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to Me. Most popular song recorded was If God Can Forgive You So Can I. Writer of: Daddy-O, 1956; I'm Gonna Tell You Something; Do You, Don't You; If God Can Forgive You; Baby-O. Business enterprises: Blank records, Logan, W. Va.; Char-Bo Music, Logan. Award: Writer's Award for Daddy-O, 1956. Address: WVOW, Logan, West Virginia.
Grammer, Billy, b. 1925, Benton, 111. Worked in naval gun factory. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: Pro­fessional entertainer since 1948; Washington, D. C, Ra­dio and TV, 1949-59; WWVA Jamboree, Wheeling, W. Va.; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1959—; Ed Sullivan Show, CBS-TV; Dick Clark Show, ABC-TV; Jimmy Dean Show, CBS-TV; George Hamilton IV TV Show, ABC-TV. Monument Records. Album: Trav-elin' On, 1959. Songs recorded: A Thousand Miles Ago; Gotta Travel On; My Lucky Love; Give Myself a Party; You Know I Do; How's the World Treating You; Mid­night; Poor Old Heartsick Me; One Thousand Concrete Blocks; Barrel House Bessie; Lost in a Small Cafe; Sweet Kitty Wells; Bonaparte's Retreat; The Kissin' Tree; Unknown Soldier; Princess of Persia; It Takes You; Willy, Quit Your Playing. Address: WSM Radio, Nashville, Tennessee.
Gray, Otto. w. "Momie"; s. Owen. Entertainment experi­ence: KFRU, Bristow, Okla.; WGY, Schenectady, N. Y.; WLW, Cincinnati, Ohio; NBC Radio; CBS Radio; Broad­casts from 146 radio studios; Toured U. S. A. Band, Okla. Cowboys, organized 1924, and included Otto, Owen (called Zeb), Momie (Singer), Bill McGinty; Wade Al­len (Hy), Lee Allen (Zeke), Chief Sanders; Zeke Clem­ents; Whitey Ford, etc. Owen recorded for Gennett Records. Business enterprises: Ranch, Wynona, Okla.; and Business Block, Stillwater, Okla. Address: Still­water, Oklahoma.
Gregory, Bobby C, b. Staunton, Va.; w. Catherine Elizabeth Schartz. Attended public school, Staunton, Va., 1909-13. Former sailor, lumberjack, etc. Plays accordion. Entertainment experience: KGW and KPOJ, Portland, Ore., 1923-5; Pantages Vaudeville Circuit, U. S. A., 1926-8; WJZ, WMSG-WABC, New York City, N. Y., 1928-31;