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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...Wikipedia

Age: 72 (age at death)
Born: 13th February, 1919, Bristol, Tennessee, USA
Died: 17th October, 1991, Reston, Virginia, USA
Height: 6' 1" (185 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: 16 Tons

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Here's Lucy (1968)

Lucy Carter, a widow with two teen children, takes a job as a secretary for her stuffy brother-in-law.

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His biggest hit "Sixteen Tons" was credited as being the first Rock and Roll big hit and for kicking off the Rock and Roll era of the 1950s.


He also sang the title song in the movie River of No Return (1954)starring Robert Mitchum and Marilyn Monroe. It was released as a single and did well on the record charts.


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