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The Hilltoppers
WLS National Barn Dance

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

Appearance History This Month

June 19, 1938
Village Hall
Golden, IL
WLS Barn Dance Show
June 26, 1938
Calumet County Fairgrounds
Chilton, WI

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Recordings (78rpm/45rpm)

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

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