Speaking of Radio

Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden


Two Ton Baker

Recorded May 27th, 1972 - 17 min

Jovial singer, pianist and entertainer who had a long career on both radio and television.  A Chicago favorite, he was well-known for his jolly commercials for Riverview amusement park.  He was born May 2, 1916 and was celebrating his 56th birthday on the day of our telephone conversation.  He died two days after his 59th birthday, May 4, 1975.

Your Tune For The Day - 1940s - First song -

Did you enjoy the interview? Listen to Dick "Two Ton" Baker on his own radio program "Your Tune For The Day".