Terry Dale

Terry (b Iris) Dale (b Hatfull). Singer, b Vancouver 2 May 1927. At four she appeared on CJOR Vancouver's 'Big Brother Bill,' a children's radio show. Later she sang at The Cave with Earl Hill's dance band, and in 1946 moved to Toronto, where she joined the Art Hallman Orchestra.

Dale, Terry

Terry (b Iris) Dale (b Hatfull). Singer, b Vancouver 2 May 1927. At four she appeared on CJOR Vancouver's 'Big Brother Bill,' a children's radio show. Later she sang at The Cave with Earl Hill's dance band, and in 1946 moved to Toronto, where she joined the Art Hallman Orchestra. With the Wayne and Shuster show she sang 1948-54 on CBC radio, in several Canadian cities, and in 1953 on tour in Japan and Korea. She was known as the 'Sweetheart of the Armed Forces' for her appearances 1948-9 on CBC radio's 'Comrades-in-Arms'.

In the 1950s Dale sang on many other CBC variety shows, including the CBC's first telecast (Toronto 1952), the premiere of Mavor Moore'sThe Hero of Mariposa (as Lillian Drone, Toronto 1954), and two TV series from Vancouver, 'Terry and Me' (1956-7, with her husband, the announcer Alan Millar) and 'The Terry Dale Show' (1957-8). Later CBC appearances included the Toronto radio show 'Terry, Joyce (Hahn) and Bill (O'Connor)' in 1962. Dale recorded some 78s with Hallman and two LPs for RCI (171, 172) with the Albert Pratz Orchestra.