In 1941, musical comedian Bob Burns was given his own radio show, called “The
Arkansas Traveler on CBS radio. The show was renamed “The Bob Burns Show”
in 1943 and ran until 1947. The comedy show featured Burns playing the bazooke
(above) and telling tall tales about mythical hillbilly relatives like Uncle Fud and
Aunt Doody.The music of Spike Jones was also featured often.