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Milt Dickey
Born:  October 3, 1920
Died:  May 12, 2005
KCMO Cowtown Jubilee
KDRO Sedalia, MO
KHMO Hannibal, MO
WDZ Tuscola, IL
WKRO Cairo, IL
KWTO Springfield, MO (1943)

About The Artist

Milton (Milt) Dickey first appears on the scene in 1953 as a disc jockey at KCMO in Kansas City, Missouri, doing a duet with Scotty Nelson at 6:30am each day. He was also working the KCMO All Star show from 1:45 to 2:15pm each day as well.

He had sort of a catchy slogan with his shows, "...We're not through with what Dickey can do."

He was said to have written several tunes, including country and gospel at that time.

He also did duty on the KCMO Cowtown Jubilee show from 8:00pm to 9:30pm each Saturday night.

He appeared occasionally on the "KCMO Hillbilly Disc Jockey Show" as well.

He also recorded for the Sho-Me record label in the early 1950s.

Credits & Sources

  • Country Song Roundup; Issue No. 19; August 1952; American Folk Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT

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Recordings (78rpm/45rpm)

Rec. No. Side Song Title
  64146 A Neon Love
  64146 B Our Wedding Will Always Be Brand New
  64169 A I'll Still Love You
  64169 B Checkbook Baby
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  42 A Bleeding Heart
  42 B Television Love
  50 A Easy Payment Heart
  50 B Six of One

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