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Rose Publication Agent, Houston. Address: 6215 Sher­wood Avenue, Houston, Texas.
Cutrer, T. Tommy, b. 6/29/24, Osyka, Miss.; w. Vicky; 4 Zelicia, 9; and Zenette, 6. Attended schools in Osyka and Chatawa, Miss. Entertainment experience and Disc Jockey: WSKB, McComb, Miss., 1944; Houston, Texas; KCIJ, Shreveport, La., 1952; and WSM Radio and Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1955—. Co-writer of I've Kissed You My Last Time. Business enterprise: Donut Stand, Gallatin Road, Nashville, Tenn. Honor: Nation's Top Disc Jockey, 1957, Billboard. Records for Mercury. Address: WSM Radio, Nashville, Tenn.
Dacus, William Eschol "Smokey." b. 7/24/11, Quinton, Okla; w. Faye Rachel Thompson. Schools attended: Grade School, Quinton, Okla., 1918-23; Grade and High School, Blackwell, Okla., 1923-9; and Tulsa Univ., Tulsa, Okla., 1929-30. Plays drums. Entertainment experience: Tulsa Serenadeers, Tulsa, Okla., 1930-34; and Bob Wills' Texas Playboys, Tulsa, 1935-41. Now station manager for KAMO, Rogers, Ark. Recorded twice a year for Colum­bia Records, 1935-41. Write-ups in music publications, 1935-41. Address: Pea Ridge, Arkansas.
Daffan, Theron Eugene "Ted." b. 9/12/12, Beauregarde Par-rish, La.; w. Fannie Lee Martin "Bobbie Daffan"; d. Dorothy Jean, 20. Graduated from Jefferson Davis High School, Houston, Texas, 1930. Was electronics worker. Plays steel guitar. Entertainment experience: KPRC, Houston, Texas, 1933; Blue Ridge Playboys, Houston, 1934-5; Bar X Cowboys, Houston, 1936-40; Ted Daffan and The Texans, 1941-50s; Ballroom Venice Peer, Los Angeles, Calif., 1944-6; Columbia Records, 1939-51; Town Hall, Compton, Calif., 1948-9; and Touring U. S., 1949-54. Recorded for Okeh and Columbia Records. Songs re­corded: Worried Mind, 1940; Blue Steel Blues, 1940; Always Alone, 1941; Weary Worried and Blue, 1941; Born to Lose, 1943; No Letter Today, 1943; Look Who's Talking, 1944; Bluest Blues, 1944; Heading Down the Wrong Highway, 1945; Shadow on My Heart, 1945; Trouble Keeps Hanging, 1945; Round My Door, 1945; Shut That Gate, 1946; Broken Vows, 1946; Got Five Dollars and It's Saturday Night, 1950. Born to Lose

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