Franklyn MacCormack (March 8, 1906 – June 12, 1971) was an American radio personality in Chicago, Illinois from the 1930s into the 1970s. After his death, Ward Quaal, the president of the last company for which MacCormack worked, described him as "a natural talent and one of the truly great performers of broadcasting's first 50 years."
Birth and Death Data: Born March 8, 1906, Died June 12, 1971
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker
Notes: Name appears in ledgers as Franklin H. McCormick and F. H. McCormick.
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-75919||10-in.||7/1/1933||Firestone service stores||Franklyn H. McCormick||Talk||speaker|
|Victor||LCS-75938||12-in. (33-1/3 rpm)||7/19/1933||A trip through the Firestone production line||Franklyn H. McCormick||Talk||speaker|
|Victor||LCS-75939||12-in. (33-1/3 rpm)||7/19/1933||A trip through the Firestone production line||Franklyn H. McCormick||Talk||speaker|
|Victor||LCS-75940||12-in. (33-1/3 rpm)||7/24/1933||A trip through the Firestone production line||Franklyn H. McCormick||Talk||speaker|
|Victor||LCS-75941||12-in. (33-1/3 rpm)||7/24/1933||A trip through the Firestone production line||Franklyn H. McCormick||Talk||speaker|
|Victor||BS-76816||10-in.||8/2/1933||Sign and color fountain||Firestone Tire and Rubber Company ; Franklyn H. McCormick||Talk||speaker|
|Victor||BS-053158||10-in.||6/21/1940||Melody of love||Franklyn MacCormack ; Wayne King Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with recitation (takes 2-4); Jazz/dance band (take 1)||speaker|
|Victor||BS-074085||10-in.||2/19/1942||Because you love me||Franklyn MacCormack ; Wayne King Orchestra||Recitation, with orchestra||speaker|
|Victor||BS-074086||10-in.||2/19/1942||The day is done||Franklyn MacCormack ; Wayne King Orchestra||Recitation, with orchestra||speaker|
|Victor||D7VB-0779||10-in.||8/7/1947||Dedication||Wayne King ; Franklyn MacCormack ; Wayne King Orchestra||Instrumental ensemble, with monologue||speaker|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "MacCormack, Franklyn," accessed July 2, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107097.
MacCormack, Franklyn. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 2, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107097.
"MacCormack, Franklyn." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 2 July 2022.
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