Date: 1989 February 10
Length: 120 min.
Call Number: OHC20
Randy Atcher Bio:
Television personality and country music artist. Born December 7, 1918. Died October 9, 2002. Best known for his work during the 1950s-1960s as the host of two Louisville, Kentucky-based television shows aired on WHAS-TV, T-Bar-V Ranch and Hayloft Hoedown. During his later career gained a reputation as a respected reader for the American Printing House for the Blind, for whom he recorded more than 600 books.
Oral History Interview Summary
1989 February 10
Performer Randy Atcher reviews several items that document his musical career. The discussion focuses on his activities through the late 1940s and includes his songwriting; different songs he performed; memories of Randall Atcher & His Frontiersmen; various promotional brochures; playing for square dances; working with brother Bob Atcher; the break-up of the Bob & Bonnie Blue Eyes act; the pursuit of his solo career; the start of his radio career; and his interest in western music and cowboy songs.
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