Monthly Archives: February 2011

Uncle Sam and the Victory Parade Christmas Spotlight of Bands

The Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands Christmas Marathon was an outgrowth of the earlier broadcast Spotlight Bands program. During the 1930’s Christmas Radio Shows, the Coca-Cola company began to broadcast several radio variety and musical shows. By 1941, the company realized … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Sudsy Land of the Radio Soap Opera!

In the early 1930s radio was still much in its infancy as both an entertainment and advertising medium. Most of the ‘serious’ creative work was being directed towards what would become known as the “prime-time hours,” that period of the … Continue reading

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