Ford, Tennessee Ernie, 1919-1991

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1919-02-13
Death 1991-10-17
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Ernest Jennings Ford was born on Feb. 13, 1919 in Bristol, TN; attended Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, 1939; became a headliner at the London Palladium, beginning in 1953; hosted The Tennessee Ernie Ford television show, 1955-61, and later had a daytime television program, 1962-65; as a singer, was a recording artist for Capitol Records, 1949-76; received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1984; inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1990; died on Oct. 17, 1991.

From the description of Collection of musical arrangements for the Tennessee Ernie Ford Show, ca. 1956-1961. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41345196

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Subjects:

  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Songs with instrumental ensemble--Archival resources
  • Songs with instrumental ensemble, Arranged

Occupations:

  • Performer

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