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Saints Go Marchin' In; Matchbox; etc. Most popular song was Whole Lot of Shakin\ Writer of: End of the Road, 1956; Lewis Boogie, 1958; Old Black Joe (Arr.); Baby Baby Bye Bye, 1960; etc. Co-writer of: High School Confidential. Movies: Jamboree, Vanguard, 1957; High School Confidential, Zagsmith, 1958; Young and Deadly, 1960. Voted best small combo, 1957, Dick Clark. Address: Ferriday, Louisiana.
Locklin, Hank, b. 2/15/18, McClellan, Fla.; w. Willa Jean Murphy; d. Margaret, Maurio, and Beth. Attended high school, Munson, Fla. Worked on WPA roads. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: WCOA, Pen-sacola, Fla.; WDLP, Panama City, Fla.; WALA, Mo­bile, Ala.; KLEE, Houston, Texas; KTHS, Hot Springs, Ark.; KWKH La. Hayride, Shreveport, La.; KRCT, Bay-town, Texas; KRLD, Dallas, Texas; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn.; WLAC-TV, Nashville, Tenn.; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV. Recorded for 4-Star, Decca, and RCA Records. Album: Foreign Love. Songs re­corded: Send Me the Pillow You Dream On; Geisha Girl; Living Alone; Fraulein; Anna Marie; Foreign Car; Border of the Blues; Hiding in My Heart; Seven Days; Blues in Advance; I Gotta Talk to Your Heart; The Other Side of the Door; Please Help Me, I'm Falling; My Old Home Town; Let Me Be the One; By the Sweat of My Brow; Fourteen Karat Gold; Good Woman's Love; I'm a Fool; Goin' Home All by Myself; The Rich and the Poor; How Much; She's Better than Most; Seven or Eleven; You Can't Never Tell; The Same Sweet Girl; Born to Ramble; Our Love Will Show the Way; Midnight Tears. Address: Milton, Florida.
Long, Shorty, b. 11/23, Reading, Pa.; w. Dollie Dimples. Entertainment experience: WLS National Barn Dance, Chicago, 111.; Hayloft Hoe down, Philadelphia, Pa.; WFEU, Reading, Pa.; WPAZ, Pottstown, Pa.; Broadway Play, "The Most Happy Fella." Songs on RCA Records: Another Love Has Ended; The Little White Horse; Burnt Toast and Black Coffee; Vacation Rock; I'd Crawl Back if I Could; You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry; etc. Band called Sante Fe Rangers. Address: WPAZ, Pottstown, Pennsylvania.