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Monroe, Charles "Charlie" Pendleton, b. 7/4/03, near Rosine and Beaver Dam, Ky.; w. Elizabeth Fonza Miller. Worked in auto factory. Attended Horton Grade Schl., Horton, Ky., 1909-17. He and Bill sang several years as the Monroe Brothers. Plays guitar. Entertainment ex­perience: WAAW, Omaha, Neb., 1934-5; Dancer, WLS Barn Dance, Chicago, 111., 1932-3; WBT, Charlotte, N. C, 1935-6; WFBC, Greenville, S. C, 1936-7; WPTF, Raleigh, N. C, 1937-8; WWVA Jamboree, Wheeling, W. Va., 1939-40; WHAS, Louisville, Ky., 1940-1; WNOX, Knoxville, Tenn., 1938-9; Radio and TV throughout U.S.A., until March, 1957. Band called Ky. Pardners. RCA Records include: Mother's Not Dear, 1946; No Depression, 1946; Rubber Neck Blues, 1946; Who's Calling You Sweet­heart, 1946; It's Only a Phonograph Record, 1947; I'm Coming Back but I Don't Know When, 1947; Down in the Willow Garden, 1947; Bringing in the Georgia Mail, 1947; When the Angels Carry Me Home, 1948; If We Never Meet Again, 1948; Camping in Canaan's Land, 1948; Don't Forget to Pray, 1948; I Know You'll Under­stand, 1948; Memory Lane, 1948; Walking with You in My Dreams, 1948; Shenandoah Valley Waltz, 1948; etc. Most popular song was Down in the Willow Garden. Writer of: I'm Weary of Heartaches, 1951; Find 'Em, Fool 'Em and Leave 'Em Alone, 1951; That's What I Like About You, 1952; I'm Old Ky. Bound, 1952; Why Did You Say Goodbye, 1952; Weep and Cry, 1952. Re­tired March, 1957. Business enterprise: Coal mine and coal yard on Highway 62, between Beaver Dam and Rosine, Ky. Address: Box 11, Beaver Dam, Kentucky.
Montana, Patsy (Rubye B. Rose), b. 10/30/14, Hot Springs, Ark.; h. Paul E. Rose; d. Beverly, 24; Judith, 21. At­tended Hope High Schl., Hope, Ark. Plays guitar. En­tertainment experience: WLS National Barn Dance, Chicago, 111., 1935—; KMOX, St. Louis, Mo.; TV Guest Shots, ABC, CBS, and NBC; Wake Up and Smile, ABC Radio, 1946-7; World Champion Rodeo, 1938; 5,000 per­sonal appearances throughout U. S., Canada, and Alaska, 1935-59. Sang and toured with the Prairie Ramblers, 1934-48. Recorded for Surf, RCA, Columbia, Melotone, Vocalian, Decca Records. Songs recorded: When Flow-
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