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Published by Naylor Co. in San Antonio, Tex .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Stricklin, Al, 1908-,
  • Wills, Bob, 1905-1975.,
  • Country musicians -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Al Stricklin, with Jon McConal.
ContributionsMcConal, Jon, 1937- joint author.
LC ClassificationsML417.S92 A3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 153 p., [5] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4879221M
ISBN 100811106039
LC Control Number76007228

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