Country, Western & Gospel Music

A History And Encyclopedia Of Composers, Artists & Songs

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes

Share page  Visit Us On FB

Previous Contents Next
Valley, Ky.; Boone County Jamboree, WLW, Cincinnati, Ohio; Plantation Party, WLW and NBC; Hollywood, Calif., 1946—; Ginny Sims Show; Nelson Eddy Show; Bob Burns Show; KXLA Hometown Jamboree, Pasa­dena, Calif.; Jubilee, U.S.A., 1960, ABC-TV; etc. Capitol Records. Albums: The Merle Travis Guitar; Back Home; Walkin' the Strings; Folk Songs of the Hills. Songs re­corded: Nine Pound Hammer; That's All; John Bolin'; Muskrat; Dark as a Dungeon; John Henry; Sixteen Tons; Possum Up a Simmon Tree; I Am a Pilgrim; Over by Number Nine; Barbara Allen; Lost John; Divorce Me C.O.D.; So Round So Firm; etc. Writer of: Smoke, Smoke, Smoke; No Vacancy; Cincinnati Lou; So Round, So Firm; Sixteen Tons; Dark as a Dungeon, 1947; Nine Pound Hammer, 1947. Former member of the Ga. Wild­cats. Movie: From Here to Eternity. Address: 5731 Ranchito, Van Nuys, California.
Tubb, Ernest Dale, b. 2/9/14, Ellis County, near Crisp, Texas; w. Olene Adams; s. Justin Wayne, 25; Larry Dean, 2; Ernest Dale, Jr., 3; d Violet Elaine, 21; Erlene, 9; Gayle, 8. Attended Grade School, Benjamin, Texas, 1923-4; Phoenix Schl., Kemp, Texas, 1925-6. Plays gui­tar. Has guitar which belonged to the late Jimmie Rodgers. Entertainment experience: KONO, San An­tonio, Texas, 1933-5; KGKL, San Angelo, Texas, 1936-40; KGKO, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1941-2; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1943—; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV; Er­nest Tubb Jamboree, over 300 radio stations; Chevy Show, NBC-TV. Decca Records. Albums: Ernest Tubb Favorites; The Daddy of 'Em All; Red and Ernie; The Ernest Tubb Story; etc. Songs recorded: Geisha Girl; I Found My Girl in the U.S.A.; Home of the Blues; Tangled Mind; Tenn. Border; Double-Datin'; It's the Mileage That's Slowin' Us Down; You're a Real Good Friend; What Am I Living For; Half a Mind; The Pass­ing of Jimmie Rodgers; Blue Christmas; Driftwood on the River; Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello; Don't Rob Another Man's Castle; I Wonder Why You Said Goodbye; When the World Has Turned You Down; Have You Ever Been Lonely; There's a Little Bit of Everything in Texas; You Nearly Lose Your Mind; It's

E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III