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Sally Foster
Born:  March 31, 1921
Hollywood Barn Dance
WLS National Barn Dance
WTMJ Badger State Barn Dance
KMOX St. Louis, MO

A native of Wisconsin, she was a solo singer that appeared regularly on the WLS Barn Dance back in the mid-1930's. She was said to have preferred to sing the 'sweet old-fashioned' songs.

Republic's Musical Almanac— Left to right: The Maple City Four (Pat Patterson, Art Janes, Al Rice, Fritz Meissner); Sally Foster, soloist; Joe Fredkin, bass viol; Vic Smith, the Old Almanac Explorer; Jack Daly, guitar; Lew Klatt, accordion.

The photo we found for Republic's "Musical Almanac" had a bit of other details about the show. It was sponsored by the Republic Steel Corporation which made thnings like Republic Farm Fence, Barbed Wire, Studded "Y" Steel Posts, Galvanized roofing and other steel products for the farm.

She also recorded with another WLS Barn Dance group - the Hoosier Hot Shots.

Appearance History This Month
 
June 28, 1936
Fairgrounds
Chilton, WI
Calumet County Cheese Picnic

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Recordings
 
Decca
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  5229 A We Buried Her Neath The Willow Tree
  5229 B Woman's Ans To Nobody Darl
  5308 A Betty Brown
  5308 B Why Must You Leave Me
  5333 A Don't Take The Sweet Out Of Sweetheart
  5333 B In Berry Picking Time
  5352 A When The White Azaleas Start Blooming
  5352 B I Only Want A Buddy, Not A Sweetheart
  5387 A Ma (He's Making Eyes At Me)
  5387 B The Cradle At The Music Box


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