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Tom's, Bishop, Calif., 1941-2; U. S. Army Special Serv­ices, 1942-5; WNOX Tenn. Barn Dance, Knoxville, Tenn., 1945-7; WIVK, Knoxville, Tenn., 1948-9; WLAP, 1950-2; WCYB, Bristol, Va., 1952-3; WJHL-TV, Johnson City, Tenn., 1953-8; WBIR-TV and WATE-TV, Knoxville, Tenn., 1958—. Address: Route 3, Crescent Drive, Knox­ville 20, Tennessee.
Harvestors Quartet, WBT and WBT-TV, Charlotte, N. C. Tours throughout U. S. presenting Gospel concerts. Quartet organized Jan., 1954. Former and present mem­bers of quartet: Bill Hefner, 1st tenor and manager; Buddy Parker, 2nd tenor; Fred Rose, bass, 1958; Don Norman, baritone; Jack Clark, pianist, 1958; Jay Sim­mons, bass, 1959; Herschel Wooten; Pat Patterson; David Reece. Recorded on Stateswood, Sing, Columbia Rec­ords. Albums: Harvest Time; Room at the Cross; etc. Songs recorded: Old Gospel Ship; That Will Be a Great Day; I Have a Desire; God Is God; Coming Home; I'll Be a Friend to Jesus; Every Hour and Every Day; Let God Abide; I just Telephone Upstairs; I Shall Not Be Moved; Closer Than a Brother; Up, Above My Head; Room at the Cross; Do Unto Others; Listen to the Bells; I'm Counting Every Mile; I Want to Be More Like Jesus; When Shall I Be; Rock of Ages; Fm Living in Canaan Now; Farther Along; What a Great Day That Will Be; I Want to Know; Wait Upon the Lord; When I'm Alone. Address: WBT Radio and TV, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Hawkins, Harold F. "Hawkshaw," b. 12/22/21, Huntington, W. Va. Attended Huntington Grade Sch. and Hunting­ton High Sch., Huntington, W. Va. Plays guitar. En­tertainment experience: WSAZ, Huntington, W. Va., 1937; WWVA Jamboree, Wheeling, W. Va., 1946-54; CBS Radio, 1946-54; Jubilee, U. S. A., ABC-TV, 1954-5; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1955—. Re­corded for King, 1945—, 40 releases; RCA, 1953—, 35 releases; Columbia, 3 releases. Albums: 16 All-Time Favorites; Hawkshaw Hawkins. Songs recorded: Slow Poke; Sunny Side of the Mountain; I'm Kissing Your Picture; Counting Tears; Be My Life's Companion; If I Ever Get Rich Mom; Rattlesnakin' Daddy; I Am Slowly

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