa solos with "Always True to You Darling in My Fashion". Bill Hayes sings "26 Miles". Patti sings "I'm Looking at the World Through Rose Colored Glasses".moreless
    • April 2, 1958
      April 2, 1958
      Episode 28
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are entertainer Liberace, singer Johnny Mathis, musical-comedy star Sally Ann Howes of "My Fair Lady" as well as the companies performers Edward Mulhare, Reginald Denny, Brian Aherne, Anne Rogers and Hugh Dempster. Highlights: Patti sings "I Never Knew I Could Love Anybody". Sally sings "I Could Have Danced All Night". Liberace performs "I Love a Piano" with Patti singing.moreless
    • March 26, 1958
      March 26, 1958
      Episode 27
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are Xavier Cugat & His Orchestra, singer Abbe Lane, bandleader Ted Lewis and singer Lou Monte. Highlights: Patti sings "It All Depends on You" and "Alleghany Moon". Abbe Lane and Xavier perform "Jungle Concerto". Ted Lewis offers "I've Got a Million Memories". Ted joins Patti with "When You're Smiling".moreless
    • March 19, 1958
      March 19, 1958
      Episode 26
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are actor Tony Randall, singer Julius LaRosa, pop vocalist Mindy Carson, singer Bill Hayes, R&B songstress Nellie Lutcher and The Goofers. Highlights: With Academy Award songs on her mind, Patti builds her big production number around the first one that ever won an award, "The Continental". Songs included are "Back in Your Own Backyard", "You Were Meant for Me", "Crazy Rhythm", "How Do You Speak to An Angel" and "Pogo Stick Polka".moreless
    • March 12, 1958
      March 12, 1958
      Episode 25
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are singer Pearl Bailey, singer-actor Howard Keel, singer-actress Florence Henderson, The Four Voices and the Hawaiian music of Harry Owens and the Orchestra with Hilo Hattie. Highlights: Patti sings "It's A Big Wide Wonderful World" and "Breezing Along With the Breeze". Florence sings "Be Kind To Your Parents". Howard Keel sings "Blue, Blue Hawaii". Howard and Florence duet with "The Hawaiian Wedding Song" Harry Owens and his Orchestra pop up with a luau. All join in for the "Hawaiian War Chant".moreless
    • March 5, 1958
      March 5, 1958
      Episode 24
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are comedian-actress Martha Raye, actor Hugh O'Brian, singer Connie Francis, British singer Frankie Vaughan, singer Alan Dale, The Johnny Long Band and the June Taylor Dancers. Highlights: Martha Raye sets a jovial mood with a medley from "Annie Get Your Gun". Patti and Martha duet on "Anything You Can Do". Connie Francis sings "Who's Sorry Now". Other songs include "Just One of Those Things", "Walking Away" and "Shanty Town". And a rousing finale of "New York's My Home".moreless
    • February 26, 1958
      February 26, 1958
      Episode 23
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are singer Tony Bennett, pop singer Tommy Sands, songstress Eileen Barton, composer Jimmy McHugh, show business veteran Ted Lewis, The Silhouettes and instrumental combo Somthin' Smith & the Redheads. Highlights: Songs include "I Beg of You", "Teenage Crush", "Sing Boy Sing", "Big Guitar", "Will You Still Be Mine", "Get a Job", "It's a Most Unusual Day" and "Belonging to Someone". In a special highlight hostess Patti Page introduces the "composers' corner" featuring a medley of Jimmy McHugh tunes.moreless
    • February 19, 1958
      February 19, 1958
      Episode 22
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are singer Frankie Laine, actor Sal Mineo, David Rose and Dolores Hawkins, Ray Anthony & His Band, The Four Aces and Illinois Jacquet and his Jazz Group. Highlights: Patti opens with "You Make Me Feel So Young". Sal Mineo sings "Little Pigeon" and "I Adore You" from his performance in Dupont Show of the Month's "Aladdin". Patti solos with "Shootin' High" and "Belonging to Someone". David Rose performs "Swinging Shepherd Blues". Dolores Hawkins performs "A Waltz to Remember". Frankie Laine sings a medley of his hit tunes. All join in for the finale of "You Gotta Have Heart".moreless
    • February 12, 1958
      February 12, 1958
      Episode 21
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are singer Ella Fitzgerald, singer-actor Frankie Avalon, The Andrew Sisters, Les Brown Orchestra, veteran song-and-dance man Harry Richman, singer Alan Dale and The Diamonds. Highlights: Harry Richman performs "Puttin' On the Ritz", "I Love a Parade", "Sunny Side of the Street" and "The Birth of the Blues". The Andrew Sisters sing "Pistol Packin' Mama". Ella Fitzgerald sings "St. Louis Blues". Les Brown's Orchestra plays "Sentimental Journey". Other Selections include "It Don't Mean a Thing", "Stroll", "De De Dinah", "You Do Something to Me" and "Sonny Boy". Finale is a wild musical battle between Les Brown and Vic Shoen.moreless
    • February 5, 1958
      February 5, 1958
      Episode 20
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are singer-actress Julie Andrews, Opera star Roberta Sherwood, vocal duo Billy & Lillie, The Everly Brothers, Woody Herman & His Orchestra and Jerry Murad's Harmonicats. Highlights: Julie Andrews sings "Wouldn't It Be Loverly" and "London Pride". Patti & Julie duet with "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off". The Everly Brothers perform "Bye, Bye Blues" and "Wake Up Little Susie". Patti sings "How High the Moon", "A Tune Called Trees" and "Catch a Falling Star". Billy & Lillie sing "La Dee Dah".moreless
    • January 29, 1958
      January 29, 1958
      Episode 19
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are musical comedy star Carol Haney, singer Sam Cooke, singer Eddy Howard, songstress Margaret Whiting, jazzman Louis Jordan, pianist Roger Williams and Xavier Cugat & His Orchestra. Highlights: Margaret Whiting sings "It Might As Well Be Spring". Louis Jordan plays a medley of jazz tunes. Xavier Cugat does "Mambo No. 5". Eddy Howard sings "Careless". Patti sings "At the Hop" and "Sittin' On Top of the World". Carol Haney performs to "Steam Heat".moreless
    • January 15, 1958
      January 15, 1958
      Episode 18
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are singer-actress Carol Channing, Pee Wee Hunt & His Orchestra, The McGuire Sisters, singer Bill Hayes, singer Nick Lucas, harpist Robert Maxwell and The Del Vikings. Highlights: The Del Vikings perform "Whispering Bells". Patti and Carol perform "I Got Rhythm". Patti solos with "Ebbtide". Carol Channing sings "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend". The finale is a capsule version of "The Big Record of 1927" with the whole cast Carol Channing, Pee Wee Hunt, the McGuire Sisters, Nick Lucas and Patti Page all decked out in raccoon coats and tails.moreless
    • January 8, 1958
      January 8, 1958
      Episode 17
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are The Glenn Miller Orchestra led by Ray McKinley with the Modernaires, singer Ray Eberle, songstress Jane Morgan, Fats Domino, singer-pianist Jerry Lee Lewis, singer-actress Dorothy Collins, Country music singer George Hamilton IV and accordionist Will Glahe from Germany. Highlights: Fats Domino performs "Blueberry Hill". Jerry Lee Lewis explodes with "Great Balls of Fire". George Hamilton IV sings "Why Don't They Understand". Patti and Jane do a duet to "Available". Will Glahe performs "Liechtensteiner Polka". The Glenn Miller Orchestra do a medley of "In the Mood", "At Last" and "Chattanooga Choo Choo".moreless
    • January 1, 1958
      January 1, 1958
      Episode 16
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are singer-actress Eartha Kitt, Louis Prima & Keely Smith, Opera star Jan Peerce, singers Johnny Mathis and Don Cornell, Dennis James, wife Mickey, and 18-month-year-old son Randy live from their home in New Rochelle, N.Y. Dennis and Mickey give a short tour of their home and then Dennis does a Kellogg's commercial from their kitchen. Highlights: Patti sings "I Get a Kick Out of You". Don Cornell sings a medley of hits. Keely Smith performs "When Your Lover has Gone". Jan Peerce does "Bluebird of Happiness". Patti and Jan Peerce sing a duet. All join in for "When the Saints Go Marchin' In".moreless
    • December 25, 1957
      December 25, 1957
      Episode 15
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are actress Terry Moore, actor Lloyd Nolan, Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra, singer Paul Anka, 1920's singing star Gene Austin and Danny & the Juniors. Highlights: Sammy Kaye who joins hostess Patti Page in a Christmas program of traditional yule songs. And flashback performances with Della Reese's "That Reminds Me", Tony Bennett's "In the Middle of an Island" and Patti singing "Old Cape Cod".moreless
    • December 18, 1957
      December 18, 1957
      Episode 14
      Patti's guests for The Big Record are Margaret Truman, singer Vic Damone, Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra, singer Mel Torme, Gene Autry & the Riders of the Purple Sage, Latin American pop singer Lucho Gatica and ventriloquist-singer-dancer Angele McNeil Highlights: A live pickup from the premiere of Bridge on the River Kwai with William Holden, Jack Hawkins and Geoffrey Horne and the stirring "March from the River Kwai" was performed by composer Mitch Miller.moreless
    • December 11, 1957
      December 11, 1957
      Episode 13
      Patti Page's guests for The Big Record are Kate Smith, Count Basie & His Orchestra, Opera star Jan Peerce, performer Gogi Grant, musician Jill Corey, singer-actor Bill Hayes, The Four Esquires and a midwest act known as "Marie Adams and the Three Tons of Joy". Highlights: Count Basie swings with "The One O'Clock Jump". Gogi Grant sings some of the tunes she recorded for her off-screen assignment in "The Helen Morgan Story". Kate Smith sings "I've Got the World on a String". Patti sings "The One I Love Belongs to Somebody Else."moreless
    • December 4, 1957
      December 4, 1957
      Episode 12
      Patti Page's guests for The Big Record are Benny Goodman & His Quartet, entertainer Sammy Davis Jr., singer-songwriter Paul Anka, songstress Jaye P. Morgan, performer Gogi Grant, singer Jimmie Rodgers, Latin American pop singer Lucho Gatica and accordionist Dick Contino.Highlights: Patti sings "Just in Time" and "All My Love". Patti teams up with Benny Goodman for a medley including "Gotta Be This or That", "Sweet Georgia Brown", "Body and Soul" and "Somebody Loves Me". Sammy Davis Jr. does some impressions of show business folk. Paul Anka sings "Diana". Jimmie Rodgers sings "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine". Dick Contino performs "Around the World". Jaye P. Morgan with her three brothers perform "Yes, Indeed". Jaye and Patti duet with "Birth of the Blues".moreless
    • November 27, 1957
      November 27, 1957
      Episode 11
      Patti Page's guests for The Big Record are singer Johnnie Ray, Jazz pianist Erroll Garner, singer Georgia Gibbs, actor Walter Slezak, French songstress Guylaine Guy and The Shepherd Sisters. Highlights: Patti starts the show with "Baby Mine". Georgia Gibbs does "Dance With Me, Henry" and a medley of her tunes. Patti sings "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm" and "I'll Remember You". Three pianists Erroll Garner, Ralph Font and Billy Maxted do a medley of "Tea For Two" and "Walking My Baby Back Home". Johnnie Ray sings "Cry" and "The Little White Cloud". The Shepherd Sisters sing "Alone", Walter Slezak offers "To My Wife" (from "Fanny") Walter, Guylaine Guy and Patti close out with an amusing "special" lyrics to "Friendship". All join in for the finale with "Home For the Holidays".moreless
    • November 20, 1957
      November 20, 1957
      Episode 10
      Patti Page's guests for The Big Record are singer Eydie Gorme, drummer Gene Krupa, comedian Jack Carter, bandleader Cab Calloway, singer Lonnie Satin, The Hi-Lo's, songstress Helen O'Connell, Dorsey vocalist Bob Eberle and The Dorsey Orchestra. Highlights: Patti opens with "Crazy Rhythm" and duets with Eydie Gorme to "What Ever Happened to the Good Old Songs". The Hi-Lo's perform "Special Kind of Love". Gene Krupa solos with "Dark Eyes" and Trini Reyes dances to his "Drum Boogie". Old memories stir when Helen O'Connell, Bob Eberle and the Dorsey Orchestra perform "Green Eyes" just like it was done in 1941.moreless
    • November 13, 1957
      Patti Page's guests for The Big Record are actress-singer Gale Storm, singer Guy Mitchell, bandleader Harry James, Bill Haley and the Comets, singer Jack Jones and Irish singer Ruby Murray. Highlights: Patti opens with "The Best Things in Life Are Free" then sings "When I Fall In Love" and "The Lady is a Tramp". Bill Haley and the Comets perform "Rock Around the Clock. Gale Storm sings a medley of "Dark Moon", "I Hear You Knockin'" and "Go 'Way From My Window". Jack Jones sings "Born to Be Lucky". Guy Mitchell croons "C'mon Let's Go". Ruby Murray does "When Irish Eyes are Smiling". Harry James delivers a medley of old favorites.moreless
    • November 6, 1957
      November 6, 1957
      Episode 8
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are singer-actress Polly Bergen, Guy Lombardo & His Orchestra, Peruvian soprano Yma Sumac, singer Nick Todd, singer-actor Bill Hayes and the team of Cindy & Lindy. Highlights: Patti and Polly mimick other femme stars Martha Raye, Lena Horne and Sophie Tucker. Patti sings "I Went to Your Wedding". Polly does "The Party's Over". Nick Todd whose big brother is singer Pat Boone, delivers "Plaything".moreless
    • October 30, 1957
      October 30, 1957
      Episode 7
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are singer Sarah Vaughan, comic actor Stanley Holloway, pianist George Shearing, singer Andy Williams, songstress Teresa Brewer and The Four Coins. Highlights: Sarah Vaughan sings "Please, Mr. Brown". Andy Williams sings "Lips of Wine". George Shearing performs "Lullaby of Birdland". Teresa Brewer does "You Send Me". The Four Coins perform "My One Sin".moreless
    • October 23, 1957
      October 23, 1957
      Episode 6
      Patti Page's guests for The Big Record are entertainer Liberace, vibraphonist Lionel Hampton, singer Della Reese, The Ames Brothers, Country singer Jimmy Dean, Chico Hamilton & His Jazz Quartet, Pianist Pee Wee Hunt and from the Broadway musical "New Girl in Town" Del Anderson, Eddie Phillips and Mark Dawson. Highlights: The Ames Brothers perform "Melodie D'Amour". Jimmy Dean sings "Deep Blue Sea". Della Reese performs "And That Reminds Me". The tune "Sunshine" from Broadway's "New Girl in Town" performed by Del Anderson, Eddie Phillips and Mark Dawson in the "Sunshine Girl" production number.moreless
    • October 16, 1957
      October 16, 1957
      Episode 5
      Patti Page's guests for The Big Record are singer Vic Damone, actress-singer-dancer Ann Miller, Opera star Lauritz Melchoir, French chanteuse Lilo, Pop singer Bobby Helms, The Four Lads and Frank Yankovic & His Midwest Polka Band. Highlights: The Four Lads perform "Eyes of God". Vic Damone sings "Affair to Remember". Bobby Helms sings "My Special Angel" and a reprise from Patti Page of the 1953 hit "Cross Over the Bridge." Lauritz Melchoir belts out "Siegmund's Song". Ann Miller advises "Shake the Blues Away" in song and dance. Polka king Frankie Yankovic and His Midwest Polka Band perform. French chanteuse Lilo sings "Je t'aime".moreless
    • October 9, 1957
      October 9, 1957
      Episode 4
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are musical comedy star Alfred Drake, actress Rhonda Fleming, jazz pianist Erroll Garner, The Andrew Sisters, singer Julius LaRosa, comedian Jack E. Leonard and British singer Russ Hamilton. Highlights: Julius LaRosa sings "Famous Last Words". The Andrew Sisters do "Let There Be Love", plus a medley. Rhonda Fleming sings "Around the World" from her new album. Alfred Drake croons "So In Love". Erroll Garner demonstrates his keyboard genius. Russ Hamilton sings "Rainbow". Jack E. Leonard stops the show with his "Boll Weevil" number.moreless
    • October 2, 1957
      October 2, 1957
      Episode 3
      Guests are singers Julie London and Johnny Mathis; Les Paul and Mary Ford, vocal-instrumental duo; Fernando Lamas, star of Broadway's "Happy Hunting"; Paul Whiteman, conductor; The Coasters, vocal group, and Ron Goodwin, English Bandleader. Vic Schoen is the musical director.
    • September 25, 1957
      Patti's guests on The Big Record are musical comedy star Janis Paige, The Mills Brothers, Stan Kenton & His Orchestra, comedian Larry Storch, Country singer Webb Pierce and the reunited team of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy. Highlights: Patti and Janis make fun of the current TV trend toward corn-fed mountain music and perform "Bye, Bye Love". Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy revive "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life". Don Rondo sings "White Silver Sands". The Mills Brothers do "Glow Worm".moreless
    • September 18, 1957
      Premiere episode of The Big Record hosted by singer Patti Page. The guests for this program were Eddie Cantor, David Wayne, Ella Logan, Tony Bennett, Sal Mineo, Hoagy Carmichael, Jane Morgan, Billy Ward and his Dominos, Mitch Miller and Japan's recording star Michiko Hamamuras. Vic Schoen directs the orchestra. Highlights: David Wayne and Ella Logan sing excerpts from the Broadway musical "Finian's Rainbow" in which they appeared together in 1947. Patti Page sings "Old Cape Cod", "Tennessee Waltz", "Almost Like Being in Love" and "This is My Song". Tony Bennett sings "Middle of an Island". Sal Mineo performs "You Shouldn't Do That". Jane Morgan sings "Fascination". Mitch Miller performs "Bowery Grenadiers". Eddie Cantor does "Makin' Whoopee". Hoagy Carmichael performs "Ol' Rockin' Chair". Billy Ward & His Dominos perform "Stardust". Michiko Hamamura sings "Banana Boat". David Wayne and Ella Logan do "Glocca Morra". Patti, Hoagy and Tony close with "Up a Lazy River".moreless