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Moanin' the Blues; First Fall of Snow; When Jesus Comes and Gathers His Jewels; Honky Tonk Blues; A House without Love; May You Never Be Alone; Man­sion on the Hill; Weary Blues from Waitin'; Ramblin' Man; I Saw the Light; The Waltz of the Wind; Be Care­ful of the Stones You Throw; Why Don't You Make up Your Mind; I've Been Down That Road Before; I Dreamed about Mom Last Night; No No Joe; Help Me to Understand; Beyond the Sunset; The Funeral Pic­tures from Life's Other Side; Men with Broken Hearts; Just Waiting; Everything Okay; Too Many Parties; etc. Writer of: Hey Good Looking You Win Again; Settin' the Woods on Fire; Jambalaya; Cold, Cold Heart; Your Cheatin' Heart; I'm a Long Gone Daddy; May You Never Be Alone; You Win Again; I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry; You're Gonna Change, 1949. Listed in Cash Box, 1959, as the All-Time Favorite. Died January 1, 1953, due to heart and hemorrhage condition. Buried at Montgomery, Alabama.
Williams, Sol "Tex"; b. 8/23/17, near Ramsey, 111.; w. Dallas Orr. Attended Prairie Mound Grade Sch., and Bingham High. Plays guitar. WJBL, Decatur, 111, 1930; KFWB, Hollywood, Calif.; KNBC, San Francisco, Calif.; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV; etc. Former member of the Spade Cooley Band; Walt Schrum and Colorado Hillbillies; Rhythm Rangers; and Reno Rocketeers. Capitol and Decca Records. Songs recorded: Air Mail Special; The Leaf of Love; Take the "A" Train; That's What I Like About the West; Smoke, Smoke, Smoke; Wild Card; Deck of Cards; etc. Writer of What It Means to Be Blue; etc. Co-writer of The Leaf of Love; etc. In sev­eral movies, including: Outlaw of the Rockies. Address: 5434 Lemon, Long Beach, California.
Willis, James Ulysis "Guy"; b. 7/5/15, Alex, Ark.; w. Elva Inez Hood; s. James Harrod, 19. Attended Schulter Grade and High Schs., Schulter, Okla., 1921-33. Worked on farm and CCC. Plays guitar and is joined by Skeeter and Vick Willis; known as the Willis Brothers and the Okla. Wranglers. Entertainment experience: KGFF, Shawnee, Okla, 1932; Okla. City, Okla, 1932-3; KTUL, Tulsa, Okla, 1933-4; Gallup, N. Mex, 1935-6; Toured

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