Parker Willson was the son of Mr. & Mrs. Herbert G. Willson. In October
of 1952, he was working with Burris Mills as part of the legendary western
swing group, "Light Crust Doughboys" on a network of 28 stations in the south.
Back then, Hank Thompson was the singer getting the top billing.
By 1955, he was working on radio station KXOl in Fort Worth, Texas.
Parker was also the emcee for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram annual
Christms Tree Celebration for three years by 1955.
Credits & Sources
- Country Song Roundup No. 40; September 1955;
American Folk Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT