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Ernest Tubb
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Vocalist
    (February 9, 1914-September 6, 1984)
    Born in Crisp, (Ellis County) , Texas
    Died in Nashville of emphysema (age 70)
    Singles include ‘Waltz Across Texas,’ ‘Walking the Floor Over You,’ ‘Blue Christmas’ and ‘Sweet Thang (with Loretta Lynn)’
    Film appearances include ‘Fighting Buckaroo (1942)’ and ‘Riding West (1942)’
    Nicknamed the Texas Troubadour
    He could yodel.
    He worked as a beer delivery truck driver.
    He was a fan of movie cowboys.
    During recording sessions, he was prone to flunking key notes.
    His nickname was E.T.
    He was born on a cotton farm which eventually became a ghost town.
    Jimmie Rodgers was an inspiration — to the point where he telephoned his widow for an autographed picture.
    He worked as a ditch digger and drugstore clerk.
    He had an acute sense of humor about his own singing, particularly towards those who thought they could ‘sing better than him.’
    ‘Waltz Across Texas’ became a staple of the state’s dance halls.
    The first record shop in his name opened in downtown Nashville (May 1947). It spawned the Midnight Jamboree show.
    He was an inspiration to countless recording artists.
    There was only one fan club in his name, with a single president during its entire 50-odd-year run.

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