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Hoot Scott; Catchy Tune; Tears on Your Lips. Albums: Square Dances with Calls; Swing West. Slow Poke most popular song recorded. Writer and co-writer of 400 songs including: Tenn. Waltz, 1946; Slow Poke, 1950; You Belong to Me, 1950; Bonaparte's Retreat, 1946; Tenn. Tango, 1950; I'm a Stranger in My Home, 1952; Walk Me by the River, 1952; A Crazy Waltz, 1952; River Road Two Step, 1951. Movies: Gene Autry movies, Re­public, 1938—; Johnny Mack Brown, Monogram, 1946; Charles Starrett, Columbia, 1950; Gold Mine in the Sky, 1938; Riding the Outlaw Trail, Columbia, 1952. Busi­ness enterprises: Ridgeway Publishing Co., Hollywood, Calif.; Record Co., Louisville, Ky.; Record Shop, Louis­ville, Ky. Entertainment honors and awards: No. 1 country and western band leader, 1950-5, Cash Box, Billboard, Orchestra World, and Jamboree; BMI Song­writer's awards, 1952-8; Gold Record, 1954; etc. Ad­dress: 240 West Jefferson Street, Louisville, Kentucky.
Kingston Trio, The: Donald David Guard; Nicholas W. Reynolds; and Robert C. Shane. Donald: b. 10/19/34; d. Catherine; attended Punahou Schl., Honolulu, Hawaii, 1949-52; Stanford Univ., Palo Alto, Calif. (B.A. Degree, Economics), 1955-56; Stanford Univ., Graduate Schl. of Business, 1956-7; w. Gretchen Ballard. Nicholas: 7/27/ 33; w. Joan Harriss; attended Coronado High Schl. (graduated 1951); Univ. of Ariz., Tucson, Ariz.; San Diego State College, 1953; Menlo Business College, Menlo Park, Calif., 1954-7, B.S. Degree in Bus. Adm.; hotel managing. Robert: b. 2/1/34; w. Louise Brandon; attended Punahou Schl., Honolulu, Hawaii, (graduated 1952); Menlo Schl. of Business, Menlo Park, Calif., B.S. and B.A. Degrees, 1956; retail business. Entertainment experience of Kingston Trio: Purple Onion, San Fran­cisco, Calif., 1956-7; Hungry I, San Francisco, 1957; Am­bassador Hotel, Los Angeles, Calif., 1959; Mr. Kelly's, Chicago, 111., 1958; Village Vangard, N. Y. C, N. Y., 1958; Perry Como TV Show, NBC-TV, 1957; Playhouse 90, Los Angeles, 1957; Chevy Show, NBC-TV, 1959; NARAS Presentations, N. Y. C, 1959; U. S. Tours, 1957—. Capitol Records. Albums: The Kingston Trio, 1957; Stereo Concert, 1957; The Kingston Trio, 1958; The