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Tennessee Ernie Ford - Quotes

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You can keep rummaging around until you find a song you like, but you can't predict whether it'll hit or not.

You can keep rummaging around until you find a song you like, but you can't predict whether it'll hit or not.

We decided to do some of Merle's things with modern instrumentation. We used a flute, a bass clarinet, a trumpet, a clarinet, drums, a guitar, vibes and a piano. ---->>>

Sixteen Tons was written eight years before I recorded it. ---->>>

When you do a show five days a week and one night a week, the way I was doing, you use up so much music every day that pretty soon you find yourself hustling for material. ---->>>

I snapped my fingers all through it. Sometimes I set my own tempo during rehearsal by doing that. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-13, 1919
Birthplace:
Die: 10-17, 1991
Occupation: Musician
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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, he is remembered for his hit recordings of "The Shotgun Boogie" and "Sixteen Tons" (wikipedia)