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Quartet. Senators and Sing Records. Songs recorded: Heavenly Love, 1957; Paradise Is Waiting, 1957; He's the Lily of the Valley, 1957; Search Me Lord, 1957; Farther Along, 1958; Rock Love, 1958; Just a Rose; He's Got Time; Going Back to Jesus; He Lifted Me from Sin, 1958; When I'm Alone, 1959; Whosoever Will, 1959; I Don't Mind, 1959; Lord I've Tried to Be True, 1959; I've Been Changed, 1960; Searching for You, 1960. Most popular song was Just a Rose. Presents Gospel con­certs along with the Senators Quartet. Address: Box 2114, Macon, Georgia.
Penny, Hank, b. 9/18/18, Birmingham, Ala. Plays guitar and does comedy. Entertainment experience: Radio, Birmingham, Ala., 1933; WWL, New Orleans, La.; WLW, Cincinnati, Ohio; U.S.O. Shows, 1945; Spade Cooley Show; Sears, Roebuck Show; KGIL, San Fernando Val­ley, Calif. Columbia, RCA, King, Decca, and Audio Lab Records. Album: Hank Penny Sings. Songs recorded: Bloodshot Eyes; Wham! Bam! Thank You Ma'am; Flamin' Mamie; I Was Satisfied; Time Will Tell; Steel Guitar Polka; Remington Ride; Hillbilly Be-Bop; We Met Too Late; I'm Gonna Have My Picture Took; Tell Me About Ga.; One Heart, One Love. Writer of: Bless Your Heart Little Girl. Movie: Heading West, Colum­bia. Owns restaurant, San Fernando Valley, Calif. Ad­dress: 6606 Selma Avenue, Hollywood 28, California.
Perkins, Carl, b. 4/9/32, Jackson, Tenn. Plays guitar. En­tertainment experience: Big D Jamboree, Dallas, Texas; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV; Perry Como Show, NBC-TV; etc. Members of his group include: Clayton "Buck" Perkins; J. B. "Jay" Perkins; and W. S. Holland. Sun and Columbia Records. Songs recorded: Blue Suede Shoes; Pointed Toe Shoes; Your True Love; Match Box; etc. Writer of Blue Suede Shoes. Address: 308 Park Avenue, Jackson, Tennessee.
Perkins, Luther Monroe, b. 1/8/28, Vance Street, Memphis, Tenn.; w. Bertie Lee Price; d. Linda Kay, 10; Claudia Lynn, 2; Vickie Marlene, 1. Schools attended: Pope High Sch., Pope, Miss., 1934-42; Nichalous Blackwell High Sch., Bartlett, Tenn., 1943-5; Mitchell Private Sch., Memphis, Tenn., 1945-6. Previous work: factory, rail-