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lee, U. S. A., ABC-TV; Phillip Morris Show, MBS. Co­lumbia Records. Albums: Let's Live a Little; Sunday Down South; Smith's the Name; Sentimental Songs; Carl Smith; Softly and Tenderly. Songs recorded: The Best Years of Your Life; Hey Joe; Are You Teasin' Me; Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way; You Are the One; Loose Talk; I'll Kiss the Past Goodbye; Ten Thou­sand Drums; Why Did You Come My Way; Cut Across Shorty; Make the Water Wheel Roll; Amazing Grace; Back Up Buddy; Blood That Stained the Old Rugged Cross; Dog-gone It Baby, I'm in Love; Don't Just Stand There; Don't Tease Me; Gethsemane; Go, Boy, Go; How About You; I Overlooked an Orchid; I Feel Like Cry­ing; I Just Dropped In to Say Goodbye; If Tear Drops Were Pennies; If You Do Dear; If You Tried as Hard to Love Me; I'll Be List'ning; It's a Lovely, Lovely World; I've Changed; Kisses Don't Lie; Love, Oh Crazy Love; Me and My Broken Heart; More Than Anything Else in the World; Words of the Lord; You're Free to Go; Nail-Scarred Hand; No, I Don't Believe I Will; Old Lonesome Times; Our Honeymoon; Satisfaction Guaran­teed; Sing Her a Love Song; Softly and Tenderly; There She Goes; There's Nothing as Sweet as My Baby; This Orchid Means Goodbye; Time's A'Wastin'; Trademark; Wait a Little Longer Please Jesus; We Shall Meet Some Day; What Am I Going to Do with You; Past; etc. Movies: Buffalo Guns; The Badge of Marshall Brennan. Awards and honors: Farm and Ranch Award, 1951; Best Folk Artist, Cash Box, 1952; Country Song Roundup Award, 1952; Billboard Award, 1953. Plays guitar. Ad­dress: 213 Albert Building, Nashville, Tennessee. Smith, Chester, 3/29/30, Wade, Okla.; w. Naomi Lois Cren­shaw; Schools attended: Turlock Union High Schl., Tur-lock, Calif., 1945; and Modesto High Schl., Modesto, Calif., 1946-7. Plays mandolin. Entertainment experi­ence: KTRB, Modesto, Calif., 1947—; Channels 3 and 10, Sacramento, Calif., 1955-7; Channel 12, Fresno, Calif., 1956-7; KVUE-TV, Sacramento, Calif., 1959—. Capitol Records 1953-7. Songs recorded: If I Had My Life to Live Over Again, 1953; Wishing My Life Away, 1953; Weeping Heart, 1953; Sweet Memories, 1953; Cold Grey

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