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Tennessee Ernie Ford

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Biography

Source: Wikipedia

Ernest Jennings Ford (February 13, 1919 – October 17, 1991), known professionally as Tennessee Ernie Ford, was an American recording artist 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, today, he is best remembered for his hit recordings of "The Shotgun Boogie" and "Sixteen Tons".

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  • Birth name: Ernest Jennings Ford
  • Born: February 13, 1919 Bristol, Tennessee, United States
  • Died: October 17, 1991 (aged 72) Reston, Virginia, United States
  • Genres: Country & Western, Pop, Gospel
  • Occupation(s): Singer, actor
  • Instruments: Vocals, Guitar, violin

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