Arthur Godfrey http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowa's Music Man http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowas-music-man <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>It has been 50 years since Meredith Willson's "The Music Man" premiered on stage (Dec. 19th, 1957). Our sound portrait of this talented Iowan extends back to his early days in radio. Audio courtesy of&nbsp;The Music Man Square Museum,&nbsp;Mason City Foundation and KGLO Radio. Sounds from the 1930s to 1960s, primarily in Mason City and Los Angeles.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2007 05:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 13253 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa's Music Man Now, these messages... http://iowapublicradio.org/post/now-these-messages <p></p><p>Commercials, and an unusual marketing project from radio personality Arthur Godfrey, are featured in this nostalgic look back at memorable radio-TV ads broadcast in Iowa.&nbsp;Thanks to the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting,&nbsp;the American Popcorn Company, the State Fair Museum,&nbsp;desmoinesbroadcasting.com and an&nbsp;anonymous collector. Sounds from the 1940s to 1970s, from broadcasters and production studios.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2007 04:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 13250 at http://iowapublicradio.org Now, these messages...