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Range Riders
KMOX Old Fashioned Barn Dance
WLS National Barn Dance

About The Group

Back around 1944 or so, this group had a daily show at 9:15am on WLS and Red was the vocal star at the time. They WLS Family Album noted that several of the boys were working at the defense plants during the daytime hours. This was kind of a common theme through a few war years, paying tribute to the war efforts and the servicemen.

Timeline and Trivia Notes

Group Members included:

  • Augie Klein, accordion
  • Red Foley, guitar, vocals
  • Duane (Doc) Smalley, bass
  • Harry Sims, fiddle

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Recordings (78rpm/45rpm)

 
Vocalion
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  03503 A Who Calls You Sweet Mama Now?
  03503 B How Come You Do Me Like You Do
  03548 A Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue
  03548 B It Don't Mean A Thing
  03579 A Range Rider's Stomp
  03579 B No Foolin'


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