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Lonesome Shorty
WHO Iowa Barn Dance Frolic

About The Artist

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" songs."

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