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Carlisle, George F., b. 6/14/H, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, now citizen of U. S.; w. Georgia Sue Baker; s. Richard C, 23. Attended Simon Fraser Grammar School, Van­couver, B. C, Canada, 1917-24; and King Edward High School, Vancouver, B. C, Canada, 1925-28. Plays elec­tric Mandolin. Entertainment experience: Half-Way House, Reno, Nev., 1954; KZTV, Reno, 1954; KPTL, Car­son City, 1955; Carson Hot Springs, Carson City, Nev., 1954-5; Yerington, Nev., 1959-60; and dances in Nevada. Band, the Sierra Range Riders, includes Sue Carlisle, Clyde Gummow, and Howard Riley, and has worked together from 1954 to 1960. Address: 205 East John Street, Carson City, Nevada.
Carman, Jenks "Tex"; b. 5/14/11, Hardinsburg, Ky. At­tended Hardinsburg High School. Entertainment experi­ence: WHAS, Louisville, Ky.; Vaudeville, St. Louis, Missouri, 1932; KMOX, St. Louis, 1935; Toured the U.S., 1940-9; KTTV, Hollywood, Calif., 1954—; and KXLA, Pasadena, Calif., 1947-59. Plays steel guitar. Songs re­corded for Capitol and 4-Star Records include: Hillbilly Hula, 1949; End of the World, 1947; Don't Know Why But I Do, 1947; Locust Hill Rag, 1952; etc. Address: 3149 Indiana Avenue, South Gate, California.
Carson, James (James William Roberts); b. 2/10/18, Route 1, Richmond, Ky.; w. Pearl Deloria Arman; d. Anna Marie, 6; s. James Philip, 3. Attended Greens Chapel School, Richmond, Ky., 1924-31; and Union City High School, Union City, Ky., 1935-37. Plays mandolin and guitar. Entertainment experience: First recorded for Gennett Records in Richmond, Ind., with his father, "Fiddling" Doc Roberts, 1929; WSB Barn Dance, At­lanta, Ga., 1940-50; WNOX Tennessee Barn Dance, Knox-ville, Tenn., 1950-1; WWVA Jamboree, Wheeling, W. Va., 1951-3; and Cas Walker Radio and TV Shows, Knox-ville, Tenn., 1953—. Works as a single Gospel singer. Recordings: 100 records with "Fiddling" Doc Roberts Trio, including Asa Martin, 1929-35; Duets with Asa Martin, Martha Carson, and sang with the Masters Fam­ily on Columbia Records. Songs recorded: Looking for a City, 1947; Jesus Spoke to Me, 1947; The Man of Gali­lee, 1948; Budded on Earth to Bloom in Heaven, 1948;