Barbara Cameron, the Dayton born singer who was popular on WLW

Barbara Cameron

January 22, 2013

For a period in the mid-to-late 1940s, the name “Barbara Cameron” was everywhere at WLW. The Dayton-born songstress was hired to replace none other than Doris Day in late 1943 and the attractive 18-year-old quickly filled several holes in wartime-depleted WLW’s vocal department. Barbara sang on the popular late-night Moon... Continue Reading »

Andy, Dick, Don and Bob, the singing Williams Brothers

Andy Williams

December 21, 2012

The news of the passing of legendary vocalist Andy Williams did not come as too much of a surprise. Andy, himself, announced he faced a diagnosis of bladder cancer last fall and British tabloids were reporting his impending death as recently as July. Still, even at age 84, Williams’ passing... Continue Reading »

Vocalist Juanita Vastine sang professionally as Georgia Brown for WLW

Sweet Georgia Brown

December 21, 2012

Former WLW vocalist Juanita Vastine passed away on September 13, 2012 at the age of 94 after a brief illness. Juanita was known professionally as Georgia Brown when she started her career as a vocalist near Butler, Kentucky. In the early days of WWII, Georgia was hired as a staff... Continue Reading »