Amos n Andy

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tih-230112 Original Amos n Andy Debuts

On January 12, 1926, a two-man comedy series “Sam ‘n’ Henry” debuted on Chicago’s WGN radio station. It centered around two black men who had come from the deep south to Chicago to seek their fortunes. When the show moved to a different radio station two years later, its name changed to “Amos ‘n’ Andy.” The “Amos ‘n’ Andy” radio show became one of the most popular radio shows in American history.

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