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Wood, Del (Adelaide Hazelwood) "Queen of the Ragtime Pianists"; b. Nashville, Tenn.; attended Nashville schools. Plays piano. On WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1952—; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV. Tenn. Record­ing Co. and RCA Records. Albums: Miss. Showboat; Hot, Happy, and Honky; Down Yonder. Songs recorded: Raggin' the Keys; Echo Waltz; Shortcake; Sunday Down South; Rags to Riches; Down Yonder; Gismo; Swannee River Soft Shoe; After Five; Rockin' 88; Are You from Dixie; Intermission at the Opry; Crazy; On the Sunny Side of the Street; Tie Me to Your Apron Strings Again; Josephine; Rocky Mt. Express; Ivory Corn; etc. Ad­dress: WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tennessee.
Wooley, Sheb, b. 4/10/21, Erick, Okla.; plays guitar. Enter­tainment experience: WBAP, Ft. Worth, Texas; movies, 1949; TV, 1949—. Played with Western Band, 1946—. MGM Records, 1948. Recorded: The Purple People Eater; I Flipped; Panama Pete; etc. Writer of: The Purple People Eater; Too Young to Tango; Are You Satisfied; Recipe for Love; Honey I'm Lonesome; When Mexican Joe Met Jole Blon; Blue Guitar; Sweet Chile; etc. Movies: Rocky Mt.; High Noon; The Boy from Ok­lahoma; TV Series, Rawhide. Address: 9242 Latuna Canyon Road, Sun Valley, California.
Wright, Johnnie "Cousin Nimrod," Johnnie of "Johnnie and Jack." b. 5/13/14, Wilson County, Tenn.; w. Kitty Wells (Muriel Deason); d. Carol Sue, 15; Ruby, 21; s. Bobby, 18. Plays guitar. Attended Mt. Juliet Sch., Nashville, Tenn. Entertainment experience: WSIX, Nashville, Tenn., 1936; Greensboro, N. C; WCHS, Charleston, W. Va.; WHIS, Bluefield, W. Va.; WNOX, Knoxville, Tenn.; WPTF, Raleigh, N. C; WEAS, Decatur, Ga.; WAPI, Bir­mingham, Ala.; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn.; KWKH La. Hayride, Shreveport, La.; WSM Grand Ole Opry; etc. He and Jack Anglin joined together in 1938 and formed the Tenn. Mt. Boys. RCA and Specialty Records. Albums: Hits by Johnnie and Jack; Tennessee Mt. Boys. Songs recorded: Poison Love; What About You; I Get So Lonely; Lonesome; Sailor Man; Leave Our Moon Alone; Lonely Island Pearl; That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles; Sweetie Pie; Happy Lucky Love;

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