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The Radio Soap Opera began in the 1930’s, and by the late 1940’s had reached its zenith. In 1948, the 10 highest rated national daytime radio programs were all soap operas. Here’s a sample of what one sounded like. NBC’s … Continue reading
A singing introduction to Nabisco News Time June 3, 1948.
The Gal Friends, Judy Joan and Jill, sing the song Ashby-de-la-Zouch (Castle Abby) on Tello Test Time, June 3rd, 1948. The song was a popular hit in 1946.
Tuesday Nov. 5, Election Day 1946 – Here’s a good illustration of WDAY’s most popular program of the 1940’s, Tello Test Time. It’s the opening portion of the show, which is sponsored by C-Z Self Polishing Floor Wax, and begins … Continue reading
A commercial for the Coleman Venetian Blind Company of Fargo with Ken Kennedy, live on Tello Test Time October 1948.
The WDAY Orchestra plays The Music Makers March on Tello Test Time. June 3, 1948
A Network Camel Cigarette commercial from 1946, followed with a live station ID, weather forecast and time check.
Evening Serenade was a popular half hour musical program on WDAY that aired Monday nights throughout the 1940’s and into the early 1950’s. Here’s a sample of the show from June 9, 1947. Bill Weaver is the announcer, and the … Continue reading
The Rev. O.E. McKracken conducted daily 15 minute Morning Devotions on WDAY for many years. Here’s a short sample of one of his broadcasts from March 6th, 1948. We hear the beginning, and the conclusion of the program.
The Gal Friends singing with Bill Weaver announcing. It was performed live on Tello Test Time in 1946.