Listen: Kate Smith, America And Andrew Smith discussed on KRLD Programming
"Want to jump in. Doug is this true Kate Smith cannot be heard singing America beautiful anymore. I think I think they played that every day at the at the Yankees game. Yes, that's right. And they are goblet. God bless America. They pulled it. Now, somebody else is when her statue on the base. So she can't start you. And she can't sing the games. What did she do wrong? She been dead along town Kate Smith to do wrong today. Possibly have done something wrong today. Now this actually happened in the thirties. I'm sorry. Yeah. The third nineteen thirties it appeared as you said the nineteen thirty. Yeah. Could she have done in the nineteen thirties? That makes the can't hear her sing today. Okay. Please tell us from the blaze on the heels of the New York Yankees pulling late singer Kate Smith's rendition of God bless America. The team learned she's saying racially incentives instances of songs in the early nineteen thirties the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday, remove a statue Smith outside the team's arena for the same reason. And members of Smith's family who did not find out about the move until KYW TV told them or outraged at the flyers the team also said Smits, God bless America. No longer we played at games, and it has been raised from its library. I'm Paul busy. Andrew Smith's needs. Toll the station Sunday evening with her husband. Rob Andrew enter sign at aside, and Catherine was probably one of the kindest people I've ever met is the engine added Dickey w she was certainly anything. But a prejudiced person she loved everybody, all that's left. Now is the base upon which Smith statue stood Smith psychotic version of God bless America pen, by Irving, Berlin. And introducing. Nineteen thirty eight radio program became a second national anthem in the face of Adolf Hitler's rise to power Nazi Germany's global threat at the height of career during World War Two. She repeatedly was named one of the three or four most popular women in America. Schmidt's nineteen eighty six New York Times bitchy reads, no single show business figure even approached her as a seller of war bonds during World War Two and"