8:15 - Avlon Orchestra.

Thursday, December 10, 1931

Musical outro to "Legal Problems Explained" from Roland Weber featuring Don Avlon (a.k.a. Diomed Avlonitis) and his Greek Orchestra performing a new, orchestral arrangement of an "old Grecian shepherd song." This selection is followed by a Greek march. Song cuts in and out, then silence to the end of track. Roland Weber sends off Don Avlon and his Orchestra and continues with a variation of an "old Grecian shepherd song." Segment cuts out before song ends.

Severe speed fluctuations throughout.

WNYC archives id: 73707


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Programs ranging from the 1930s to the 1970s covering a variety of cultural and political topics.

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