Floyd “Uncle Floyd” Vivino was born into a theatrical, show business family in Paterson, NJ. In the late 60’s, early 70’s Floyd began working in the last remaining burlesque theaters as a ‘baggy pants comedian’. In 1974 he produced and starred in his own TV show, “The Uncle Floyd Show” until 2001.
Throughout the years, Uncle Floyd has also hosted and produced various radio shows and has had appearances in TV and film.
Uncle Floyd’s radio show is a mix of what might be in someone’s eclectic collection of LPs, 78s, 45s, etc. that might have been found at any garage sale over the last few decades.
Various artists such as Spike Jones, Hoosier Hot Shots, Louis Prima, Roy Rodgers, Jo Stafford, Captain Kangaroo, Bessie Smith, Soupy Sales, Bing Crosby, Ernest Tubb, B.B. King, Judy Garland, Lionel Hampton, Homer & Jethroe.
Click HERE to check out the HD1 Retro Radio Oldies schedule on WFDU FM. The Uncle Floyd Show is LIVE on Sundays at 8:00 AM starting Sunday Sep 3, 2023.