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|Bing Crosby Decca Records Grasch Radio & Appliance Co. "House of Polka Hits" 4322 W. Forest Home Ave. Milw., Wis., Phone, MI 5-0241
Greyscale photograph of Bing Crosby's head on yellow background. Black signature on left of image, text on lower portion of button under black horizontal line.
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This button celebrates and advertises Bing Crosby's Decca Record. It also serves as a vinyl record cleaner.
Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Jr. (1903 – 1977) was an American singer and actor. He was famous for for his warm bass-baritone voice. Crosby had over half a billion records in circulation, and was one of the best-selling recording artists of the 20th century.
Grasch Radio & Appliance Co. is an established small record store in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The store carried pop music upon its inception, possibly in the late 1950s and specialized in polkas and country music in the 80s.