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Campbell, Archie J. (Grandpappy), b. 11/7/14, Greene County, Tenn.; w. Mary Lee Lewis; s. Stephen Archie, 13; Phillip Edward Lee, 8. Attended Bulls Gap High School, Bulls Gap, Tenn., 1929-33; and Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, N. C, 1934-5. Plays guitar, sings, and is comedian. Entertainment experience: WNOX Radio, Tenn. Barn Dance and Mid-Day Merry-Go-Round, Knox-ville, Tenn., 1936-7; WDOD, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1937-41; WATE-TV, Knoxville, Tenn., 1952-8; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1959—. Recorded for Mercury and RCA. Songs recorded: Just a Closer Walk with Thee; Beyond the Sunset; Black Is the Color; Trouble in the Amen Corner; etc. Most popular song was Trouble in the Amen Corner. Known for his com­edy on the WSM Prince Albert Show, NBC. Wrote: The Poet; That's Good, That's Bad; and Trouble in the Amen Corner. Address: WSM Radio, Nashville, Tenn.
Carlisle, Bill, b. 12/19/08, Wakefield, Ky.; w. Leona; s. Billy; d. Shelia. Attended schools in Wakefield and Louisville, Ky. Entertainment experience: WLAP, Lexington, Ky., 1931; Radio, Louisville, Ky., 1937; Radio, Charlotte, N.C.; WNOX, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1949; WSB, Atlanta, Ga.; KWKH La. Hayride, Shreveport, La.; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tennessee; Jubilee, U. S. A., ABC-TV; and WSM Grand Ole Opry. Sang with Cliff Carlisle for several years, and now has group called The Car-lisles. Recorded for Bluebird, Mercury, RCA, and King Records. Albums: On Stage with The Carlisles; and Fresh From the Country. Songs recorded: Do You Need Any Help; Rattlesnake Daddy; Is Zat You Myrtle; Un-pucker; Shake a Leg; Too Old to Cut the Mustard; I'm Rough Stuff; Knot Hole; Gettin' Younger; Poor Man's Riches; Business Man; Fresh from the Country; Rain­bow at Midnight; Lost on a Sea of Sorrow; Tramp on the Street; Dollar Bill Mama Blues, I and II; Where There's a Will There's a Way; The Girl in the Blue Vel­vet Band; Old Joe Clark; Wedding Bells; Maggie, Get the Hammer; Empty Arms; Wheels of Destiny; Love in the First Degree; Rainbow Follows Rain; I Hope You See the Same Star I Do; and Skip to My Lou. Co-writer
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