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Show, N.Y.C., 1956. Columbia records. Songs recorded: Hush Money, 1956; Beetle Bug Bop, 1956; Make Him Behave, 1956; Rock Away Rock, 1956; In My Teens, 1957; They're Still in Love, 1957; Rock and Roll Polka, 1957; My First Love, 1957; Go Way Don't Bother Me, 1958; Move a Little Closer, 1958; Hop Skip and Jump, 1958; Young Heart, 1958; Party, 1958; Heart Beat, 1958; Whis­tle Bait, 1958; Rock-Boppin' Baby, 1958; Mercy, 1959; Sweet Talk, 1959; Sugar Plum, 1959; Kinda Like Love, 1959; Lonesome Road, 1960; Another Man Done Gone, 1960; Swingin' Strings, E.P., with Joe Mathis, 1958. Al­bums: Country Spectacular, 1957; and Town Hall Party, 1958. Co-writer of: In My Teens, 1957; My First Love, 1957; Heartbeat, 1958; Young Heart, 1958; Mercy, 1959; Whistle Bait, 1958; Sweet Talk, 1959; Hop-Skip and Jump, 1958; Hurricane, 1958; Bye Bye, 1958; Sandy, 1959; Go Way Don't Bother Me, 1958. Movies: Music Around the World, Universal, 1956; and Ranch Party TV Series, Screen Gems, 1957-58. Business enterprises: Dairy Farm, Bristow, Okla., and Collins' Productions, Hollywood, Calif. Awards: Best new instrumental group, 1957, Country and Western Jamboree Poll; and voted the Outstanding Citizen by the Hypnotists Club of U. S. Address: 5927 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, Cali­fornia.
Collins, Lawrencine May, "Lorrie" of "The Collins Kids." b. 5/7/42, Tahleguah, Okla. Schools attended: District "36" Grade School, Sapulpa, Okla., 1948-51; Pretty Wa­ter Grade School, Sapulpa, Okla., 1951-4; and was grad­uated from Hollywood Professional School, 1954-9. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: Town Hall Party, Compton, Calif., 1953—; Steve Allen Show, NBC-TV, 1957 and 58; Tony Bennett Show, N. Y. C, 1956; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1954 and 59; Ozark Jubilee, ABC-TV, 1954 and 58; Dinah Shore Show, NBC-TV, 1959; Madison Square Garden Rodeo, N. Y. C, 1956; Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nev., 1958; Show Boat Hotel, Las Vegas, 1959 and 60; Deauville Hotel, Miami, Fla., 1958; Rodeo, San Antonio, Texas, 1957; Bob Crosby Show, Hollywood, Calif., 1956; George Burns Show, Hollywood, Calif., 1959; Dave Garroway Show, N. Y. C,