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Quebec, 1948-9; Wallace Bros. Carnival Shows, Touring Central and Western Canada, 1949; Night Clubs, Mon­treal and Chicago, 1952-3; CFCF Hometown Jamboree, Montreal, Canada, 1954-7; WWVA Jamboree, Wheeling, W. Va., 1957; Night Clubs, Chicago, 111., 1958-9 KCUL Cowtown Hoedown and clubs, Fort Worth, Texas, 1959. Played in or led the following groups: Red Devils, 1940-1; Ottawa Valley Boys, 1941-4; Rocky Mt. Boys, 1944-6; Western Wanderers, 1947-8; Slim and PeeWee, 1948-52; The Hometowners, 1954-7. Quality Records. Songs re­corded: Sorrow Bound, 1956; Goin' Honky Tonkin* To­night, 1956; Devilish Angel; Last Rites; Make Believe Heart; Forgotten Old Joe; etc. Most popular song was Sorrow Bound. Writer of songs recorded. Voted most popular singer on Hometown Jamboree, 1954. Address: 455 Roslyn Place, Chicago 14, Illinois. Ross, Beverly Morgan "Buddy." b. 5/2/14, Oshkosh, Wis.; w. Anita Gertrude Frieberg; d. Kay Leslie, 19; Eliza­beth Ann, 13. Attended Oshkosh High Sch., Oshkosh, Wis., 1929-32. Farmer. Plays accordion. Entertain­ment experience: WLS National Barn Dance, Chicago, 111., toured Midwestern States, 1935-6; KWK, St. Louis, Mo., 1936-7; WLW, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1937—; WLWT; ABC-TV; Midwestern Hayride, WLW-TV, Cincinnati, Ohio; NBC Radio. In following groups: Rube Tronson Show, WLS, Chicago, 111.; Red Foley Show; Hugh Cross Show; Capt. Stubby and Buccaneers, WLS, Chicago, and NBC; and leader of Hometowners, WLWT, Cincin­nati. Books engagements for WLW and WLWT. Home­towners winner of Arthur Godfrey Talent Scouts, 1957. Address: WLWT, 9th and Race Street, Cincinnati 2, Ohio.
Ruby, Texas (Ruby Owens Fox), h. Curley Fox; plays gui­tar. Entertainment experience: WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn.; Toured U. S.; KPRC, Houston, Texas; etc. Co-writer of: The Letter That Broke My Heart; I'll Never Worry Over You; A Gypsy's Lullaby; You're Always on My Mind; Don't Cry for Me; A Soldier's Dream; When the Book of Life Is Opened; Don't Waste Your Tears on Me, Darling; I Can Never Love Blue Eyes Again; Ain't You Sorry That You Lied; A Lover's