BOUT THE BAND
My daddy's parents Pappy Jay and Essie Hays Squires
Pappy Jay was a farmer but better known as a bootlegger in New Middleton, Tennessee.
David Lemuel White and Saillie Mae Akin White were Billye Ruth's daddy and mama.
Dapper Dave and Sallie and Dave, still dapper, with Billye Ruth
John Hays and Billye Ruth
They started it. Daddy John Hays and Mama Billye Ruth
The baby cowboy songwriter