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Tenn., 1955; Renfro Valley Barn Dance and Renfro Val­ley Gathering CBS, 1956—. Wrote They'll Do It Every-time; and co-writer of I'm Saving All My Love for You. Address: Mt. Vernon, Kentucky.
Flatt, Lester Raymond, b. 6/28/14, Overton County, Term.; w. Gladys Lee Stacey; d. Brenda Carolyn, 14. Attended grammar schl., Overton Co., Tenn., 1920-8. Worked in textile mill. Entertainment experience: WDBJ, Roa­noke, Va.; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1944-8; WCYB, Bristol, Va., 1948; WROL, Knoxville, Tenn., 1949; Lexington, Ky.; Tampa, Fla.; Roanoke, Va.; Raleigh, N. C; WNOX Tenn. Barn Dance, Knoxville, Tenn.; WRVA Old Dominion Barn Dance, Richmond, Va.; two weeks on Broadway, N.Y.C., 1954; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1953—; Martha White Shows, WSM, Nashville, Tenn.; WTVC, Chattanooga, Tenn.; WATE-TV, Knoxville, Tenn.; WSAZ-TV, Hunt­ington, W. Va.; WSM-TV, Nashville, Tenn.; WTWV, Tupelo, Miss.; WJTV, Jackson, Miss.; WHIS-TV, Blue-field, W. Va.; WDXI-TV, Jackson, Tenn.; WBOY-TV, Clarksburg, W. Va.; WSLS-TV, Roanoke, Va.; Spring Festival of Music, CBS-TV, 1960. Plays guitar. Mer­cury and Columbia Records. Songs recorded: God Loves His Children; I'm Going to Make Heaven My Home; We'll Meet Again Sweetheart; My Cabin in Caro­line; Bouquet in Heaven; Baby Blue Eyes; Down the Road; Why Don't You Tell Me So; I'll Never Shed An­other Tear; Til Be Going to Heaven Someday; Foggy Mt. Breakdown; No Mother or Dad; So Happy Til Be; Is It Too Late Now; Til Never Love Another; My Little Girl in Tenn.; Pain in My Heart; Take Me in a Life­boat; Farewell Blues; Doing My Time; Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms; I'll Just Pretend; Old Salty Dog Blues; Pike County Breakdown; Will the Roses Bloom; Preachin' Pray in' Singin'; God Loves His Children; Back to the Cross; Pray for the Boys; Reunion in Heaven (all recorded from 1948 to 51, Mercury); Fm Head over Heels in Love, 1951; Come Back Darling, 1951; Fm Waiting to Hear You Call Me Darling, 1951; The Old Home Town, 1951; I'll Stay Around, 1951; We Can't Be Darlings Anymore, 1951; Jimmie Brown, the

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