Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons LP
Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons LP
Label: Capitol
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons LP

Tennessee Ernie Ford

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SKU:
CAPLP70511
UPC:
602557705119
Capitol Records' 75th Anniversary Vinyl LP Reissue!

Sixteen Tons was a hit song sung by Tennessee Ernie Ford. The song was written by Merle Travis and is based on life in the coal mines in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Some of the lyrics in the song came from actual sayings by his father and brother from real life experiences.

The 1955 version of the song recorded by Tennessee Ernie Ford reached number one in the Billboard charts.

The album Sixteen Tons was released in 1960. Tennessee Ernie Ford (Ernest Jennings Ford) was known for his rich bass-baritone voice and down-home humor.

Now reissued on vinyl in celebration of Capitol Records' 75th anniversary.

Features:
• Vinyl LP

Selections:
Side One:

1. Sixteen Tons
2. Shot-Gun Boogie
3. Bright Lights And Blonde-Haired Women
4. The Cry Of The Wild Goose
5. Milk 'Em In The Morning Blues
Side Two:
1. Mule Train
2. Smoky Mountain Boogie
3. Philadelphia Lawyer
4. Country Junction
5. Anticipation Blues
6. Blackberry Boogie
Description
Capitol Records' 75th Anniversary Vinyl LP Reissue!

Sixteen Tons was a hit song sung by Tennessee Ernie Ford. The song was written by Merle Travis and is based on life in the coal mines in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Some of the lyrics in the song came from actual sayings by his father and brother from real life experiences.

The 1955 version of the song recorded by Tennessee Ernie Ford reached number one in the Billboard charts.

The album Sixteen Tons was released in 1960. Tennessee Ernie Ford (Ernest Jennings Ford) was known for his rich bass-baritone voice and down-home humor.

Now reissued on vinyl in celebration of Capitol Records' 75th anniversary.

Features:
• Vinyl LP

Selections:
Side One:

1. Sixteen Tons
2. Shot-Gun Boogie
3. Bright Lights And Blonde-Haired Women
4. The Cry Of The Wild Goose
5. Milk 'Em In The Morning Blues
Side Two:
1. Mule Train
2. Smoky Mountain Boogie
3. Philadelphia Lawyer
4. Country Junction
5. Anticipation Blues
6. Blackberry Boogie
Genre
Country Bluegrass
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Tennessee Ernie Ford
Title
Sixteen Tons
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
10-26-2017
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
12-13-2017
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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