George Gobel

May 20, 1919
Chicago, Illinois, USA


"Lonesome" George Gobel was barely of voting and drinking age when he was first hired as a musician/comic on the WLS radio Barn Dance in his native Chicago. True stardom eluded Gobel until 1954, when he debuted in his own variety series on NBC television. Historians have compared Gobel's low-key, self-effacing style to that of Herb Shriner and Johnny… More


George Gobel Videos

Twas The Night Before Christmas
2 minutes 20 seconds
Alice Thru The Looking Glass
1 minutes 40 seconds

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