Vocalist's Showcase Vol. 2 Presenting Songs By :
VAUGHN DE LEATH - RADIO FAVORITE
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Vaughn De Leath was once referred to as the “First Lady of
Radio” and later as “The Original Radio Girl”.
She was born in 1896 and died in 1943.
Her crooning style of singing caught on and was widely imitated by other stars
of the 1920’s.
It was this style which presented her with her first exposure to radio, a
relatively new technology in the 1920’s.
Her first great opportunity came in January of 1920, during a period in which
she had predominately making phonograph records.
Having come to the attention of Dr. Lee De Forrest, a radio pioneer and the
inventor of the vacuum tube triode (a key element required in voice radio
transmission at the time), she was invited to sing over his wireless telephone
station at 40th street and Broadway in New York City.
She was very popular in radio and on phonograph records in the 1920’s and into
Her last appearances were made on radio a few days before her death in 1943.
This CD release demonstrates the many singing styles and talents of Vaughn De
It includes a sampling of her early acoustic recordings in 1922, as well as many
of her popular electric discs of the mid to late 1920’s.
She recorded for many labels and used several different aliases as well to avoid
This CD is remastered from Okeh, Columbia, Victor and Edison discs.
1-I'M A LITTLE NOBODY THAT NOBODY LOVES
2-SOME SUNNY DAY
3-LOOK AT WORLD THRU ROSE COLORED GLASSSES