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Tennessee Ernie Ford
February 13, 1919 - October 17, 1991
Nationality: American
Category: Musician
Subcategory: American Musician

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.


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


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.


Sixteen Tons was written eight years before I recorded it.


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


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