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WLS National Barn Dance

About the Group

About The Group

They were said to have done quite a bit with "two guitars and bass and three mellow voices." Made personal appearances with the Barn Dance family, appearing at both the Illinois and Indiana State Fairs back in the mid-1930's.

Timeline and Trivia Notes

Group Members included:

  • Tommy Tanner
  • Don Wilson, also played Hawaiian style and used an electric guitar
  • Ernie Newton

Recordings (78rpm/45rpm)

Rec. No. Side Song Title
  15105 A Love Walked In
  15105 B To Be Alone