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  • Tennessee Ernie Ford: Sixteen Tons - His 30 Finest Vinyl was flat,centered, and quiet. Sound was full and detailed. Nice old time country boogie Woogie lp. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews. Top reviews from other countries Translate all reviews to English. shalom egoz. /5(29).
  • Tennessee Ernie Ford wasn't the first artist to record "Sixteen Tons," but he made it his signature. The song, inspired by the travails of the real-life coal miners of Kentucky, was first recorded by one of his forerunners on the Capitol label, Merle Travis, in
  • Tennessee Ernie Ford: Sixteen Tons - His 30 Finest Vinyl was flat,centered, and quiet. Sound was full and detailed. Nice old time country boogie Woogie lp. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews. Top reviews from other countries Translate all /5(29).
  • Feb 24,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - Tennessee Ernie Ford - 16 Tons YouTube; Jeff Beck and ZZ Top - Ernie Ford's SIXTEEN TONS - Duration: .
  • Ernest Jennings Ford (February 13, – October 17, ) known professionally as Tennessee Ernie Ford, was an American country and gospel singer and radio and television host. Today, he is best remembered for his hit recording of "Sixteen Tons".
  • One was Dark As A Dungeon, the other, Sixteen Tons. The song's chorus came from a letter Merle received from his brother lamenting the death of World War II journalist Ernie Pyle, killed while covering combat in the Pacific in John Travis wrote, "It's like working in the coal mines. You load sixteen tons and what do you get?
  • According to the book UK #1 Hits by Jon Kutner and Spencer Leigh, Tennessee Ernie Ford was so busy with a five-day-a-week daytime show that he fell behind with his recording commitments for Capitol Records. He recalled, "Capitol told me I'd be in breach of contract if I didn't record soon, but I was always thumbing through songbooks looking for music.

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