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Shannon, James Royce
Tucker. Wrote special material for Ziegfeld Follies; musical revue, Inno­cent Eyes. Under contract motion picture company Hollywood for over three years. Wrote radio scripts and dramatic numbers. Songs: "Arlene"; "Good Evenin "; "Making Hay in the Moonlight"; "Swingin' in a Ham­mock"; "I Miss a Little Miss"; "Pre­tending You Care"; "What's the Name of That Song?"; "Accent on Youth"; "And Then Some"; "On the Beach With You"; "No Other One"; "Cross Patch"; "When Leaves Bid Trees Goodbye"; "Us On a Bus"; "Watchin' the Trains Go By." Home: 215 W. 75 St., New York, N.Y.
Shackley, George H., composer, au­thor, conductor, arranger, organist; b. Quincy, Mass., March 7, 1890. ASCAP 1944. Edna: in piano with Allen II. Daugherty; organ, harmony, theory, and conducting with J. Treavor Garmcy, R. Huntington Woodman and Philip James. Member Hymn Soc. of America. Church or­ganist at twelve; Minister of Music at West End Collegiate Church, N.Y. since 1934. A radio pioneer, general music director Mutual Broadcasting System 1928-35, also Federal Council or Churches from inception of radio to date. Musical Diiector Ave Maria Hour 1935 to present. Works: "Put on the Whole Armor of God"; "Down a Country Lane"; "Mother Love"; "There's a New Road"; "Let's Go to Church Next Sunday"; "Dear Savior Bless Us Ere We Go", "Alleluia, Alle­luia, Alleluia"; "Hear Our Praver O Lord"; "Give Thanks Unto the Lord." Home: Newfoundland, N.J. Address: 701 Seventh Ave., New York 19, N.Y.
Shaffer, Lloyd, composer, conductor, radio and recording artist; b. Ridgway, Pa., Sept. 21, 1901. ASCAP 1949. Educ: Ridgway High School; Alle­gheny College; Univ. of Cincinnati; Cincinnati College or Music. Played and anam^d for dance bands
Entered radio in Cincinnati in 1927 as conductor-arranger. In 1933 to New York as conductor for radio and recording companies. Works: Three Etchings; Prologue; 20th Century Madrigal; Nude March, (from Mr. Godiva). Songs: "Smoke Dreams"; "I Want To Be a Star"; "Little Bad Penny"; "It's DifTrent, When It Hap­pens To You"; "Simpatico." Home: 59 East 56 St., New York, N.Y.
Shand, Terry, composer, author, pi­anist, conductor, recording and radio artist; b. Uvalde, Texas, Oct. 1, 1904. ASCAP 1938. As youth became pi­anist in silent movie houses. With advent of radio his orchestra became national attraction. Songs: "I Double Dare You"; "Why Doesn't Someone Tell Me Those Things?"; "Cry Baby Cry"; "Your Eyes are Bigger Than Your Heart"; "I'm Going to Lock My Heart and Throw Away the Key", "Blue Sweetheart"; "Dance with a Dolly"; "Bye Lo Bye Lullaby"; "I'm A Whistlin"; "The Ukulele Song"; "I Ain't Gonna Take It Settin Down"; "You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry." Home: Miami Beach, Fla. Address: c/o ASCAP.
Shannon, James Royce, composer, au­thor, pianist, actor, stage director, theater executive; b. Adrian, Mich., May 13, 1881; d. Pontiac, Mich., May 19, 1946. ASCAP 1938. Choir boy, Christ Episcopal Church, Adrian. Mastered organ as a child, later cello. Began stage career in juvenile roles. Organized own theatrical company; toured European countries and U.S. After ten years as director and man­ager of musical companies became songwriter. Manager chain of music stores in Mich. Assistant manager and director of weekly state presentations Majestic Theater, Detroit 1918. Free­lance writing, Detroit; served as dramatic critic Detroit Free Press. Retired from active duties because of Hling health 1917. Wrote snecial

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