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Forces and U. S. neighbors. Address: WSM Radio, Nashville, Tennessee. Adams, J. T., "The Men of Texas"; b. 1926, Sulphur Springs, Texas; Graduate of East Texas State Teachers College; College Professor and Director of Music and Youth; Albums recorded: Voices Skyward, Word Records, 3407 Franklin, Waco, Texas; J. T. Adams and the Men of Texas. Songs recorded: My God Is Real; On Christian Soldiers; Jesus Took My Burden; Joshua Fit De Battle of Jerico; My God and I; Grace Greater Than Our Sin; The Ninety and Nine; How Great Thou Art; Swing Down Chariot; In The Sweet By and By; The Lord's Prayer; Precious Lord Take My Hand; In The Garden; Amazing Grace; I'd Rather Have Jesus; Dear Lord, Re­member Me; The Three Chapel Bells; When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder; Lord, I'm Coming Home; Safely Through Another Week; and The Cross. Leading rec­ord: My God Is Real. Address: First Baptist Church, Sulphur, Texas.
Allen, Barbara, (Peggy Joye Tunnell); b. Zuni, Va.; h. Al­bert Woodrow Tunnell; d. Brenda Rene, 2; Waverly School, Waverly, Va. and Windsor High School, Wind­sor, Va. Previous work: Typist. Plays guitar. Enter­tainment experience: Chuck Bland Orchestra, Norfolk, Va.; Hometown Hoedown, Norfolk, Va.; WSM Grand Ole Opry, 1957-8; and WRVA New Dominion Barn Dance, Richmond, Va., 1959—. Songs recorded for Decca: Between Now and Then; Make Up Your Mind; From Midnight Till Dawn; and Sweet Willie. 1957 voted as 3rd most promising female singer of the year. Address: Zuni, Virginia.
Allen, Rex, "The Arizona Cowboy"; b. 12/31/24, Willcox, Ariz.; w. Bonnie Linder; s. Rex, Jr., 12; Curtis Lee, 9; Mark Wayne, 5. Schools: Wilcox Grammar and Will­cox High, Willcox, Ariz., and Electronics course at UCLA. Previous work: Cattle ranch, cowhand, and ro­deo contestant. Entertainment experience: WTTM, Trenton, N. J., 1944-5; WCAU, Philadelphia, Pa., 1944-5; WLS National Barn Dance, Chicago, 111., 1945-50; CBS, Rex Allen Show, Hollywood, Calif.; Town Hall Party, Compton, Calif.; Red Skelton Show, CBS-TV; and Fron-