b. 9 Oct 1917, Luray, Virginia, USA. From 1938, Messner broadcast over different radio stations generally in Louisiana, Maryland and Pa, including WWVA, WJEJ and WCHA. He made an appearance with vocalist Molly Darr, to whom he has been wedded, and led his music group, the Saddle Pals. He also caused the Skyliners and followed Joltin’ Jim McCoy on his initial radio broadcast in the middle-40s. Messner continuing playing radio displays in to the early 50s. He previously a moderate strike with 1950’s ‘Sliding Around With Jole Blon’. Messner’s repertoire, which combined energetic hillbilly and traditional western swing figures with dolefully lachrymose ballads, included ‘I Passed away AROUND You’, ‘Dad, PLACE THE Cow Away’, ‘Leaping Center’, ‘Inform Her YOU LIKE Her Today’, ‘A Mom’s Smile’, ‘I Don’t Treatment What You UTILIZED TO Become’ and ‘Mommy, MAY I Consider My Doll To Heaven’. In 1995, he performed at a concert in Cumberland Valley, Franklin Region, Pennsylvania.