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Town and Country Playboys
WNER Suwanee River Jamboree

About the Group

About The Group

The Town and Country Playboys were a part of the Suwannee River Jamboree that was held every Saturday night in Live Oak, Florida. A 1957 article we found mentions they had only been together about a year.

Timeline & Trivia Notes Group members:

  • Vicky, vocals (no last name provided)
  • Shorty Newsome, emcee, guitar, vocals
  • Sonny Taylor, rhythm guitar
  • Calvin Wilson, rumba rhythmist, vocals
  • Larry Mitchell, fiddle
  • Billy Britt, comedian, bass

Credits & Sources

  • Folk and Country Songs Vol. II NO. 3; May 1957; American Folk Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT