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Ernest Tubb (I) (1914–1984)

Ernest Tubb was born on February 9, 1914 in Crisp, Texas, USA as Ernest Dale Tubb. He was an actor, known for Hollywood Barn Dance (1947), Walk the Line (2005) and Song of the Drifter (1948). He was married to Olene Adams Carter and Lois Elaine Cook. He died on September 6, 1984 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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Hollywood Barn Dance Ernest Tubb
Walk the Line Soundtrack
Song of the Drifter Soundtrack
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 1980 Coal Miner's Daughter
Ernest Tubb
 1955 Grand Ole Opry (TV Series)
 1947 Hollywood Barn Dance
Ernest Tubb
 1944 Riding West
 1944 Jamboree
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 1943 The Fighting Buckaroo
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CD: "Family Bible" (USP) See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »


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Biggest hit was "Walkin' the Floor Over You," released in 1941, before Billboard magazine had a regular chart ranking country music singles. It did make the top 30 of Billboard's pop chart. The song received a Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1998. See more »


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