COUNTRY SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1961

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Five Star Jubilee was a country music variety show carried by NBC-TV from
March 17–September 22, 1961. The live program, a spin-off of ABC-TV’s Jubilee
USA, was the first network color television series to originate outside New York
City or Hollywood. It was produced from the Landers Theater (above) in Springfield, Missouri. The series featured five rotating hosts, Snooky Lanson, Tex Ritter, Rex
Allen, Jimmy Wakely, and Carl Smith. The sponsor was Massey Ferguson.

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TEX RITTER DIED ON THIS DATE IN 1974

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      Tex Ritter was the first artist signed with the Newly-formed
      Capitol Records as well as it’s first Western singer. His first
      recording session was on June 11, 1942.
  

        
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