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Service Chevrolet, with 2 Fargo locations, sponsored a quarter hour of music that featured Al Edwards and the Royal Tones. In this program, from January 28, 1952, the new model Chevrolet Sports Cars are promoted. See the USA in your … Continue reading
The Swing Shop featured the Gal Friends and the Scotsmen in the spring of 1947
The Northwest Norwegian Whist Tournament was the story on WDAY’s Bull’s Eye News on March 9, 1948.
Al Edwards was the star of Nash Coffee Time, heard every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:45pm. Here’s a portion of a broadcast from July 28, 1952.
The Colgate Sports Newsreel with Bill Stern (The Colgate Shave Cream Man) aired Friday nights at 9:30 on NBC, and later ABC, from 1937 to 1956. Here’s the musical introduction to the program.
Some improvisational jazz from Three of a Kind on Evening Serenade. August 8, 1946
Up until 1983, WDAY’s network affiliation was with NBC. From 1950, here’s an NBC Radio Network Station Break, with the iconic 3-tone chime. Also a short promotional announcement for some upcoming network radio programs.
Flute Flip, an original composition from Frank Scott, performed by The Frank Scott Trio on Evening Serenade c.1946.
Evening Serenade was one of the many musical variety shows that originated from the studios of WDAY, and it’s one that remained popular throughout the 1940’s. Here is the introduction to the program from Sept. 22, 1946. As with many … Continue reading