Midwestern Hayride

The successor to WLW’s Boone County Jamboree, the Midwestern Hayride started on radio in 1945 and moved to TV in 1948. Eventually the Hayride was used by both the NBC and ABC-TV networks as a summer replacement show. Some of the performers included the Turner Brothers and the Pleasant Valley Boys (Jerry Byrd, Tommy Jackson, Louie Innis, and Zeke Turner). Toward the end. in the 1970s, the show was syndicated and used some national guest stars, including the Osborne Brothers.

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