WVOK Dixie Jamboree Cast Photo

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Title

WVOK Dixie Jamboree Cast Photo

Description

Cast photograph for "The Dixie Jamboree," WVOK, Birmingham, Alabama. Begun in the late 1940s and continuing into the 1960s, WVOK's "Dixie Jamboree" featured live music broadcast from Birmingham's National Guard Armory. Hosted by radio personality Dan Brennan, the Saturday night jamboree featured a large cast of local country music talent and was followed by a square dance.

Photo courtesy John Horton, who obtained the original from the estate of Dan Brennan. Horton identifies the cast members as follows: 

Top row (left to right): Roy Baham, Curly Culpepper*, Leon Willcutt, “Uncle Bob” Helton, Dan Brennan, Phil "Shorty" Sullivan, Walter Borden*, Unidentified, Roscoe Bordon*.

Bottom row: All unidentified

* IDs marked with an asterisk are not 100% confirmed. The Southern Music Research Center welcomes confirmations, corrections, and additions at contact@southernmusicresearch.org.

Original Format

Photograph

Citation

“WVOK Dixie Jamboree Cast Photo,” Southern Music Research Center, accessed April 18, 2024, https://southernmusicresearch.org/items/show/1576.