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Tennessee Ernie Ford
Background information
Birth name Ernest Jennings Ford
Born (1919-02-13)February 13, 1919
Bristol, Tennessee, United States
Died October 17, 1991(1991-10-17) (aged 72)
Reston, Virginia, United States
Genres Country & Western, Pop, Gospel
Occupation(s) Singer, actor
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, violin

You can keep rummaging around until you find a song you like, but you can't predict whether it'll hit or not.
Tennessee Ernie Ford
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.
Tennessee Ernie Ford
I snapped my fingers all through it. Sometimes I set my own tempo during rehearsal by doing that.
Tennessee Ernie Ford
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.
Tennessee Ernie Ford