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Town Hall Party: Present series of programs began, Novem­ber 23, 1957, Compton, Calif.; program on Channel 11, Compton, Calif. Past and present performers: PeeWee Adams; Rex Allen; Les Anderson; Johnny Bond; Martha Carson; Johnny Cash; Alvis Coker; Larry Collins; Lor-rie Collins; Ted Daffan; Eddie Dean; Tommy Duncan; Lefty Frizzell; Freddy Hart; Cousin Herb Henson; Myr-na Jay; Fiddlin Kate; Rose Lee; Skeets McDonald; Joe Maphis; Billy Mize; Wayne Raney; Tex Ritter; Tommy Sands; Bonnie Sloan; Tom Tall; Gorden Terry; Merle Travis; Marilyn Tuttle; Wesley Tuttle; Slim Willet; Mac Wiseman; etc.
World's Original WWVA Jamboree: WWVA Radio, Wheel­ing, W. Va.; began in 1926; held in Virginia Theatre, each Saturday night; 2 shows; On CBS Radio every third Saturday night. Past and present regular per­formers: Red Allen; Johnny Bailes; Uncle Charley Bar-nette; Red Belcher; Skeeter Bonn; Elton Britt; Hylo Brown; Bill Browning; James Carson; Lou Childre; Bill Clifton; Betty Cody; Cook Brothers; Carolee Cooper; Stoney Cooper; Wilma Lee Cooper; Hugh Cross; Donna Darlene; Lazy Jim Day; Abner Doolittle; Bud Durham; Marion Durham; Crazy Elmer; Shug Fisher; Jimmy Gately; Don Gibson; Billy Grammer; Hardrock Gunter; Hawkshaw Hawkins; Dolph Hewitt; Gene Hooper; Jim and Jessee; Cousin Jody; Jerry Johnson; Grandpa Jones; Don Kidwell; Lone Pine; Joni Lee; Ramblin Lou; Lou-vin Brothers; Daisy Mae; Jimmy Martin; Curley Miller; Charlie Monroe; Juanita Moore; Lee Moore; George Morgan; Abbe Neal; Osborne Brothers; Dusty Owens; Wayne Raney; Don Reno; Ace Richman and Sunshine Boys; Rusty and Doug; Slim Rogers; Roy Scott; Ma-belle Seiger; Big Slim; Red Smiley; Hank Snow; Red Sovine; Toby Stroud; Carl Stuart; Dottie Swan; Rudy Thacker; Chicki Williams; Cy Williams; Dock Williams; etc.

E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III