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Paul paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM
Mon Apr 14 12:35:07 UTC 2008

paul johnson wrote:
Wasn't Les Brown and his band of renown in there too?

sagehen wrote:
> on 4/13/08 10:31 PM, Wilson Gray at hwgray at GMAIL.COM wrote:
>> Has anyone else os sufficient maturity noticed the use of the phrase,
>> "lucky-strike extra," in a recent Yahoo! commercial. Back in the
>> 'Forties and early 'Fifties, Lucky Strike cigarettes sponsored a radio
>> and, later, a television show featuring the seven most popular songs
>> of the week. When a song out of the top seven was sung or played (Axel
>> Stordahl & The Lucky Strike Orchestra!), it was called a "Lucky Strike
>> extra."
>> -Wilson
>> --
>> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
>> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
>> -----
>> -Sam'l Clemens
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> Was this a later version of the Hit Parade? Lucky Strike sponsored the Hit
> Parade in the late 30s & all through the war ("Lucky Strike green has gone
> to war!"),  but its format was somewhat different: ten top tunes, for one
> thing & I don't remember anything called "extra."  Beats me who led the
> orchestra.....could it have been Paul Whiteman?
> AM
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