Ernest Tubb10,972Photo Credit: CindyCelebs

Singer, Songwriter, Actor

Ernest Dale Tubb (February 9, 1914 – September 6, 1984), nicknamed the Texas Troubadour, was an American singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of country music. His biggest career hit song, "Walking the Floor Over You" (1941), marked the rise of the honky tonk style of...Wikipedia

Age: 70 (age at death)
Born: 9th February, 1914, Crisp, Texas, USA
Died: 6th September, 1984, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Height: Height Unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Walking the Floor Over You

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Biggest hit was "Walkin` the Floor Over You," released in 1941, before Billboard magazine had a regular chart ranking country music singles. The song did make the top 30 of Billboard`s pop chart.

 

Since Billboard magazine began a country chart in 1944, scored six No. 1 songs -- most notably "Soldier`s Last Letter" and "It`s Been So Long, Darlin`" (both 1944).

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