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Randy Blake

June 12, 1974 OH11 72 min.


Pioneering country music disc jockey and host of Chicago’s WJJD Suppertime Frolic.

Interview Summary

1974 June 12
(1 hour, 12 minutes)
Disc jockey Randy Blake discusses his lengthy career as host of Chicago’s WJJD Suppertime Frolic. Discussion includes his career with WJJD from 1935 to 1957; his move to television when WJJD was sold; starting his own company, Stewart Sales, to promote and distribute recordings; assisting Hank Williams in his career; comparing the Grand Ole Opry and the WLS National Barn Dance.

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