The 1934 WLS Family Album:

"Skyland Scotty" (Scott Wiseman)

Curator's note: Scott Wiseman's marriage to Myrtle Cooper ("Lulu Belle") led to the "Lulu Belle and Scotty" duo, one of country and western music's great partnership.

This smiling Carolina mountaineer has brought to WLS a great many of the old mountain songs direct from his native home in Carolina. His real name is Scott Wiseman, and besides being a musician, he has a college degree and special training for the teaching of literature. Scotty is a fine lad and you would like him just as much as you think you would. Some folks like best his song "Wonder Valley," but others say nothing can beat "Great Grandad." Scotty's early memoriws are of his farm home in the "Land of the Sky" near Asheville, North Carolina, where he hearded sheep over sunny meadowlands with a shaggy shepherd dog by his side, and harmonica in hand. He rode to school over mountain trails on horseback.

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