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Lonzo and Oscar: Lonzo, (Johnny Sullivan), b. Edmonton, Ky.; w. Mildred Perry; 3 sons; plays guitar; joined with brother Rollin (Oscar) after Ken Marvin retired as the original Lonzo. Oscar, (Rollin Sullivan), b. Edmonton, Ky.; w. Ruth Evelyn McAdams, deceased; 1 daughter; plays mandolin. Entertainment experience: WTJS, Jackson, Tenn.; Eddy Arnold, 1944-6; WAVE, Louisville, Ky.; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1947—; Kate Smith TV Show; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV; etc. Former members of group include: Cousin Jody; Cousin Luther; Smokey Pleacher; Tommy Warren; and Phil Sullivan (deceased). RCA, Decca, and Starday Records. Songs recorded: Ole Buttermilk Sky; Take Them Cold Feet Out of My Back; My Adobe Hacienda; Cornbread, Lasses, and Sassafras Tea; Julie; Hearts Are Lonely; Movin' On; Let's Live a Little; I Lost an Angel; Have Faith in Me; Deep Thinking; I'm My Own Grandpaw; Hole in the Bottom of the Sea; If Texas Knew What Arkansas; Onion, Onion; I'll Go Chasm' Wimmin; My Dreams Turned into a Nightmare; Jezebel; I'm Movin' On, No. 2; Let Old Mother Have Her Way, No. 2; etc. Writers of: I Don't Forgive No More; Cornbread and Lasses; My Son, You've Come Too Late; My Gal Out in Texas; Take Them Cold Feet; Last Old Dollar; There's a Hole at the Bottom of the Sea; She's the Best I Ever Saw; You Blacked My Blue Eyes Once Too Often. Movie: Country Music Holiday, Paramount. Address: WSM Radio, Nashville, Tennessee.
Lord, Bobby, b. 1/6/34, Sanford, Fla.; married; 1 child. For-mer carpenter. Plays guitar. Entertainment experi­ence: Paul Whiteman Show, N. Y. C, N. Y.; Radio, Tampa, Fla.; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV; Phillip Morris Show, MBS. Songs on Columbia Records: Hawkeye; Ain't Cha Ever Gonna; Don't Make Me Laugh; I Can't Do Without You Anymore; I Can't Make My Dreams Understand; I'm the Devil Who Made Her That Way; No More, No More, No More; Pie Peachie Pie Pie; Sittin' Home, Pray in' for Rain; So Doggone Lonesome; Some­thing's Missing; Why Were You Only Fooling Me; etc. Address: KWTO Jewel Theatre, Springfield, Missouri.