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posed to Say; Why Did You Have To Go and Leave Me; Mr. Blues; Get Off the Stool; I Feel Like Leaving Town; Tea Bag Romeo; So You Think You Got Troubles; etc. Writer of: I Gotta Go Get My Baby; Gonna Find Me a Bluebird. Co-writer: I Miss You Already. Won first place on Arthur Godfrey Talent Scouts. Address: 146 7th Avenue, Nashville 3, Tennessee.
Raney, Wayne, b. 8/17/21, Wolf Bayou, Ark.; w. Loys J. Southerland; d. Wanda, 17; Norma Jean, 8; s. Zyndall O., 16. Attended Concord Elem. Sch., Concord, Ark., 1927-33. Plays harmonica. Entertainment experience: WGA, Eagle Pass, Texas, 1935; KMOX, St. Louis, Mo., 1941-3; KMBC, Kansas City, Kansas, 1945-46; KWKH La. Hay-ride, Shreveport, La., 1948-50; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1950-1; WWVA Jamboree, Wheeling, W. Va., 1951-3; California Hayride, Stockton, Calif., 1953-4; Town Hall Party, Compton, Calif., 1955; WWVA, 1956-7; WCKY Jamboree, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1957—. Groups included: Sugar Creek Gang, 1941-5; Ozark Mtnrs., 1946-9; Delmore Bros, and Wayne Raney, 1949-51; Wayne Raney and the Caravan, 1952-54. King Rec­ords, 1946—. Songs recorded: Why Don't You Haul Off; Don't Know Why; Del Rio Boogie; I Feel a Streak of Love Coming On; You Better Treat Your Man Right; Blues at My Door; Pardon My Whiskers; Old Fashioned Matrimony in Mind; Lost John Boogie; Jole Blon's Ghost; Jack and Jill's Boogie; Lonesome Wind Blues; Book of Revelations; Gathering in the Sky; The Child's Side of Life; If You Never Slip Around. Most popular song was Why Don't You Haul Off and Love Me. Writer of: Night and Day Boogie, 1947; Lost John Boogie, 1947; Lonesome Wind Blues, 1947; Book of Revelations, 1947; Gathering in the Sky, 1947; The Love I Cast Away, 1947; Tom Cats Kittin, 1950; My Annabelle Lee, 1950; Remember When You Were Young, 1950; The Roosters Are Crowing, 1953; Better Treat Your Man Right, 1951; I Love My Little Yo Yo, 1950; I'm Really Needin' You, 1952; We Need a Whole Lot More of Jesus, 1958; Don't You Think Its Time, 1959; etc. Co-writer of: Blues Stay Away from Me, 1949; Jole Blon's Ghost, 1947; Real Hot Boogie, 1950; Pardon My Whiskers, 1950; We Love to