Tennessee Ernie Ford

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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".

Age: 72 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: 16 Tons


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1968 Here's Lucy Ernie Epperson
1968 Mouse on the Mayflower Narrator
1962 The Lucy Show Homer Higgins
1962 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show -
1957 The Lonely Man Singer
1954 Corral Cuties -
1953 Make Room for Daddy Kentucky Cal
1951 Man in the Saddle Wrangler, Singer of Title Song
1951 I Love Lucy Cousin Ernie
1951 The Red Skelton Hour Loser Lumpkin
1946 The Best Years of Our Lives Nightclub, Hillbilly Singer


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"Bless your little pea-pickin` hearts."


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