WLS Family Album 1934

By: (The Prairie Farmer)

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Stapled, pictorial wraps in yellow, red and brown with a large moon over a farm scene. This copy has some relatively light edge and corner wear along with anticipated aging. A few small stains on rear wrap. Overall VG to VG+. The WLS Family Album was an annual publication of Chicago's WLS radio station. This yearbook, published by the Prairie Farmer emphasized the country roots of WLS and featured their cast of early country music performers and their National Barn Dance show. Among the well-known performers who were on WLS shows at this time were Gene Autry, George Gobel (Georgie Goebel), Red Foley, Scotty Wiseman (Skyland Scotty), Lulu Belle, and Patsy Montana. Many lesser-known early country performers are also pictured and described along with staff members and families. By the the late 1950's WLS was on its way to becoming a rock and roll station, and many do not remember its country roots. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 48 pages

Title: WLS Family Album 1934

Author Name: (The Prairie Farmer)

Categories: Music,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: Chicago, The Prairie Farmer: 1934

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 16389

Keywords: Music Country Music Radio Entertainment Folk Music American Roots Music Paper