A singer determined to make it in country-western music lets nothing stand in his way, including stealing. The girl who loves him and a female preacher try to straighten him out and help him make it legitimately.

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Earl 'Snake' Richards ...
Jim Birdsell
Sharon DeBord ...
Opal Nelson
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Lightnin' Chance ...
Sheriff
Stoney Mountain Cloggers ...
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Maurice Dembsky ...
Doorman
Pete Drake ...
Himself
Dolores Faith ...
Belle Scofield
Rink Hardin ...
Wally Cooper
Ernie Keller ...
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Ed Livingston ...
Hoodlum
Buddy Mize ...
Hoodlum Leader
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Rev. Rose Conley
Boots Randolph ...
Himself
Cecil Scaiffe ...
Dan Birdsell
The Statler Brothers ...
Themselves
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A singer determined to make it in country-western music lets nothing stand in his way, including stealing. The girl who loves him and a female preacher try to straighten him out and help him make it legitimately.

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He's a new kind of swinger...the Nashville Kid, and he's got a new kind of sound that's BLUE and BOLD and filled with SOUL!!!

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Drama | Musical

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October 1966 (USA)  »

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That Tennessee Beat
Written and Performed by Merle Travis
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Not much of a story

I saw it because Merle Travis was in it, as well as a lot of other Nashville and Hollywood musicians. Not too great of a story, but it was very interesting to see all those special guests! I'd like to see it again.


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