The first anniversary broadcast, recorded in 1945, of a locally produced program known as the Blue Ribbon Minstrels. Everett Colman, interlocutor; Irv Hunter, announcer; Nissen Blue Ribbon Bread, sponsor. Also featuring the following cast: Don Holmes, Mr. Bones; [Leman?] Betts, Rufus the Clown; Norm Lambert, band leader; Bobby Jones, drums; Sam Viner, banjo; Stan Ivers, trumpet; Lanky Lancaster, sax; Dick Snare, trombone; Morris Shafmaster, Snowball; Gene Lewis, Sambo; Charlie Lancaster, Appleton B. Jones; Felix and Philip Veilleaux, Biloxi Brothers; Bob Beverly, Montague J. Bowerbank; Louis Pearson, Shuffling Joe Brown, Senior; John McLeod, Waldo W. Whuffletree.
minstrel shows, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine
History | Radio
D 16.29 and D 16.30
Length of Audio Recording
WLBZ Radio, (June 26 1945) "Blue Ribbon Minstrels Anniversary Broadcast". WLBZ Radio Station Records. MS 608. D 16.29 and D 16.30. Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine.