Radio: Opry Night

Uncle Dave Macon, age 70, has gold uppers, alfalfa on his chin, sometimes sports pink gates-ajar collars. He has a ready rube wit. an endless repertory of high jinks, and plays three five-stringed banjos at once. Uncle Dave sets the tone & tune of Grand Ol' Opry, a radio program many plain folk in the South vastly prefer to Charlie McCarthy or Jack Benny.

Grand Ol' Opry is a four-hour, mountain-music hoe-down broadcast every Saturday night by WSM, Nashville, Tenn., and carried in part over a network of 25 southern NBC Stations. It has been on the air 14 years, now has...

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