Saturday Night Jamboree

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Saturday Night Jamboree was an early American country music series on NBC-TV from December 4, 1948–July 2, 1949. It aired live from New York City from 8–9 p.m. Eastern Time on Saturdays for three weeks in December 1948, with yodeler Elton Britt as host. Beginning in January 1949, the host was Boyd Heath and the program aired from 8–8:30 p.m. until April, when it moved to 9:30–10 p.m. through July 2.

The cast included comedian "Chubby Chuck" Roe; Sophrony Garen, vocals; Ted Grunt, fiddle; Eddie Howard, banjo; John Havens, guitar; "Smilin'" Edwin Smith, accordion and Gabe Drake, bass fiddle.


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