KMHT Marshall Jamboree
Starting December 27th, 1952, the Saturday night "Marshall Jamboree" was
one of the week's top events in the Marshall, Texas area. Its sponsor?
The Marshall Chamber of Commerce and was managed by A.T. Young (see picture above -
T. Tommy Cutrer, emcee and A.T. Young, manager)
The show ran 8 to 11pm and was held in front of 'turn-away' crowds at
the stages of City Hall. It was carried over station KMHT.
This show was built around Buddy Young (A.T. Young's son) and his "Texas Ramblers". His son
went into the army however and later only appeared when home on leave. He was
known as a '...fine vocalist, guitarist and songwriter'. The emcee of the show,
famed country DJ, T. Tommy Cutrer was at the time from radio station KCIJ in
In addition to its regulars the show saw guest appearances from stars of the Grand Ole Opry
such as Martha Carson, Norman Nettles and his Blue Ridge Mountain Boys and Girls,
with the Blue Mountain Sweethearts, Dicie and Jean Nettles.
Some folks who were part of the cast may have included:
- Don Holt
- Russell Cooner
- Glenda Grant
- Rhett Grant
- A.B. Moore and Earl Woods
- Buddy Young and Jane White
Dicie M. and Norma J. Nettles
Buddy Young and Jane White