Curly Sanders was a native of Bardstown, Kentucky. We first find
mention of him in 1957. By then, he had appeared on such shows
as Ernest Tubb's Midnight Jamboree, The Jimmie Logsdon Show",
"Bill Morgan's Show", "Carl Smith, Goldie Hill and the Tunesmiths".
Curly was also a regular member of the Renfro Valley Barn Dance cast,
appearing there each Saturday night and was aired over the Mutual
Back around 1957, he was recording on the Concept Records label and had a couple
releases. One was "Brand New Rock and Roll" b/w "Why Did You Leave Me".
The other was "Dina-might" b/w "You're Smiling and I'm Crying".
Credits & Sources
- Country Song Roundup No. 52; October 1957; American Folk
Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT.