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Light Up and Listen Club - Pgm 327

December 29th, 2018 · Comments

We go north of the border again for another episode of the popular “Light Up and Listen Club” program heard for several years on Canadian radio stations and sponsored by Sweet Caporal cigarettes.

Program 327 in the series features the novelty group, the Vass Family and the first song is “Louisiana Hayride”.  They also do their own version of the “Little Red Riding Hood” story in song.

These kids are downright goofy, aren’t they?

Our program was transferred from an original RCA Orthacoustic vinyl transcription, matrix number MS 01307.

Tags: music · Vass Family

Vass Family - Pgm 58

April 16th, 2008 · Comments

Continuing from our last post, another five minute Alka Seltzer show featuring the Vass Family. In program 58, the group sings "Crinoline Days" and "Old King Cole".

Tags: music · comedy · Vass Family · NBC Syndication

Vass Family - Pgm 57

April 16th, 2008 · Comments

Today we have a fun little five minute musical program featuring the Vass Family on the air for Alka Seltzer. This show and one in the next entry are taken from an original vinyl NBC syndication disc pressed by RCA, matrix number MS 03444. (The other side of the disc contains two five minute Alka Seltzer shows by the Hoosier Hot Shots that I'll post later.)

The Vass Family appeared on the National Barn Dance and a few other NBC programs in the late 1930s. According to the announcer, the group hails from South Carolina. In this show, the group sings "Romance Runs in the Family" and "When the White Azealeas Start Blooming" and help out with the Alka Seltzer ads.

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