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Ernie Andrews

Show Count: 4
Series Count: 0
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: December 25, 1927, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Ernie Andrews (born December 25, 1927, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American jazz, blues, and pop singer. He grew up in Los Angeles,California, and one of his first jobs was with the Harry James orchestra. He went on to be recorded by Columbia Records and others. His career declined in the 1960s and 1970s, but would rebound in the 1980s.

He latterly recorded with the Capp/Pierce Juggernaut Band, Gene Harris, Jay McShann, and the Harper Brothers. Andrews played a leading part in the documentary film, Blues for Central Avenue.

Source: Wikipedia

Broadcast: 1st August 1948
Added: Jan 18 2005