According to the History Channel, today is the anniversary of the beginning of Amos and Andy, created by Freeman Gosdin and Charles Carrell. I wonder if Freeman Gosdin was a relative of country singer Vern Gosdin, whose cousin was once my patient?
The only old time radio shows that are clear in my memory are The Lone Ranger, The Shadow (Knows) and the Green Hornet. I think it's the sound effects. William Tell Overture is forever etched as 'the Lone Ranger Rides Again' as the little boy said. The Shadow's deep chortle and the Hornet's buzz are unforgettable as well.
The reason that I remember Beulah is that Daddy Mack's son-in-law Lyle, known for innovation, bought the first tape recorder I ever saw, back in the nineteen fifties. He surreptitiously tried it out at a family dinner. When he played back what he'd secretly recorded, Tanky exclaimed, "Why I sound just like Beulah!"
National Pollinators Week June 19-25 - It's National Pollinators Week. I signed up for Million Pollinator Garden Challenge. At least I think I did. I didn't get a message that my info reached th...
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