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 Posted: Fri Feb 8th, 2008 02:41 am
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ole wrote: Seems that Bama is the only one old enough to remember RADIO. "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?" The Shadow knows. Gangbusters. Fibber McGee and Molly.

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Wrong, Ole! I am old enough too. I used to sit on the kitchen floor and listen to those shows while my Mom made dinner. I loved "The Shadow Knows" and "Gangbusters". Another show I liked was on during the day, "Stella Dallas" which was kind of a radio soap opera. I didn't listen to "Fibber McGee and Molly", but I did listen to "Amos and Andy" at night and loved the character The Kingfish. We listened to Arthur Godfrey" in the morning. I didn't like Godfrey, though, even less when he switched to TV.

The worst radio memory I have is the Korean War. The local radio station announced the draftees' names each night. Mom would cower by the radio. I don't know what Dad was doing. What I was doing was hiding under the kitchen table. Somehow I believed that if I hid there, my Dad's name wouldn't be called. Mercifully, it never was. That kitchen table thing must have worked.

 

Last edited on Fri Feb 8th, 2008 02:42 am by CleburneFan

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