If you were in the Milton, Pennsylvania area on a Saturday afternoon
in the fall of 1956, you could turn your radio dial to WMLP from 1:30pm
to 2:00pm to catch the sounds of Smilin' Bob and his Mid-Nite Ramblers.
Timeline and Trivia Notes
Group members included:
- Smilin' Bob, rhythm guitar, vocals
- Larry Hayes, accordion, vocals
- Dick "Smoke" Musser, electric guitar, vocals
- Ralph "Nubbs" Mazeall, fiddle, mandolin and vocals
- LeRoy "Shorty" Shipley, bass
- Nancy Lou, "Sweetheart of the Hills", rhythm guitar, vocals
Credits & Sources
- Country Song Roundup No. 46, October 1956, American Folk Publications, Inc.