By Luther F. Sies

This encyclopedic paintings comprehensively covers the performers and programming on American radio from its inception to its golden age. widely researched over the process greater than 20 years, this new paintings is the definitive resource for students of conversation, social and cultural heritage and the preferred arts, in addition to dedicated enthusiasts of radio historical past. The encyclopedia contains entries for courses, announcers, orchestras, musicians, vocalists, comedians, vocal teams, readers, whistlers, musical observed soloists, ministers, activities commentators, reviewers (of books, performs and movies), celebrities, and different team of workers broadcasting over American radio from the Twenties to the Sixties. extra entries disguise advertisement radio, academic broadcasting, firsts in radio heritage, opera on radio, spiritual broadcasting, activities broadcasting, ladies in radio, border radio, kid's courses, comedy on radio, crime indicates and mysteries, daylight hours dramatic serials, and disk jockeys, between different themes.

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Early in life he began a successful acting and singing career. The Great Depression that began with the 1929 stock market crash, dealt a serious blow to Delancy’s career, forcing him to seek work in Europe. D. ” During Germany’s early triumphs, Ward’s broadcasts boasted of the Nazi battlefield successes and how comfortable life on the home front remained for German citizens, while frequently inserting anti–American tirades. With the change of Nazi fortunes in 1945, Delancy’s also deteriorated, since his particular brand of anti–American propraganda then seemed particularly ill-timed and irrelevant.

635 Allenson, Dorothy. Vocalist (Dorothy Allenson, vcl. mus. prg, WIP, Philadelphia, PA, 1935). 636 Allesee, Bob. DJ (WNDU, South Bend, IN, 1960). 637 Alletto, Vince. DJ (Driver’s Digest, WWL, New Orleans, LA, 1960). 638 Alleva, Harry. Newscaster (WBUD, Morrisville, PA, 1951). 639 Alley, Ben. Irish singer Alley was known as the “Blue Grass Tenor” (WKRC, Cincinnati, OH, 1926;. WSAI, Cincinnati, OH, 1927 and WMAQ, Chicago, IL, 1929). He was also active in the next decade (Ben Alley, vcl. mus. , CBS, 1934, 1937–1938).

When World War II ended, he worked as a croupier in a Berlin casino. By 1960, Schwedler, his wife and two children settled into anonymity in the United States, where few, if any, of his neighbors or co-workers knew of the prominent propaganda role he played during World War II. Many of his 90 recordings are still available, and it must be admitted that their cleverness and mean spirit are still evident. The lyrics sung or spoken by Charlie frequently were targeted at Winston Churchill 25 and Franklin D.

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