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W. Va., 1953; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV. Columbia Rec­ords. Songs recorded: Forget My Broken Heart; Give Me a Little Chance; Hello Operator; Life You Want to Live; Who Do You Think They Would Blame; Wouldn't You. Now in the ministry. Address: WWVA, Wheel­ing, West Virginia.
Pack, Marshall Thomas, b. 6/20/22, Belton, S. C; w. Ruby Beiers; s. Ronald, 14. Attended W. Pelzer Grade Sch., Pelzer, S. C, 1928-33; and Clinton High Sch., Clinton, S.C., 1933-9. Worked as window washer; machine ap­prentice; elevator operator; and store clerk. Gospel singer. Entertainment experience: WAIM, Anderson, S.C., 1934; Pack Family Quartet, Clinton, S.C., 1935-42; Radio, Anderson, S.C., 1939-42; Washington News Re­porter, Wash., D.C., 1950; Precious Mem'ries Quartet, Atlanta, Ga., 1958-9; WLOS-TV, Asheville, N.C.; WEAS, Decatur, Ga.; WNOX, Knoxville, Tenn., 1948; Gospel singer and Disc Jockey, WBAC, Cleveland, Tenn., 1959—. Sang with Home Folks Quartet, 1950-3. Gibson, Repub­lic, Joy, Songs of Faith; Sing; and Pack Records. Songs recorded: Dying from Home and Lost, 1947; Standing Outside, 1947; Mail Order from Heaven, 1955; When I Sit Down with God, 1955; One by One, 1956; I Recom­mend, 1956; Every Hour and Every Day, 1957; Precious Love, 1957; I Didn't Know Just What to Do, 1958; He's My Savior, Lord, and King, 1958; Somebody Touched Me, 1959; Snow in His Hair, 1959; Mother Is Old, 1958; Memories of Mother, 1958; Shut-in Mother, 1958; Won­der If Mother Is Thinking of Me, 1958; Mail Order Song, 1959; Searching for You, 1959. Most popular song was Snow in His Hair. Writer of: Dear Lord Don't Let Go of My Hand, 1957; Every Hour and Every Day, 1957; Mother Is Old, 1956 (co-writer); Snow in His Hair, 1958; Mail Order from Heaven, 1955; Memories of Mother, 1958; I Recommend, 1956; One by One, 1956; Precious Love, 1958; I Don't Know Just What to Do, 1958; River of Life, 1956; Lord, I've Tried to Be True, 1959; Search­ing for You, 1958; Mail Order Song, 1958; And So the Savior Passed on By, 1959; etc. Co-writer of: He's My Savior, Lord and King, 1957; I Wonder If Mother Is Thinking of Me, 1958; Shut-in Mother's Prayer, 1958.
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