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Recorded 22 years with RCA Victor—672 single releases and 56 albums. Also recorded for Decca, ABC-Para­mount, and Ampar Records. Songs recorded: Chime Bells; Someday; Detour; There's a Star Spangled Ban­ner Waving Somewhere; Maybe I'll Cry; It is No Secret; Cannonball Yodel; Lorelei; Patent Leather Boots; Be­yond the Sunset; Quicksilver; Rogue River Valley; Broken Wings; God's Little Candles; Tying the Leaves; Will the Angels Let Me Play; Weep No More My Dar­ling; When the Roses Bloom Again; Mocking Bird Hill; Nuevo. Albums: The Wandering Cowboy; Beyond the Sunset; and Elton Britt Yodel Songs. Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere leading record seller with over 4 million sold by 1960. Writer or co-writer of: Chime Bells; Maybe I'll Cry; Cannonball Yodel; Some­day; Lorelei; Patent Leather Boots. Movies: Laramie, Columbia; The Last Doggie, 20th Century Fox; and The Prodigal Son, Universal-International. Business Enter­prises: Pin Oak Corporation, Damascus, Md., and Eltone Music Co., Damascus, Md. Awards: Dept. of Defense "Award of Esteem," 1951; Ascap Membership Award, 1946; RCA Victor Gold Record, 1942; and Personal invi­tation to entertain President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Ad­dress: Box 2, Damascus, Md.
Browns, The; Jim Edward, Maxine, and Bonnie. Jim: Ark. State Teachers College; Ark. A. & M. College; and Ark. Univ. Bonnie: Graduated from high school, 1955. Max-ine's husband: Tom Russell; Bonnie's husband: Dr. Gene D. Ring. Maxine's son: James Brown Russell. Maxine plays guitar and piano; Jim plays guitar. Entertain­ment experience: KLRA Barnyard Frolics, Little Rock, Ark.; KWKH La. Hayride, Shreveport, La.; Jubilee, U. S. A., ABC-TV, 1955—; Arthur Murray Show, NBC-TV. Recorded for RCA since 1956. Albums: Town and Country; Jim Edward, Maxine, and Bonnie Brown; and Sweet Sounds. Songs recorded: I Heard the Bluebirds Sing; The Old Lamplighter; The Three Bells; Scarlet Ribbons; Halfway to Heaven; Looking Back to See; Draggin' Main Street; Teen Ex; I Take the Chance; Do Memories Haunt You; Don't Tell Me Your Troubles; Just As Long As I Love; Goo Goo Dada; Here Today

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