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Bob Atcher

June 10, 1974 OH6 84 min.


Country music recording artist and radio performer. Born May 11, 1914. Died October 31, 1993. Full name Robert Owen Atcher. Career active 1930s-early 1970s. Appeared as a regular performer on the WLS National Barn Dance and the WGN Barn Dance from the 1940s-1971.

Interview Summary

1974 June 10
(2 hours, 24 minutes)
Performer Bob Atcher describes his career in country music. Discussion includes his start in the music business during the early 1930s; his college years; his interest in traditional songs; his work on the National Barn Dance; his family; his tenure in public office; his movie opportunities and a brief overview of his career.

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