Here for "A Date with Sinatra" hosted by Sandy Singer!
To have worked in any profession for parts of 7 decades, you have to have more than talent. Enthusiasm and versatility are also hallmarks of such a person -- meet Sandy Singer.
His career started at the age of 12. As a child actor in Chicago, Singer starred on radio network shows like Captain Midnight, Jack Armstrong, Tom Mix, and Little Orphan Annie. On the big screen, Sandy was featured, as himself, in the Warner Brothers film, Jamboree, adding to his feature film career, a cameo role in the original Universal 1970 production of Airport. If that's not enough, the personable Singer is a Magician [World famous, Hollywood Magic Castle's 'Cardiolojest', Ventriloquist, Pilot, and Tournament Bridge Player [He's a Life Master].
On top of all that, he's also done a 'little' radio. A professional musician, Sandy debuted in 1949 at WEEK in Peoria, Illinois, as the world's only piano playing disc jockey. After 3 years, it was obvious that if his act would play in Peoria, it would play anywhere. However, Sandy would have to perform his shtick in the military. While serving for Uncle Sam down south, Singer did a stint from 1952 to '54 at WBBQ in Augusta, Georgia. Upon discharge from the service, Sandy went to Cedar Rapids, Iowa. There he worked radio & TV at KCRG. In 1957, Sandy Singer landed a premier position at the legendary WIND in Chicago. He held court there for 2 years. In 1958, Sandy Singer began a decade-long run of success at WLOL in Minneapolis. By this time, Sandy was well-known for his weekly program on the career of Frank Sinatra. In 1969, Singer found himself in the City by the Bay. working for NBC, San Francisco is where he called home until 1973. In '74, Singer returned home to Chicago, and for the next 16 years worked mainly in TV creative production. In 1990, Sandy decided to go back on the air, when he was offered a featured time slot at KAAM in Dallas. In 1996, Singer moved to Nashville to DJ at WAPB, where he resides today.