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as Capt. Stubby and the Buccaneers, including: Tiny Stokes; Jerry Richards; Sonny Fleming; and Pete Kay. Decca, Mercury, Rondo, Stephany Records. Songs re­corded: Beyond the Sunset, 1949; Money, Marbles, and Chalk, 1950; At the Rainbow's End, 1951; Fair, Fat, and Forty, 1952; Yearning, 1953; I Love Her Truly, 1958; Do You, 1959; etc. Most popular song was Beyond the Sunset. Writer of I Love Her Truly, 1959. Business enterprises: Real estate and farm. Does trick voices for TV and radio jingles. Awards: ASCAP, 1959; and Navy Award, 1945. Address: 5735 Howard Avenue, La Grange, Illinois.
Surratt, Cecil Walker, b. 8/17/26, Coal wood, W. Va.; w. Ruth Lauretta Blevins; s. Thomas Edward, 5. Schools at­tended: Coalwood Jr. High Schl., Coalwood, W. Va., 1933-40; Big Creek High Schl., War, W. Va, 1941-4; WMS Field Med Tech Schl, Chandler, Ariz, 1946-7; U. S. Army Air Force. Worked as mine clerk and payroll clerk. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: WBRW, Welch, W. Va, 1941; WHIS and WHIS-TV, Bluefield, W. Va, 1956—; King Coal Jamboree, Welch, 1954-6; Wyo­ming County Hayride, Pineville, W. Va, 1953-6; Carter Party, Coalwood, W. Va, 1942-6. M and L, Howard, Rich R Tone, and King Records. Songs recorded: Saved and Sanctified, 1948; Kneel Down and Pray, 1948; Plead­ing, 1949; If I Can Just Make It In, 1949; Bright Crystal Sea, 1951; Where Will You Spend Eternity, 1951; Poor Ellen Smith, 1959; The Devil and the Farmer, 1959; Brown Eyes, 1959; Going Up Cripple Creek, 1959; Wor­ried Man, 1959; Barbara Allen, 1959; Your Darling's Not Here Johnny Boy, 1960; The Mighty Miss, 1960; Ocean of Tears, 1960; Chew Tobacco Rag, 1960. Brown Eyes most popular song recorded. Writer of: Many of songs recorded. Address: WHIS-TV, Bluefield, West Virginia.
Swanee River Boys; composed of: Buford Abner; Horace Floyd; George Hughes; Merle Abner. Entertainment experience: WLW, Cincinnati, Ohio; WSAZ-TV, Hunt­ington, W. Va.; WIBC, Indianapolis, Ind. King Records. Album: Sacred Songs. Songs recorded: Glory land Boogie; Was He Quiet or Did He Cry; Do You Believe; I'd Rather Be a Servant; When I Move; Remember My

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