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B.A. Degree from Ark. State College. School teacher and Principal, 18 years. Plays Longbow. Entertain­ment experience: Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn.; To Tell the Truth, CBS-TV; etc. Records for RCA Records. Albums: The Jimmy Driftwood Album; and Wilderness Road. Songs re­corded: Battle of New Orleans; Soldier's Joy; Old Joe Clark; Tenn. Stud; Bunker Hill; Arkansas Traveler; Sittin' By Sittin' Bull; The Bear Flew Over the Ocean; Unfortunate Man; Fair Rosamond's Bower; Country Boy; I'm Too Young to Marry; Sailor Man; Zelma Lee; Rattlesnake Song. Writer of: Tenn. Stud; The Bear Flew Over the Ocean, 1959; Answer to the Battle of New Orleans; Sal's Got a Sugar Lip. Business enter­prise: Battle Music. Address: Timbo, Arkansas.
Drusky, Roy Frank, b. 6/22/30, Alloway Place, Atlanta, Ga.; w. Bobbye Jean SwaflEord; s. Roy Frank III. Attended Roosevelt High Schl., Atlanta, Ga., 1947-8; Emory Univ., Atlanta, 1949-50; Univ. of Ga., Atlanta, 1950-1. Previous work: Auto Sales. Plays guitar. Entertainment experi­ence: WEAS Radio Show, Decatur, Ga., 1954; WLWA-TV Show, Atlanta, Ga., 1956; Ocean Pier Casino, Day-tona Beach, Fla., 1957; Georgia Jubilee, Marietta, Ga., 1957; WGST, Atlanta, Ga.; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nash­ville, Tenn. Recorded for Starday, Columbia, and Decca Records. Songs recorded: Such a Fool; Mumbling to Myself; What Am I Worth, 1956; Come Back and Love Me, 1956; I Can't Help My Loving You, 1956; So In Love Again, 1956; Til Make Amends, 1957; Three Blind Mice, 1957; That's Where Your Heartaches Begin, 1958; God Planned It That Way, 1958; I Walk to Heaven, 1958; Walking, 1958; Our Church Your Wedding, 1959; Just About That Time, 1959; Another, 1960; The Same Cor­ner, 1960; Wait and See. Most popular song was An­other. Writer of: Along With You, 1958; Country Girl, 1959; I'm Letting You Go, 1959; Leave Me Alone, 1959; One Empty Chair, 1959; My Hands Are Tied, 1959; Our Church Your Wedding, 1959; Just About That Time, 1959; The Way It's Gotta Be, 1959; Another, 1959; The Same Corner, 1959; Walking, 1959; I Will, 1959; Cheek to Cheek with the Blues, 1959; Someplace to Cry, 1959.

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