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Anderson, Les "Carrot Top"

Real name Clelland Irving Anderson. Born 1921 in Siloam Springs, Ark. Steel guitar player for Bob Wills and Spade Cooley. A regular on Town Hall Party (KTTV, Compton, Calif.). Subsequently moved to British Columbia, Canada. Died in 2001.


Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1951/Oct. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-46370  No rating Label shot She's Dynamite In Blue Dungarees — Les "Carrot Top" Anderson 45-L 6368+  
    No rating Tennessee Moon — Les "Carrot Top" Anderson 45-L 6367  
1958/Aug.
copyright
Spry (Calif.)  119-45 Borderline Label shot Song sample Johnny Sorrow — Les "Carrot Top" Anderson B  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Brenda Lee — Les "Carrot Top" Anderson A  
1960/Sept. 12
Bb pop rev.
Crosby (Nev.)  1-45 Borderline Label shot Song sample Johnny Sorrow — Les "Carrot Top" Anderson A  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Brenda Lee — Les "Carrot Top" Anderson B  

Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Marc Coulavin, Udo Frank, Adam Komorowski, Bjorn Witlox


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