They were a band out of Southeast Missouri and Illinois. They were
featured on radio station KSGM's "Ozark Opera" on Saturdays from 11:15am
to noon. They like other bands, played many dance engagements
and personal appearances. And were said to have made a few recordings.
Timeline and Trivia Notes
Group Members included:
- "Smiley Al" Meyer, hot fiddle, vocalist and composer of such
folk tunes as "Somebody Cares", "Waltzing With the Blues".
- "Curley Locks" Earl Meyer, steel guitar
- "Handsome Jess" Martin, rhythm guitar, vocals
- "Hank" Arthur Meyer, bass player
- "Bashful" Bill Whiteside, spanish guitar
Credits & Sources
- From an early edition of Cowboy Song Magazine