RUSC Radio - 4th July

John White

Show Count: 0
Series Count: 1
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: April 12, 1902
Died: November 26, 1992

John I. White (April 12, 1902 – November 26, 1992)  was a western music singer. He was born in 1910 and originated from Washington, DC. Working under various stage names, such as the Lone Star Ranger, and the Lonesome Cowboy, he flourished as a performing and recording artist in the 1920s and 1930s. His first recordings were for theAmerican Record Company. He frequently performed covers of songs written by Vernon Dalhart. His most famous recordings in the latter period of his recording career were "Whoopee Ti Yo Yo, Git Along Dogies" and "The Strawberry Roan."

After his musical career he pursued a career in business until his retirement in 1965. During his retirement he researched into American western music and the lives of the genre's composers.

Source: Wikipedia

Death Valley DaysDeath Valley Days
Show Count: 4
Broadcast History: 30 September 1930 to 11 August 1931, 17 August 1931 to 3 June 1938, 10 June 1938 to 27 June 1941, 3 July 1941 to 3 August 1944, 10 August 1944 to 21 June 1945 and 29 June 1945 to 14 September 1951
Cast: Jack MacBryde, Tim Daniel Frawley, George Rand, Harry Humphrey, Harvey Hays, John White, Jean King, Edwin Bruce, Frank Butler, Geoffrey Bryant, Milton Herman, Paul Nugent, Rosemarie Broncato, Helen Claire, Robert Haag, Bob Warren, Donald Briggs, Olyn Landick
Director: Walter Scanlan, Florence Ortman
Producer: Dorothy McCann