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Walking the Floor this Christmas, 1954; All Alone, 1955; The Party Is Over, 1957. Lookin' Back to See was most popular song recorded. Owns publishing Co., Nash­ville, Tenn. Voted No. 2 Up and Coming Male Artist, 1954. Address: WSM Radio, Nashville, Tennessee.
Tucker, Eaylord Bob "Gabe." b. 12/1/15, Pierce, Ky.; w. Sunshine Tucker. Attended Green County High Schl., Greensberg, Ky., 1928-32; Lindsey Wilson College, Co­lumbia, Ky., 1932-33. Plays fiddle, trumpet, and does comedy. Entertainment experience: Ky. Ramblers, Jackson, Tenn., 1933-7; Toured with various dance bands, 1937-9; Cliff Gross Western Band, Louisville, Ky., 1939-40; Eddy Arnold Band, 1940-5; Girl Show, Miami, Fla., 1945-6; Renfro Valley Barn Dance, Renfro Valley, 1946-8; Red Foley Show, Nashville, Tenn., 1948-9; Eddy Arnold Show, 1949-51; manager of: Ernest Tubb, Bobby Helms, Wilburn Brothers, Justin Tubb, and Hank Lock-lin, 1951—; Gabe Tucker and His Musical Ramblers, Houston, Texas, 1951-5. Dot Records. Songs recorded: It'd Surprise You, 1952; Crocker Barrell Farmer, 1952; Streamline Country Girl, 1952; June Around Old Joe Clark, 1953; etc. Most popular song was It'd Surprise You. Writer of: Lonely Broken Heart, 1944; It'd Sur­prise You, 1952; etc. Co-writer of several songs. Vice-President of D Records, Houston, Texas. Address: 314 East 11th Street, Houston, Texas.
Turner, Zeb. Entertainment experience: Lynchburg, Va.; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn.; WBAL, Balti­more, Md.; etc. Movies: Darling Clementine; Sundown Valley. Bullet, King, and Audio-Lab Records. Album: Country Music in the Turner Style. Songs recorded: Back, Back, Back to Baltimore; Outside Your Picture Frame; Travelin' Boogie; Boogie Woogie Lou; How Can I; I'm Glad That It's Over; Chew Tobacco Rag; I'm in Love with Someone; You're Gonna Be Lonesome; Down­hearted and Blue; A Drunkard's Confession; Huckle­berry Boogie; Tenn. Boogie; Zeb's Mt. Boogie; Crazy Heart; Typing Up the Blues. Writer of It's a Sin. Ad­dress: WBAL, Baltimore, Maryland.
Tuttle, Marilyn (Marilyn Myers), b. Montebello, Calif.; h. Wesley Tuttle; s. Wesley, Jr., 10; d. Leslie Ann, 10. At-