Lonesome Shorty was said to bring "...real backwoods atmosphere to the (WHO)
Barn Dance when he steps up to the microphone for one of his "homesick"
They said Lonesome Shorty learned the tunes and ballads he sang from
the friends and neighbors of the country he still called home and who
first called him Shorty.
Lonesome Shorty's real name was James Kellow.
Credits & Sources
- Souvenir Program, W-H-O Barn Dance Frolic;
date published unknown