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Parker Willson
Born:  October 16, 1908
Died:  March 27, 1962
KXOL Fort Worth, TX

About The Artist

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

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