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road, auto mechanic, radio repair, and auto service man­agement. Plays electric guitar. Entertainment experi­ence: Memphis Open Air Theatre, Memphis, Tenn., 1954; KWKH La. Hayride, Shreveport, La., 1955-6; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1956-8; Jackie Glea-son Show, CBS-TV; Ozark Jubilee, ABC-TV; Ed Sulli­van Show, CBS-TV; Jimmy Dean Show, Washington, D.C., Jimmy Rodgers Show, NBC-TV; The Chevy Show, NBC-TV; etc. He and Marshall Grant make up the Tenn. Two, which accompanies Johnny Cash, 1954—. Colum­bia Records. Songs recorded: Bandana; Wabash Blues, 1960; and on the Johnny Cash Sun and Columbia Rec­ords. Associated with Johnny Cash Enterprise, Sherman Oaks, Calif. Group voted the best new instrumental group, 1957. Address: 3195 Nathan, Memphis, Tennes­see.
Phillips, William Clarence "Bill." b. 1/28/36, Canton, N. C; w. Nita June Rich; s. William George, 1. Attended Bethel High School, Canton, N. C, 1947-53. In upholster­ing business. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: Old South Jamboree, Miami, Fla., 1955; WMIL, Miami; Granada Club, Miami; WMIL-TV, Miami; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn.; WLAC-TV, Nashville, Tenn.; etc. Columbia recordings include: Lying Lips, 1958; There's a Change in Me, 1958; Tears That Fall, 1959; Foolish Me, 1959; Sawmill, 1959; You Are the Reason, 1959; Georgiatown Blues, 1959; Till I Get Enough of These Blues, 1959. Most popular song was Sawmill. Writer of: There's a Change in Me, 1958; Falling Back to You, 1958; It's All My Heartache, 1958; It's Best This Way, 1959. Address: WSM Radio, Nashville, Tennessee.
Pickard Family: Dad, guitar; Mom, auto-harp; Bubb; Char­lie; Ruth; Ann. Entertainment experience: 40 different radio stations; 3 networks; 3 TV stations; WSM, Nash­ville, Tenn.; WMAQ, Chicago, 111.; Philadelphia, Pa.; Hollywood, Calif.; KTTV, Los Angeles, Calif. ABC-Eagle recordings include: The Family That Prays To­gether Stays Together; I Could Marry Kitty Wells; etc. Movie: Billy The Kid. Address: KTTV, Los Angeles, California.
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