Red Stanton

Lived in Mobile, AL

Country Vocals, Guitar The Alabama Jubilee

Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame

 

 

..."He (Carl Fitzgerald) started back in the late 40s... playing live music," said Noel Adcock, a friend of Carl who co-hosted several radio shows with him. "There were a couple of bands he played with just around town... Red Stanton and the Alabama Jubilee Boys, and they pretty well traveled the area, playing school houses and things like that."...

 

Source:  Remembering him when » Local News » Meridian Star

 

...As was the case with new radio stations in those post war years, WMOX presented a lot of live programs, featuring hillbilly music (as it was called then) with various country and bluegrass type bands. Some of those musicians and bands who gathered around to try and get sponsors and or radio time were, “Red” Stanton and his Alabama Jubilee Boys, “Smilin’ Sam” and his “Southern Melody Boys,” The “Big Diamond” (western swing band) and Sonny Burns and his “Blue Sky Cowboys.” In those early low-power days, people would drive their cars to places close enough to pick up WMOX’s broadcast of local sports events on their car radios. They would tune in at work to hear the latest local news, check up on the weather, find out about local events or just listen to the latest popular tune....

Source: About WMOX | WMOX Radio - AM 1010 WMOX Meridian, Mississippi

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