Western Carolina Classic Radio presents Henry Aldrich

Published 10:39 am Friday, May 18, 2012

WOTR features Oscar Peterson
The Western Carolina Classic Radio Club will meet Monday, May 21 at 2 p.m. in Studio 118 on the Polk Isothermal Community College (ICC) campus.
The old-time radio program will be The Aldrich Family, “Henry Buys a Hat,” which first aired in 1948.
This highly rated radio show ran from October 1939 to April 1953 and portrayed funny teenage problems of the time. Professor Hoyt will keep everyone guessing with his trivia quiz.
The radio/television show will be “Lights Out,” “Dead Man’s Coat,” starring Basil Rathbone and is an outstanding example of early television in 1951.
“Lights Out” first aired Jan. 1, 1934 and was one of the first horror dramas on radio.
At approximately 3:05 p.m., WOTJ will feature a man who left a legacy as one of the greatest pianists of all time.
Oscar Peterson released more than 200 recordings and won eight Grammy awards while receiving numerous honors and awards over his 60-year career.
Everyone is welcome, and the event is free.
– article submitted by Bob Reynolds

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