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Winnie, Lou and Sally
WLS National Barn Dance

About The Group

Why were they called "Winnie, Lou and Sally"? Was it by accident the first letters of their names were "W L S"? They did many programs in the studio as well as doing many personal appearances in the midwest, including the Illinois and Indiana State Fairs.

Back in 1938, Lucille Overstake became part of the group when Marge Dempsey went and got married. Helen was also known to play the organ.

Timeline and Trivia Notes

  • Helen Jensen
  • Eileen (Sally) Jensen
  • Adele (Winnie) Jensen
  • In 1937, Margaret (Winnie) Dempsey had joined the group; apparently replacing Adele.
  • In 1938, Lucille Overstake (of the Three Little Maids at one time) became part of the group, replacing Miss Dempsey.

Credits & Sources

  • WLS Stand-By; September 11, 1937; pg. 4; Prairie Farmer Publishing Co.; Chicago, IL

Appearance History This Month

August 2, 1936
Muncie Fairgrounds
Muncie, IN
WLS National Barn Dance
August 8, 1937
Ilgair Park
Chicago, IL
WLS National Barn Dance
August 10, 1937
Fulton County Fair
Lewistown, IL
WLS National Barn Dance
August 11, 1937
Telle Park
Paxton, IL
WLS National Barn Dance
August 12, 1937
Chautauqua Park
Pontiac, IL
WLS Smile-A-While Gang
August 15, 1937
Dane County Fair
Madison, WI
WLS National Barn Dance
August 17, 1937
Mercer County Fair
Celina, OH
WLS Merry-Go-Round
August 18, 1937
Vermillion County Fair
Cayuga, IN
WLS Merry-Go-Round
August 20, 1937
Grant County Fair
Lancaster, WI
WLS National Barn Dance
August 24, 1937
Great Darke County Fair
Greenville, OH
WLS Merry-Go-Round
August 26, 1937
Congress Theatre
Chicago, IL
WLS Barn Dance
August 29, 1937
Waupaca County Fair
Weyauwega, WI
WLS On Parade
August 31, 1937
Henry County Fair
Napoleon, OH
WLS National Barn Dance

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