Radio programs -- United States.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — 1
Identifier: BCA 0143 SAA 143
Abstract Asher Sizemore (1906-1975) initially worked as a bookkeeper for a mining company in Pike County, Kentucky, but aspired to be a singer. In 1931, singing old-time and cowboy songs, he appeared on radio in Huntington, West Virginia, before moving to WCKY Cincinnati and then WHAS Louisville, where he was first joined on air by his five-year-old son Jimmie (1928- ). In 1933, the duo were hired by the WSM Grand Ole Opry, where they remained a popular act for about 10 years. Asher and Little...
Dates: Created: 1933-1990
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0266
Abstract Doctor Howard Hopkins was a popular performer on mid- western radio in the 1930s and 1940s. Born January 26, 1900, in Harlan County, Kentucky, Hopkins began playing banjo during his boyhood on an instrument his father crafted for him. The Hopkins family moved to Rockcastle County, where Doc’s neighbors included his future radio colleagues John Lair, Karl Davis, and Harty Taylor. In 1930 Lair invited his schoolmates to Chicago, and Hopkins named the new band the Cumberland Ridge...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 05/06/2017