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Again, 1957; Only One Love, 1958; Pinball Millionaire, 1950; Party Party, 1958; Rackin' and Scrapie, 1957. Busi­ness enterprises: Slim Willet Advertising Agency, Abi­lene, Texas; Slim Willet Songs, 9109 Sunset, Hollywood, Calif.; Winston Records, Abilene, Texas. Is D.J. two hours per day and has TV show Vz hour per week, Abi­lene, Texas. Awards: BMI: 1953, for Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes; 1953, for Let Me Know. Address: 817 Leggett Drive, Abilene, Texas.
Williams, Don "Don of 'Don and Earl\" b. 6/18/24, Brice-ville, Term.; w. Ouida Faye Welch; s. Rodney Mark, 13; Don Stephen, 6; Timothy Wayne, 4; d. Rebecca Elaine, 8; and Kathleen Rose. Attended Briceville Grammar Sch., Briceville, Tenn., 1930-9; and Lake City High School, Lake City, Tenn., 1940-44. Former coal miner. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: XERF, Del Rio, Texas, 1948—; XEG, Monterrey, Mexico, 1951-8; XERB, San Diego, Calif., 1951-8; WVOK, Birmingham, Ala., 1955-6; WKXV, Knoxville, Tenn., 1951—; WCKY, Cin­cinnati, Ohio, 1955—; WBSC, Bennellsville, S. C, 1951-8; WTCR, Huntington, W. Va., 1957—; KLRA, Little Rock, Ark., 1957-8; etc. Sings in church services throughout the South. Address: Box 181, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Williams, Hank "Luke the Drifter"; b. 9/17/23, Mount Olive, Ala.; w. Audrey Shepherd; Billie Jones; s. Randall Hank, 11; adopted d. Lycrecia Ann. Worked in shipyard, 1942. Played guitar. Entertainment experience: WSFA, Mont­gomery, Ala., 1936-48; KWKH La. Hayride, Shreveport, La., 1949; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1949-52; KWKH, 1952. Led band called the Drifting Cow­boys. Sterling and MGM (1947) Records. Albums: Hank Williams Memorial Album, 1958; Hank Williams, Vol. I and II; Luke the Drifter; Ramblin' Man; Moanin' the Blues; I Saw the Light; Honky Tonkin'; The Im­mortal Hank Williams; The Unforgettable Hank Wil­liams; Sing Me a Blue Song. Songs recorded: Hey, Good Looking Kawlijia; Move It on Over, 1947; Lovesick Blues; You Win Again; Settin' the Woods on Fire; Jam-balaya; Cold, Cold Heart; Your Cheatin' Heart; I Am a Long Gone Daddy; I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry; I Can't Help It; I'll Never Get out of This World Alive;

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