"Tennessee" Ernie Ford - Sixteen Tons
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Written-By – Bob Merrill, Terry Shand
Written-By – Merle Travis
- Conductor [Orchestra] – Jack Fascinato
Side A: American Mus., Inc.
Side B: Frank Music Corp.
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): 45-14296
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): 45-14297
- Rights Society (Side A): BMI
- Rights Society (Side B): ASCAP
- Manufactured By – Capitol Records, Inc.
- Published By – American Music, Inc.
- Published By – Frank Music Corp.
Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей. Sixteen Tons is a song about the life of a coal miner, first recorded in 1946 by American country singer Merle Travis and released on his box set Ernie Ford's version of Sixteen Tons was a number-one hit in the United States. Sixteen Tons is a song written by Merle Travis about a coal miner, based on life in mines in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Travis first recorded the song at the Radio Recorders Studio B in Hollywood, California, on August 8, 1946. Cliffie Stone played bass on the recording. It was first released in July 1947 by Capitol on Travis's album Folk Songs of the Hills. The song became a gold record. The line You load sixteen tons and what do you get . Ernest Jennings Ford February 13, 1919 October 17, 1991, known professionally as Tennessee Ernie Ford, was an American singer and television host who enjoyed success in the country and Western, pop, and gospel musical genres. Noted for his rich bass-baritone voice and down-home humor, he is remembered for his hit recordings of The Shotgun Boogie and his version of Sixteen Tons. Watch the video for Sixteen Tons from Tennessee Ernie Ford's Country Classics for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Ernest Jennings Ford February 13, 1919 October 17, 1991 known professionally as Tennessee Ernie Ford, was an American country and gospel singer and radio and television host. Today, he read more. Today, he is best remembered for his hit recording of &q read more. Though named after Tennessee Ernie Ford's biggest hit, Sixteen Tons was released five years after the single was a hit. The large gap of time between the release of the single and album is inconsequential - in essence, the album is a compilation of Ford's greatest hits of the '50s, containing not only the title track, but also Mule Train, The Cry of the Wild Goose, and The Shot Gun Boogie. Though more comprehensive compilations of Ford's work were later released, Sixteen Tons remains an entertaining listen from start to finish in fact,. Sixteen Tons. Tennessee Ernie Ford. Released April 10, 1990. Sixteen Tons Tracklist. I've Got The Milk 'Em In The Morning Blues Lyrics. Missing Lyrics. Country Junction Lyrics. Songs in album Tennessee Ernie Ford - Sixteen Tons 1991. Tennessee Ernie Ford - I've Got The Milk In The Morning Blues. Tennessee Ernie Ford - Country Junction. Tennessee Ernie Ford - Smokey Mountain Boogie. Tennessee Ernie Ford - Anticipation Blues. Tennessee Ernie Ford - Mule Train. Tennessee Ernie Ford - Cry Of The Wild Goose. Tennessee Ernie Ford - My Hobby. Tennessee Ernie Ford - I've Got The Feed 'Em In The Mo. Album 1960 20 Songs. 2:: Sixteen Tons 1955. Charted: 1 1. Get the Sheet Music License This Song . According to the book 1000 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. I liked Merle Travis' songbook. He'd lived in the coal mining community, and my grandfather and my uncle had mined coal. I showed 'Sixteen Tons' to my conductor as I liked it very much