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Gloom Chasers
WLS National Barn Dance

About the Group

About The Group

Back about 1945 or so, the Gloom Chasers were on WLS in Chicago. They came from Pennsylvania they said.

Timeline and Trivia Notes

Group Members included:

  • Betty Jane Spies, bass fiddle
  • John Spies (he and Betty Jane were married), accordion
  • "Slim" Slonaker, vibraharp
  • John De Stephano, guitar