Tubb, Ernest, 1914-1984

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Ernest Tubb (1914-1984) was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, and one of the pioneers of the honky tonk style of country music. Tubb was a member of the Grand Ole Opry, and toured with is band, the Texas Troubadours.
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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Miller, Townsend, collection 91-088; 98-081., 1952-1983 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection song folios, circa 1882-1983. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Hank Williams scrapbook and clippings, 1952-ca. 1975. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Earle, Eugene. John Edwards memorial collection, 1930s-1968. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Pulley, Raymond H. Raymond H. Pulley collection, 1954-1958. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection posters, 1847-2008. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
referencedIn Eugene Earle Collection, 1939-1980s University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Ed Kahn Collection, 1930-1999 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Hoeptner, Fred. John Edwards memorial collection, 1959-1963. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Montgomery, Marvin. Oral history interview with Marvin "Smokey" Montgomery, 1997 September 7. University of North Texas Library, UNT
referencedIn George Hamilton IV Collection, 1956-2006 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Biography -- Tubb, Ernest. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection fan club newsletters, 1952-1998. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Wilgus, D. K. D.K. Wilgus collection, 1883-1996. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Miller, Townsend, 1919-1989. Miller, Townsend, collection, 1952-1983 University of Texas Libraries
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Earle, Eugene. person
associatedWith Hamilton, George, IV, 1937-2014 person
associatedWith Hoeptner, Fred. person
associatedWith Kahn, Ed. person
associatedWith Miller, Townsend, 1919-1989 person
associatedWith Montgomery, Marvin person
associatedWith Pulley, Raymond H. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
founderOf Texas Troubadours corporateBody
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Wilgus, D. K. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Nashville TN US
Ellis County TX US
Subject
Honky-tonk music
Country music
Occupation
Songwriters
Singers
Guitarists
Activity

Person

Birth 1914-02-09

Death 1984-09-06

Americans

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