Patti Page was born Clara Ann Fowler in Oklahoma in 1927. She began her professional singing career at KTUL, a Tulsa radio station. Since the program was sponsored by Page Milk, she adopted the moniker Patti Page, and it stuck. Patti toured the US in the late 1940s with Jimmy Joy, and notably sang with the Benny Goodman band in Chicago...See full bio »
Episode dated 4 June 1958
(performer: "Witch Doctor" - uncredited, "Lover Come Back to Me" - uncredited, "Lover" - uncredited, "You'll Never Know" - uncredited, "Chattanooga Choo Choo" - uncredited, " I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo" - uncredited)
A lot of the music, and especially rap, I don't understand. As for [today's] pop stars, I never had the occasion to listen. I never felt it warranted my attention."
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Performed on radio station KTUL in Tulsa, Okla., as part of Al Clauser and His Oklahoma Outlaws (using her birth name, Fowler); also peforming on the show was a singer billed as "Patti Page" for the Page Milk Co. When that performer left, Fowler took her place and name.
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