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Writer of songs recorded. Address: WWVA Radio, Wheeling, West Virginia.
Marvin, Ken, b. 6/27/24, Haley ville, Ala.; w. Clyda. Plays guitar. Was Lonzo of Lonzo and Oscar the first few years of the team. Entertainment experience: WMSD, Sheffield, Ala.; WAPI, Birmingham, Ala.; WLAC, Nash­ville, Tenn.; WSIX, Nashville; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville; etc. Mercury Records. Songs recorded: Afraid; I Love You a Thousand Ways; You Can't Pick All the Roses; Tom Cattin' Around; I'm Waiting Just for You; Half as Much; More Pretty Girls; Heartsick Soldier; Missing in Action; Wonderin'; etc. Address: WSM Radio, Nashville, Tennessee.
Masters, Johnny, b. 1913; w. Lucille; s. Johnnie; d. Deanna; Leader of singing group known as the Masters Family. Radio, Jacksonville, Fla, 1942—. Columbia Records. Songs recorded: Just a Sinner Saved by Grace; While the Ages Roll On; Glory Land March; The Cry from the Cross; Don't You Want to Go to Heaven; Filled with the Spirit of God; I Have Changed; It Takes a Lot of Lovin' to Get to Heaven; Noah and the Mighty Ark; Singing in the Promised Land. Address: Jacksonville, Florida.
Mays, Earl "Earl of 'Don and Earl'." b. 5/14/35, Knoxville, Tenn.; w. Elizabeth Ann Joiner; d. Vickie Ann, 2. At­tended Asbury Grammar Schl., Knoxville, Tenn., 1941-9; and Fulton High Schl., 1950-3. Former store clerk. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: XERF, Del Rio, Texas, 1948—; XEG, Monterrey, Mexico, 1951-8; XERB, San Diego, Calif., 1951-8; WVOK, Birmingham, Ala, 1955-6; WKXV, Knoxville, Tenn, 1951—; WCKY, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1955—; WBSC, Bennellsville, S. C, 1951-8; WTCR, Huntington, W. Va, 1957—; KLRA, Lit­tle Rock, Ark, 1957-8; etc. Sings in church services throughout the South. Address: Box 181, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Miller, Calvin E. "Curley." b. 12/2/14, McKeesport, Pa.; w. Gail Louise Crow "Gail Dalhart"; d. Linda Lou, 11. Schools attended: Bryn Mawr, 1920-3; Lincoln, 1923-8; East McKeesport High Schl, East McKeesport, Pa, 1932-6. Farmer and carpenter. Entertainment experi-