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Hayloft Hoedown
WFIL
Philadelphia, PA
Year Started:  1944
Date Started:  December 2, 1944

WFIL Hayloft Hoedown

The Hayloft Hoedown was televised over WFIL out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. By October, 1948, it was a regular Saturday night feature. The show was carried over the ABC network and could be seen from Philadelphia to Boston, New York CIty, Baltimore and Washington. The telecast ran for an hour from 9:30 to 10:30pm.



Bill Haley and the Saddlemen



Elmer Newman



Just Plain John Oldham



Jesse Rogers



Elton Britt



Hawkshaw Hawkins



Ray Whitley

 

Credits & Sources

  • Jamboree Magazine; October 1948; Western Song Club; Ventura, CA


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