This picture features “Smilin’ Johnnie and his Prairie Pals” performing in the studio on the CJGX Sunbeam Show in Yorkton in 1946. Smilin’ Johnnie and his wife Eleanor Dahl entertained for 60 years across Canada. They were home-based artists. They published a book about the story of Smilin’ Johnnie entitled Eight Miles North .... One Mile East of Wroxton. Refer to their Web site Hillbilly Music.com. Could readers help us in identifying the band members.
Source of photo:
Del Sveinsson Fonds
Contact Terri Lefebvre Prince, Heritage Researcher,
City of Yorkton Archives,
Box 400, 37 Third Avenue North,
Yorkton, Sask. S3N 2W3