Franklyn MacCormack

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 8th, 1906, Died June 12th, 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.

Recordings

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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "MacCormack, Franklyn," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107097.

MacCormack, Franklyn. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107097.

"MacCormack, Franklyn." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107097

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