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Repenting; Oh So Many Years; Can You Find It in Your Heart; Change of Heart; Three Ways; I'll Always Be Your Frauline; What I Believe Dear; One Week Later; When I'm With You; I Can't Stop Loving You; She's No Angel; Jealousy; I Can't Help Wondering; Touch and Go; He's Lost His Love for Me; I Heard the Juke Box Playing; A Wedding Ring Ago; I Don't Want Your Money; Mommy for a Day; All the Time; It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angelsó1st record on Decca; The Things I Might Have Been; Release Me; I'm Too Lonely to Smile; Left to Right; Memory of Love; Di≠vided by Two; Crying Steel Guitar Waltz; You Said You Could Do Without Me; Honky Tonk Waltz; The Life They Live in Songs; Hey Joe; My Cold Cold Heart Is Melted Now; I Gave My Wedding Dress Away; After Dark; I'm a Stranger in My Home; One by One; You're Not Easy to Forget; He's Married to Me; Thou Shalt Not Steal; I Hope My Divorce Is Never Granted; As Long As I Live; Whose Shoulder Will You Cry On; I'm in Love with You; Lonely Side of Town; You and Me; No One But You; etc. Co-writer of: Whose Shoul≠der Will You Cry On; Amigo's Guitar. 1959, signed a life-time contract with Decca Records. Honors and awards: Outstanding Tenn. Citizen, Gov. Frank Clem≠ent, 1954; Best Female Artist, Billboard, Cash Box, and Jamboree, 1957; Scoop Award, Music Reporter, 1957; Favorite Female Vocalist, Billboard, 1959. Address: WSM Radio, Nashville, Tennessee.
Western, Johnny, b. 10/28/34, Two Harbors, Minn.; w. Lou≠isa; d. Louisa, 4; s. Leslie, 2. Writer, composer, actor, and singer. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: KDHL, Northfield, Minn., 1948; KMMT-TV, Minneap≠olis, Minn.; Television Films, TV Networks; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1960; etc. Recorded Ballad of Paladin, Columbia Records. Wrote Ballad of Pala≠din. TV films include: Have Gun, Will Travel; Pony Express; Gunsmoke; Boots and Saddles; Wells Fargo; Bat Masterson; etc. Address: Have Gun, Will Travel, CBS-TV, Hollywood, California.
Wheeler, Onie D., b. 11/10/21, Senath, Mo.; w. Betty Jean Crowe; d. Karen Deen, 13; Onia Jerene, 7; s. Daniel Eu-

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