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Dexter, Al (Albert Poindexter), b. 1902, Jacksonville, Texas. Previous work: House painter. Recorded for Vocalion, Okeh, and Columbia Records. Songs recorded: So Long, Pal; Too Late to Worry; I'm Losing My Mind over You; Guitar Polka; Wine, Women, and Song; Pistol Packin' Mama; Rosalita; New Broom Guitar; I'll Wait for You Dear; Honky Tonk Blues; Little Sod Shanty; Car Hop-pin' Mama; In a Little Green Valley; One More Day in Prison; Walking in My Sleep; Come Back to Me My Darling; Let Me Join the C.C.C.; New Soldier's Fare­well; Alimony Blues; You Will Always Be My Darling; Sundown Polka; I'm Lost Without You; etc. Award: Voted by Juke Box Operators the leading artist of 1946. Owns Bridgeport Club, Dallas, Texas. Address: Bridge­port Club, Dallas, Texas.
Dickens, Jimmy, b. 12/19/25, Bolt, W. Va. Attended Raleigh County Schools, W. Va. and W. Va. Univ., Morgantown, W. Va. Entertainment experience: WJLS, Beckley, W. Va.; WMNN, Fairmont, W. Va.; WKNX, Saginaw, Mich.; WING, Dayton, Ohio; WLW, Cincinnati, Ohio; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1948; and Phillip Morris Country Show, CBS Radio. Began singing as Jimmy the Kid, and was a member of Johnny Bailes and His Happy Valley Boys, featuring Mollie O'Day. Songs on Columbia Records include: A-Sleepin' at the Foot of the Bed; Country Boy; Just When I Needed You; My Heart's Bouquet; When Your House Is Not a Home; Take an Old Cold Tater; I Can't Help It; I'm Little But I'm Loud; We Could; Out Behind the Barn; May Be Silly; The Galvanized Washing Tubb; Are You Insured Beyond the Grave; Blackeyed Joe's; Closing Time; Conscience; Current Hits No. 4; I'm Braver Now; Hey Worm; Love Song of the Bayou; Old Country Preacher; Ribbon and Rose; Rock Me; Salty Boogie; Stinky Pass the Hat Around; Take Me As I Am; That Little Old Country Church House; When They Get Too Rough; Where Did the Sunshine Go; You All Come; You Better Not Do That; Whatever You Were; Family Reunion; Me and My Big Loud Mouth; I Got a Hole in My Pocket; The Heifer; They Locked God Outside the Iron Curtain; Waitress, Waitress; I'm Making Love to a
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