b. USA, d. day unknown. Band innovator Dick Wickman inaugurated his 1st orchestra in 1941 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. Nevertheless, only a yr later his profession was interrupted when he was known as up for armed service service. Following a end of Globe Battle II Wickman embarked on some businesses before time for leading his dance music group. Through the entire remainder from the 40s and in to the 50s the Dick Wickman Orchestra demonstrated probably one of the most well-known playing the Midwest resort and ballroom circuit. He also founded an independently managed record label release a the music group’s tunes, including their theme melody, ‘I DESIRE TO BE Happy’. Regardless of the fall off in income affecting dance rings during the past due 50s and early 60s, Wickman’s group managed their stature with engagements in Iowa as well as the Dakotas aswell as Nebraska. In 1965 these were the central appeal on the television show released from Lincoln, Nebraska, which went for 3 years on KOLN Television. The group stayed mixed up in 70s, although right now Wickman was also diverting a lot of his period to split up business ventures.