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the Pioneers Tours, 1959; etc. Capitol Records. Songs recorded: Ark. Traveler; Bryant's Bounce; Bryant's Shuffle; Chatterbox; Comin' On; Bryant's Boogie; Cot­ton Picken Blues; Country Capers; Deep Water; Frettin' Fingers; Pickin' the Chicken; Hometown Polka; Jam-min' with Jimmie; Low Man on the Totin' Pole; Night Rider; Old Joe Clark; etc. Owns club, North Holly­wood, California. Listed as one of the top guitarists in the western field of music. Address: 14133 Osborne Street, Van Nuys, California.
Bryant, Thomas Hoyt (Slim); b. 12/7/08, Atlanta, Ga.; w. Mary Jane Washburn; s. Thomas H., Jr.; Attended Ful­ton High School, Atlanta, Ga., 1922-6. Previous work: electrical work. Plays guitar. Entertainment experi­ence: WSB, Atlanta, Ga.; WLW, Cincinnati, Ohio; WHAS, Louisville, Ky.; WLS National Barn Dance, Chicago, 111.; WRVA Old Dominion Barn Dance (Origi­nator); KDKA and KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Jubilee, U. S. A., ABC-TV. Recorded for Majestic, MGM, and Lion Records. Songs recorded: Eeny Meeny Dixie Deeny; Echo Polka; Too Fat Polka; The Gal with the Coal Black Hair; The Golden Train; and Album of Square Dances, featuring the Wildcats, Slim Bryant's band since 1939. Writer of: Mother, Queen of My Heart, 1934; Yum Yum Blues, 1931; When Mother Prayed for Me, 1937; Rose of Shenandoah Valley, 1939; Anna from Indiana, 1945; Please Mr. Bartender, 1946; Swinging in an Old Rope Swing, 1945; Thunder Storm, 1946; The Gal with the Coal Black Hair, 1955; The Golden Train, 1955; How Many Chances Do You Want, 1946; Dreamy Geor-giana Moon, 1939; Second Hand Heart, 1946; Penny Ante Polka, 1947; Bessie James, 1947; and 30 more. Co-writer of: Little Darlin' I'll Be Yours, 1939; Don't Trouble Me, 1939; I Could Tell by the Look, 1939; Sweet Papa Bozo, 1938; If You'll Let Me Be Your Sweetheart, 1933; I Still Write Your Name in the Sand, 1940; Please Don't Sell My Pappy No More Rum, 1938; St. Louis Woman's Got Her Diamond in the Hock Shop, 1938; Just an Old Chim­ney Stack, 1935; You Didn't Mean It Darling, 1941; Little Bit of This and That, 1935; Nancy, 1948; I Love You True Lou, 1948; Songs That My Mother Sang to Me,