Thursday, September 3, 2009

Helling And His Hillbilly Buddies


22603 - I'll Make It All Up To You
22604 - The Dozen Roses

Country, female lead, steel guitar. 1968.

Both songs written by Betty Helling and published by Tony Mazzola's Country Stream Pub. (BMI).

Recorded at Scotty's Studio.

DeWitt Scott

DeWitt Scott ("Scotty" to his friends) was born in Amarillo, Texas in 1932 and grew up in Yukon, Oklahoma. He played Western Swing and country music in the local night clubs, radio and TV in Oklahoma City, Okla. City. DeWitt Scott moved to St. Louis, Mo. in 1951, played TV shows and local night clubs. He was influenced by Noel Boggs, Merle Lindsey and the Oklahoma Night Riders. He backed up Grand Ole Opry groups while playing at Johnny Rion's Hillbilly Park and The Lindy Ballroom in St. Louis.

In 1966 Scotty started Scotty's Music in the basement of his home.

In 1971 he put on the "First Annual Steel Guitar Show" which played to 400 people.

DeWitt Scott bio

The St. Louis Steel Guitar Convention

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