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Again Kathleen and Beautiful Ohio, Cimarron Records, 1959. Owns night club, Okla. City, Okla. Member of Hank Thompson's band which was voted the best west­ern swing band 6 consecutive years, 1953-9. Address: 4012 Northwest 13th Street, Oklahoma City 7, Oklahoma.
Whitman, Otis Dewey Jr., "Slim." b. 1/20/24, Tampa, Fla.; w. Jerry; d. Sharron Carlene. Attended elem. sch. and Hillsborough High Sch., Tampa, Fla. Former profes­sional baseball player; worked in shipyard; and was mailman. Entertainment experience: WDAE, Tampa, Fla.; WHBU, Tampa; WFLA, Tampa; KWKH La. Hay-ride, Shreveport, La.; MBS; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1955; London Palladium, London, Eng., 1956. Plays guitar. RCA and Imperial Records. Al­bums: Slim Whitman Sings; Slim Whitman Sings Mil­lion Hits. Songs recorded: Love Song of the Water Fall; Cattle Call; China Doll; Singing Hills; An Amateur in Love; Secret Love; Keep a Secret; Beautiful Dreamer; When I Grow Too Old to Dream; Indian Love Call; Haunted Hungry Heart; Rose Marie; By the Waters of the Mmnetonka; I Talked to the Waves; I'm Casting My Lasso; There's a Rainbow in Every Teardrop; I'll Never Pass This Way Again; My Love Is Growing Stale; Ban­dera Waltz; When the End of the World Rolls Around; etc. Co-writer of There's a Rainbow in Every Teardrop. Owns farm near Jacksonville, Fla. Address: Middle-burg, Florida.
Wilburn Brothers: Teddy, Doyle, Leslie, and Lester. Called the Willburn Family until 1951. Teddy and Doyle now sing on the records and on personal appearances. Play guitars. Entertainment experience: first sang on street corner, Thayer, Mo., 1938; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nash­ville, Tenn., 1940-1; KWKH La. Hayride, Shreveport, La., 1948-51; In service, 1951-3; WSM, 1953—; Arthur Godfrey Show, CBS-TV; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV. Decca Records, 1954—. Albums: Livin' in God's Coun­try; Side by Side. Songs recorded: Let Me Be the First to Know; Carefree Moments; You're Not Play Love; Go Away with Me; The Knoxville Girl; Who's to Blame; Somebody's back in Town; A Woman's Intuition; Mister Love; If You Love Me; A Little Time out for Love; Look
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