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tenary College, Shreveport, La., 1950-1. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: KWKH La. Hayride, Shreve­port, La., 1950; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn.; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV. First played and sang with Webb Pierce, and now leads band called "Country Depu­ties." Capitol Records. Albums: My Garden of Prayer; Sweethearts or Strangers; The Object of My Affection; Talk About Hits; This Is Faron Young; etc. Songs re­corded: I've Got Five Dollars and It's Sat. Night; Going Steady; Tattletale Tears; Have I Waited Too Long; Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young; It's a Great Life If You Don't Weaken; Just Married; Sweet Dreams; If You Ain't Lovin' You Ain't Living; For a Woman Like You; Country Girl; Alone with You; Every Time I'm Kissing You; That's the Way I Feel; I Hate Myself; A Long Time Ago; Last Night at a Party; I Knew You When; Saving My Tears; A Place for Girls Like You; That's the Fashion; All Right; Your Old Used to Be; Not Any Like You Left; etc. Most popular song was Going Steady. Writer of: Going Steady; All Right; Your Old Used to Be; Your Still Mine; I Hear You Talking. Mov­ies: Hidden Guns, 1955, Republic; Raiders of Old Calif., Republic, 1956; Daniel Boone, Republic, 1956; Country Music Holiday, Paramount, 1957. Business enterprises: Faron Young Enterprises; American Investors; Land-caster Publishing Co., all of Nashville, Tennessee. Ad­dress: WSM Radio, Nashville, Tennessee.
Zack, Jimmie (Henry Z. Yingst), b. 1/2/24, Fair Oaks, Ark.; w. Modine M. Griffin; s. Henry Eugene, 14; Cecil Wade, 11; d. Jeanne Hope, 4. Schools attended: Fair Oaks Elem., Fair Oaks, Ark., 1931-37; finished elem. and 10th grade in CCC; High Sch., Ames, Iowa, 1939-42; com­pleted 12th grade in U. S. Navy, 1942-6. Is aviation radio operator and pilot. Entertainment experience: Bakers-field, Calif., 1953; Searcy, Ark., 1954-5; WLBC, Muncie, Ind., 1955-6; WWVA Jamboree, Wheeling, W. Va., 1956-7; etc. With Wayne Raney Band, 1953-8. Starday Records. Songs recorded: Jesus Has Saved My Soul, 1959; Why Won't You Heed His Call, 1959. Writer of: Somebody's Been Rockin' My Boat, 1958; Wake Me Up, 1958; Same Old Thing, 1959; Why Won't You Heed His Call, 1959;