Local Musicians and Bands, My Personal Music Collection Lists and Other Music Nostalgia
on selection to view my personal MP3 music collection
These are LISTINGS ONLY - NOT THE ACTUAL MUSIC
|MUSIC FROM OUR TIME|
|MUSIC FROM THE DECADES
Enjoy selections from the years 1920 to 1970
Listen to Jimmy Smith playing
Click HERE to listen to the 81 minute live performance with Introduction by former Radio Station WILM personality Mitch Thomas.
The History of Rock & Roll is a 52-hour long radio program that the stations would broadcast usually on the long holiday weekends. Presented here is the 1st hour.
Ralph Pryor (left) and Paul Richardson (1960)
'Tex' Larraine and The Range Riders
('Hank', 'Tex', 'Slim', 'Shorty' and 'Cheyenne') doing a
radio broadcast over WDEL, July 1936 (submitted by B.Hartman)
Above 3 photos of Hank 'Rusty' Russell and The Blue Rangers
Rusty was first known as "Little" Charlie
Russell and played with Frankie DelCoglin's Band, "The
They appeared weekly on Saturday mornings on radio station WAMS. They also were featured regularly at the Columbus Hall for dances and live 'Remotes'. Additionally, appearances were made at the Queen and Warner Theaters and for a short while, The Strand Theater.
After that, Rusty "Winged It" solo on radio station WTUX. Then returned to WAMS as "Hank Russell, The Blue Ranger". Plans for a nightly, hour-long program of records and live music on radio station WILM were scrapped when he was drafted into the US Army during the Korean War.
Sound" logo sticker from CBS-FM music service from mid-1960's
to the early 1970's
Click HERE (Real Audio file) for "The Young Sound" theme by Tony Hatch - who also wrote 'Downtown'