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America Swings has had some of the most talented entertainers as guests and the stellar roster continues to grow. Where available, the artist's web site or other sources of online information are linked from the names. If you wish to contact us about a specific show, please refer to the number in the column to the right (e.g., #AS00062)...

GUEST ARCHIVE FOR 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002
2003 Guests
Ted Nash
One of the most dependable swing-oriented reedmen and studio players known for his smooth and fluid jazz stylings is with us today! He is an integral part of American jazz and swing music. We'll be right back with the incomparable, Ted Nash.
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Horace's Christmas Show
Today is a very special show for me! My family is with me to celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas! The Heidt Family will be back right after these messages.
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Sally Kellerman
One of my favorites of America's music, who is also a terrific leading lady on screen and television, is with us in studio! We'll be right back with Best Supporting Actress Nominee -- Sally Kellerman.
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Barbara McNair
This morning, ladies and gentlemen, I have the esteemed pleasure of sitting across from one of the Greats! She has a voice like satin. She is a star of the Stage, Screen and TV and she has been voted one of the 10 most Beautiful Women. Right after this quick break, we will return with our guest, Barbara McNair!!!
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Joey Heatherton
One of my all-time favorites, a VERY talented dancer/vocalist/actress, is with us! We will be back with one of America's sensational artists, Joey Heatherton, right after these messages.
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Bill Miller (seen here with Frank Sinatra)
Hello Friends. Today, we have a very special guest with us. He's one of the finest pianists, arrangers and producers around. He has worked with the likes of Billy May, Count Basie, Nelson Riddle and even Princess Grace of Monaco. But his mainstay was his long-standing personal and professional relationship with Frank Sinatra, as his conductor and accompanist. Of course, I'm speaking of the multi-talented Bill Miller. So stick around after this break because I know there are some great stories to come.
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Dick Van Patten
Welcome to our 3rd show celebrating fathers. Our in-studio guest today is a friend of mine as well as my dad's and he's also my neighbor. A one-time child actor then Broadway show-stopper, our guest is best known for his role as "Tom Bradford" on the hit TV series "8 is Enough". The proverbial 'dad', Mr. Dick Van Patten! Welcome Dick!
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Pat Boone
We are VERY fortunate to have one of the top 10 rock recording artists of all time, and we'll be talking with Pat Boone right after these messages.
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Tony Danza
Today our guest is an actor/director/producer/writer/
singer/dancer - WOW! We will be talking with the critically-acclaimed, multi-talented, Tony Danza, right after these messages.
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Peter Marshall
How do I describe our guest today? He is possibly the most versatile man in show business. He's started out as a big band singer, he was on the comedy circuit, he has starred in major Broadway musicals such as "Music Man", "Bye-Bye Birdie", and "La Cage Ah Fole" and he was host of the Emmy-Award Winning "Hollywood Squares". Peter Marshall is here! He has brought his new CD called "boy singer" and we will hear more from him right after these commercial messages.
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Warren Stevens
The handsome actor who played Ava Gardner's agent in "The Barefoot Contessa," and "Doc Ostrow" in "Forbidden Planet," is with us tonight! We will be back with this fine actor, Warren Stevens, who is also a musician, right after these messages.
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Page Cavanaugh
One of my all-time favorites, a VERY talented pianist/vocalist, is with us tonight! We will be back with one of America's National Treasures, Page Cavanaugh, right after these messages.
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Kae Butterfield
Three special people who are close to me, and who are SOOOO talented are with us tonight! We will be joined by a few of America's most treasured entertainers, Kae Butterfield - magical songstress; Dick Kerr - comedian and "man of a hundred voices;" and Jack Imel - marimba soloist and tap dancer from the "Lawrence Welk Show."
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1948 Original Horace Heidt Youth Opportunity Show
One of the greatest entertainment art forms of all time has been talent shows! We will be back with my father's 1948 "Original Youth Opportunity Program," hosted by CBS, from the Uline Arena in Washington, D. C., right after these messages.
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Jennifer York
One of the busiest women in Southern California is one who is KTLA Channel 5's "Skycam diva" reporting early morning traffic news and who also has her own jazz quartet! Jennifer York is with us tonight!
#48
Earl Palmer
Known primarily for being a "first call" drummer in rock, R & B, and jazz, this gentleman has also worked with the "Chairman of the Board," Frank Sinatra!" We will be back with one of America's greatest drummers, Earl Palmer.
#47
Dukes of Dixieland - Duke Assunto
One of the greatest Dixieland Bands of all time is the Dukes of Dixieland! We will be back with Duke Assunto right after these messages.
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Terry Gibbs
One of the most energetic of all jazzmen; a consistently exciting and competitive vibraphonist, is with us tonight! We will be back with the dynamic Terry Gibbs, right after these messages.
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Arthur Duncan
We are blessed to have with us tonight the "globe-trotting entertainers' entertainer" who became renown for his sophisticated footwork and wonderful songs - we will be right back with one of America's greatest "song-and-dance" men, Arthur Duncan.
#44
Peter Ford
Most of you will remember the great "Movie Stars," Glenn Ford and Eleanor Powell! Tonight, we are fortunate to have with us, their son, Peter Ford, a well-established talk show host and a reputable actor in his own right! Right after these messages, we will be back with Peter Ford!
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Tom Dreesen
Imagine being the opening for the "Chairman of the Board," Frank Sinatra, and his "Pack!" We will be back with one of America's greatest comedians, Tom Dreesen, right after these messages.
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Ruth Ashton Taylor
In 1951, Los Angeles television reached another historical turning point! The city's first woman broadcast journalist began her television career here! We'll be right back with award-winning, broadcast journalist, Ruth Ashton Taylor!
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Bobby Caldwell
Today there are many great artists carrying on the music of the Big Band Swing Era. One of the most popular and most talented singers carrying on the tradition is with us today. We will be right back with Bobby Caldwell, after these messages.
#40
Chuck Barnet
One of the world's greatest tenor saxophonists of all time whose Big Band included such top musicians as Billy May, Neal Hefti, Buddy DeFranco, Doc Severinsen and famous singer, Lena Horne, was Charlie Barnet, and we'll be back with Chuck Barnet, Charlie's son, right after these messages.
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Peggy Lennon
The Lawrence Welk television show was the most popular Big Band TV show of all time. Starting in 1951, it is still being aired today. One of the most memorable acts from the show is the Lennon Sisters. We'll be right back after these messages with Peggy Lennon!
#38
Fred Travalena
Our guest today is a fabulous entertainer, Fred Travalena, who not only sings, does fantastic impressions and comedy, but also is an accomplished composer. We will visit with Fred Travalena right after these commercial messages.
#37
Henry Cuesta
Today our guest is an artist supreme in wind instruments! We will be talking with the much-sought-after, multi-talented, Henry Cuesta, right after these messages
#36
Pat Boone (Encore)
We are VERY fortunate to have one of the top 10 rock recording artists of all time, and we'll be talking with Pat Boone right after these messages.
#35
Gary Owens (Encore)
What better guest to have on our radio show than someone who is the consummate expert on voice-over, narration, and radio announcing in the country. He was the first person to be inducted into both the Television and Radio Halls of Fame. He's been a regular on at least 14 different television series, including That 70's Show, Rosie O'Donnell and America's Funniest Home Videos, not to mention, thousands of commercials He was the famed announcer on Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In. Our in-studio guest today is, of course, The Great Gary Owens!!! And we will be visiting with him right after these messages.
#34
Peter Marshall (Encore)
How do I describe our guest today? He is possibly the most versatile man in show business. He's started out as a big band singer, he was on the comedy circuit, he has starred in major Broadway musicals such as "Music Man", "Bye-Bye Birdie", and "La Cage Ah Fole" and he was host of the Emmy-Award Winning "Hollywood Squares". Peter Marshall is here! He has brought his new CD called "boy singer" and we will hear more from him right after these commercial messages.
#33
Dick Van Patten (Encore)
Welcome to our 3rd show celebrating fathers. Our in- studio guest today is a friend of mine as well as my dad's and he's also my neighbor. A one-time child actor then Broadway show-stopper, our guest is best known for his role as "Tom Bradford" on the hit TV series "8 is Enough". The proverbial 'dad', Mr. Dick Van Patten! Welcome Dick!
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