WLS Family Album 1943

By: (The Prairie Farmer)

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Stapled, pictorial wraps with photo of a window with a star flag indicating a soldier at war from that home. This copy has some light, generally flattened creasing; 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 Pat buttram, Red Foley, Lulu Belle and Scotty, George Gobel, and Lum and Abner. 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 1943

Author Name: (The Prairie Farmer)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Location Published: Chicago, The Prairie Farmer: 1943

Binding: Softcover

Categories: Music

Seller ID: 16391

Keywords: music country music radio entertainment folk music american roots music paper