"... with four snappy new tunes in his portfolio." He flew solo in a light plane from California and broke a speed record, so maybe you'll be interested in the songs "It's True," "My Cabin Window," "Poor Cathlena," and "Green Water."
When questioned by telephone the pilot said he felt fine. He was asked to hum a few bars of "Green Water." He did. It's hard to judge songs by telephone. The connection was not good, either.
THE YEAR THAT BLOG FORGOT IS: 1951. (This is the year I was born.)