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Dying of a Broken Heart; Teardrops from My Eyes; Got You on My Mind; Barbara Allen; I Love the Way You Said Goodnight; Picking Sweethearts; Heavenly Road; Rebound; I'll Be Gone; My Fate Is in Your Hands; It Would Be a Doggone Lie; A Heap of Lovin'; It Ain't on the Menu; Pan American; Would You Like to Have a Broken Heart; Everybody's Got a Girl But Me; Doghouse Boogie; Blue Skies in Your Eyes; Two Roads; I'm Waiting Just for You; Unwanted; Tangled Heart; The Longer We're Together; Loaded with Love; Kaw-liga; A Heartache to Recall; Life Lost Its Color; I Hate Myself; Car Hoppin' Man; So Doggone Mean; The Love You Steal; Standing at the End of My World; All Because of My Jealous Heart; Shotgun Boogie; I Wasted a Nickel; Got You on My Mind; She Was Here; Are You Happy; Soldier's Joy; I'll Get Even with You; Apolo­gize; Freedom; I've Got It Again; Patanio; Action; Oh How I Cried; Gotta Have Fun. Slowpoke most popular song. Address: WSM Radio, Nashville, Tennessee.
Heap, James "Jimmy." b. 3/3/22, Taylor, Texas; w. Jerry Jo Morton; s. Jimmy Joe, 6. Attended Taylor High Sch., Taylor, Texas, 1936-40. Previous work: service station and Taylor Bedding Mfg. Co. Plays guitar. Entertain­ment experience: KTAE, Taylor, Texas, 1948-59; KTBC-TV, Austin, Texas, 1957-8; KRLD Big D Jamboree, Dal­las, Texas; Tours throughout the U. S. Recorded on Capitol, Imperial, and Dart Records. Songs recorded: Release Me, 1954; Butter Nut, 1955; Cry Cry Darling, 1955; Wild Side of Life, 1948; Ethyl in My Gas Tank, Imperial, 1949; Gismo, Dart, 1959; etc. Release Me was most popular song. Business enterprises: Fame Rec­ords, Inc., Taylor, Texas; Mel-Mat Music Inc., Taylor. Address: 215 Davis, Taylor, Texas.
Helms, Bobby Lee, b. 8/15/33, Bloomington, Ind.; w. Esther Marie Hendrickson; s, Bobby Bun, 7; Randy Scott, 5; d. Debbie Kay, 3. Attended Fairview Sch. and Blooming­ton High School, Bloomington, Ind. Dairy work. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: WWTV, Blooming­ton, Ind., 1946-54; Channel 4, Indianapolis, Ind.; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1950-4; Jubilee, U. S. A., ABC-TV, 1957-9; Ed Sullivan Show, CBS-TV,

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