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Lulu Belle, (Myrtle Eleanor Cooper Wiseman), b. 12/24/13, Boone, N. C; h. Sky land Scotty Wiseman; d. Linda Lou, 24; s. Steven Scott, 19. Was clerk in store. Plays guitar and does comedy. Entertainment experience: WLS Na­tional Barn Dance, Chicago, 111., 1932—teamed with Scotty, 1933; Breakfast in the Blue Ridge, WLS; WLS, 1932-58; WNBQ-TV, Chicago, 111., 1949-57; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1950 and 52; Ozark Jubilee, ABC-TV, 1957 and 58; Steve Allen Show, NBC-TV, 1955; etc. Sang on Conqueror; Bluebird; Brunswick; Vo­cation; Vogue; Mercury; Ka-Hill Records. See Scott Wiseman for songs recorded. In 7 movies including: Shine On Harvest Moon, Republic, 1938; Country Fair, Republic, 1939; Village Barn Dance, 1940, Republic; Swing Your Partner, Republic, 1942; National Barn Dance, Paramount, 1943; Hi Ya Neighbor; etc. Team of Lulu Belle and Scotty set house attendance records for their programs, 1937 and 1948. Address: Route 2, Spruce Pine, North Carolina.
McAuliff, William Leon, "Mr. Steel Guitar." b. 1/3/17, Houston, Texas; w. Lucylle Ezell; d. Lucy Ellen, 11; s. Roger, 9. Schools attended: Sunset Elem. Schl., Hous­ton, Texas, 1924-9; Alex. Hamilton Jr. High Schl., Hous­ton, 1930-2; John Reagan Sr. High Schl., Houston, 1932-4. Plays steel guitar. Entertainment experience: Night Clubs, Houston, Texas, 1934; Light Crust Doughboys and W. Lee O'Daniel, 1934-5; Bob Wills and Texas Playboys, 1935-42; Leon McAuliff and Cimarron Boys, 1946—; Lawrence Welk Show, ABC-TV; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn.; Town Hall Party, Compton, Calif.; etc. Recordings; Beautiful Texas, Brunswick, 1934; Bob Wills, Columbia, 200 rec­ords, 1935-42; Majestic, 1946; Columbia, 1949-55; Cimar­ron, 1956; Dot, 1958; Cimarron, 1959—; Steel Guitar Rag; Take It Away Leon; Blue Man's Blues; Dial L-O-V-E for Me; Hard-Hear ted Gal; Mr. Steel Guitar; One Little Dream of You; Run 'Em Off; Silver Bells; One O'Clock Jump; etc. San Antonio Rose most popular song re­corded. Writer of: Steel Guitar Rag, 1933; Panhandle Rag, 1949; Little Gal, 1937; Blue Bonnet Rag, 1938; Pan­handle Waltz, 1950; Mr. Steel Guitar, 1952; Cimarron
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