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J. A. Howard Schl., Fisher, Ky., 1915-21. Worked on farm. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: WLAP, Louisville, Ky., 1929-30; WJBC, Bloomington, 111.; WPAD, Paducah, Ky.; WINN, Louisville, Ky.; WBRT, Bardstown, Ky.; Ernest Tubb Midnight Show, WSM, Nashville, Tenn. Address: 3722 Garlonel Avenue, Louis­ville, Kentucky.
Hughes, Randy, b. 9/11/28, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; w. Katha Loma Copas; s. Larry Dale, 5. Attended Buckanan Schl. and Central High Schl., Murfreesboro, Tenn. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: WTOD, Toledo, Ohio, 1946-7; WRFD, Worthington, Ohio, 1947-8; WKAT, Miami, Fla., 1949-50; WMIE-TV, Miami, Fla., 1949-50; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1950—. Most popular record was Birthday Cake. Co-author of: I'm Gonna Fall out of Love with You; There Goes the Bride. Business enterprises: Bee Gee Music Publishing, Inc., Nashville, Tenn.; Arrow Insurance Agency, Madison, Tenn. Member of All Star Band, 1956, and record award from BMI for publishing co., 1959. Address: 626 Galla­tin Road, Madison, Tennessee.
Huskey, Ferlin "Terry Preston," and "Simon Crum." b. 12/3/27, Hickory Grove, Mo.; w. Betty; 4 children. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: KXLW, St. Louis, Mo.; with Smiley Burnette, \Vz years; D. J., Bakersfield, Calif., 1949; Hometown Jamboree, Los Angeles, Calif.; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1954—; Kraft TV Theatre, NBC-TV; Ed Sullivan Show, CBS-TV; Steve Allen Show, NBC-TV; Rosemary Clooney TV Show; Allan Freed Show; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV. Records for Capitol Records. Albums: Ferlin Huskey; Gone; Born to Lose; Ferlin's Favorites; Ferlin Huskey's Songs of the Home and Heart; Sittin' on a Rainbow; Boulevard of Broken Dreams. Songs recorded: Gone, 1957; Missing Persons; Wrong; A Fallen Star; Prize Possession; This Moment of Love; My Reason for Liv­ing; I Will; All of the Time; I Saw God; Hank's Song, 1953; Walkin' and Hummin'; Drunken Driver; Dear John Letter; Country Music Is Here to Stay (Simon); I Fell out of Love with Love (Simon); Somebody Poi­soned the Water Hole (Simon); Stand Up Shut Your