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WWVA, Wheeling, 1954—. Recorded on Bama, Bullet, and Decca Records. Songs recorded: Birmingham Bounce, 1950; How Can I Believe You Love Me, 1950; Lonesome Blues, 1950; Dad Gave My Hog Away, 1950; Rifles, Belts, and Bayonets, 1950; Maybe Baby You'll Be True, 1950; My Bucket's Been Fixed, 1951; Honky Tonk Blues, 1951; Boogie Woogie on a Saturday Night, 1951; I Believe That Mountain Music Is Here to Stay, 1951; Hesitation Boogie, 1951; Don't You Agree, 1951; etc. Birmingham Bounce was leading song. Album: Songs They Censored in the Hills. Writer of all songs re­corded. Business enterprises: Gunter Music and In­surance Agency, St. Clairsville, Ohio. Disc Jockey at WWVA. Address: WWVA, Wheeling, West Virginia.
Hadley, James F., "Jim," b. 3/13/22, Route 4, Hamilton, Ala.; w. Louise V. Vermillion; s. J. Daniel, 9; David L., 7; Douglas L., 6; William D., 4; d. Derrala, 1. Attended Hamilton Grade Sch., Hamilton, Ala., 1927-35; and Ham­ilton High Sch., 1935-8. Was truck driver. Plays gui­tar. Entertainment experience: WSJV, Pekin, 111., 1954-6; WTVH-TV, Peoria, 111., 1955; WBLN-TV, Blooming-ton, 111., 1956-7; WTVH-TV, Peoria, 1958-9; Hillbilly Park, Heyworth, 111., 1957. Recorded for Buddy Rec­ords. Songs recorded: Walked the Floor a Thousand Miles, 1956; Nobody Knows But Mommy, 1956; Honkey Tonk Girl—Foolish Ways, 1959; My Broken Heart Want­ed, 1959; Florine, 1959; Midnight Train, 1959. Most pop­ular song was My Broken Heart. Writer of: Walked the Floor a Thousand Miles, 1956; Nobody Knows But Mommy, 1956; Honkey Tonk Girl, 1957; Foolish Ways, 1957; Wanted, 1958. Address: Route 1, Pekin, Illinois.
Hall, Connie, b. 6/24/29, Walden, Ky.; h. John; s. John, Jr. Attended grade sch., Cincinnati, Ohio. Was cashier. Entertainment experience: WZIP, Covington, Ky.; Jim-mie Skinner Show, 1954—. Songs on Mercury Records include: We've Got Things in Common, 1958; I'm the Girl in the U. S. A., 1958; Where Do We Go from Here?, 1958; 100 Hearts or More, 1959; You Deserved Your In-vitation, 1959; Third Party at the Table, 1959; Heartache Avenue, 1959; Bottle or Me, 1959; Afterdate Rendezvous, 1959; Married to a Friend, 1959. Bottle or Me most pop-

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