Ernest Tubb

American singer and songwriter of country music

Ernest Dale Tubb (February 9, 1914 – September 6, 1984) was an American country music singer and songwriter. Tubb was nicknamed The Texas Troubadour. He is probably best known for his hit song "Walking the Floor Over You" in 1941. He joined the Grand Ole Opry as a member in 1943. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1965.

Ernest Tubb
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Background information
Birth nameErnest Dale Tubb
Also known asThe Texas Troubadour
Born(1914-02-09)February 9, 1914
Crisp, Texas, United States
DiedSeptember 6, 1984(1984-09-06) (aged 70)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Genrescountry, honky tonk
Occupation(s)singer-songwriter, bandleader
Instrumentsguitar
Years active1936–1982
LabelsBluebird, Decca, First Generation

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