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' Soft Lights and Sweet Music'


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This popular feature, devised by Austen Croom-Johnson , was one of the things the present Variety Director believed in, and it became a regularly monthly feature from January to July this year. Croom-Johnson's idea was to give jaded workers twenty minutes of memories, of quiet, cool melodies, to which they might Jean back and-listen in the armchair at home.
His broadcast tonight, the first this autumn, has a novel feature, inasmuch as it will be given from a studio in North London, the reason being that Quentin Maclean is to play the organ and this particular studio possesses one. This introduction of a famous oiganist to ' Soft Lights and Sweet Music ' has an additional attraction because those who are free to listen at ten o'clock at night very seldom hear the organ at that hour.
Amongst others to be heard in tonight's broadcast are Eric Siday , violinist, Robert Tredinnick , the gramophone expert from Midland Regional, who will announce, and, of course, ' Ginger ' Croom-Johnson himself at the piano.


Unknown: Austen Croom-Johnson
Unknown: Harry Bentley
Unknown: Austen Croom-Johnson
Unknown: Quentin MacLean
Unknown: Eric Siday
Unknown: Robert Tredinnick
Unknown: Austen Croom-Johnson
Unknown: Quentin MacLean
Violinist: Eric Siday
Violinist: Robert Tredinnick

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