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  1. Historic church to be moved from Knotta s Berry FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... knew who was going to come in there,” said Tina Caviezel, 56, of Corona. In the 1970s, she saw Tennessee Ernie Ford sing in the church after putting out a gospel record, and it is rumored John Wayne had attended services. The church was ...


  2. Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include Bess Truman, wife of former U.S. President Harry Truman, in 1885; artist Grant Wood in 1891; golf Hall of Fame member Patty Berg in 1918; singer "Tennessee" Ernie Ford in 1919; pilot Chuck Yeager, the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound, in 1923 ; actor Kim Novak in 1933 ; actor George Segal in 1934 ; musician Peter Tork of the Monkees in 1942 ; actor Carol Lynley in 1942 ; talk show host Jerry Springer in 1944 ; actor Stockard Channing in 1944 : Hall of Fame basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski in 1947 ; singer Peter Gabriel in 1950 ; actor David Naughton in 1951 ; fitness activist Denise Austin in 1957 ; rock musician Henry Rollins in 1961 ; actor Neal McDonough in 1966 ; pop singer Robbie Williams in 1974 ; actor Mena Suvari in 1979 ; actor Sophia Lillis in 2002 .


  3. Our Town: Pennsylvania family's strange inheritanceRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2018 | Fox News

    ... of 400. This company town, however, never had the sort of "company store" made notorious by the Tennessee Ernie Ford song "Sixteen Tons": You load sixteen tons, and whattaya get? Another day older and deeper in debt St. Peter don'cha call me, cause ...


  4. Money Doctor Neil "Doc" Gallagher, Expert Financial Retirement...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | PRWeb

    ... Neil Gallagher, President and CEO of Gallagher Financial Group , has some thoughts on this bill. "In Tennessee Ernie Ford's ominous song 'Sixteen Tons', he smacks coal-miners with this fact: 'If the right one don't get you, the left one will'," ...


  5. Bogged Down with RESOLUTIONSRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Folio Weekly

    Remember the song lyric "another year older and deeper in debt" from "Sixteen Tons" by Tennessee Ernie Ford? I can sort of relate.


  6. Good night 2017, good nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Lake Orion Review

    What is it Tennessee Ernie Ford sang about? Another day older and deeper in debt? Yeah, I'm pretty sure that's it. When I think back to the year that was, 2017, I feel another year older and deeper in debt This will be my last edition to the hallowed halls of Don't-Rush-Medom, this year.


  7. Electricity to NewcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Weekly Standard

    ... transport coal to a local power plant." And we're talking about a lot more coal than the "16 Tons" Tennessee Ernie Ford sang about in the 1950s: The ship's capacity is some 2,300 tons. So there you have it. China, where environmentalism means using ...


  8. New Book on George Cory & Douglass Cross Tells Tale Behind Tony Bennett's Signature SongRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... y Heart in San Francisco," a song that sat around for nearly a decade before it landed on his doorstep. Tennessee Ernie Ford and the opera star Claramae Turner were among the singers who were offered the song before Bennett.


  9. REVIEWS: Singer: Pat Boone; Guitarist: Jim Hall; Book: Roosevelt and HopkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Town Line

    ... song; and Hymns We Love, an album easily equal to the sacred music ones of George Beverly Shea and Tennessee Ernie Ford. Finally, Boone had the arrangements of the gifted Billy Vaughn. The black label with the rainbow colored letters was also an ...


  10. Scrip enthusiasts welcome -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... don't you call me 'cause I can't go, I owe my soul to the company store," familiar lines from an old Tennessee Ernie Ford song, that just may reflect a negative, hardtack perception of these times past, and take us all to the coal fields of ...


  11. Labor Day: 12 Songs About Holding a JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | CMT.com

    ... music because it was a huge part of everyday life. Take these songs for example. "Sixteen Tons," Tennessee Ernie Ford (1955) Grim and throbbing like a sore muscle, this song is a glimpse into the day-in-day-out life of an underground coal miner: ...


  12. 'Lil' Ol' Band From Texas' ZZ Top still rockingRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | Oakville Call

    ... ZZ Top fans: The versions of "Rough Boy" - from 1985's "Afterburner" - and an unreleased take on the Tennessee Ernie Ford song "Sixteen Tons" featuring guitar virtuoso Jeff Beck as a guest. Needless to say, the latter tune sounds nothing like the ...


  13. Top 75 Country Releases on Capitol Records: Critic's PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Billboard

    Early in the history of the label, there was a commitment to the world of "Hillbilly Music," as it was called back then. That name faded into obscurity, giving way to what we call Country Music -- and what a legacy it has been! From the early days of the label, including Capitol's first number one single on the Country charts -- the King Cole Trio's "Straighten Up and Fly Right" on June 10, 1944 -- to Tex Ritter and Jimmy Wakely to the 50s recordings of Tennessee Ernie Ford and Ferlin Husky , the Bakersfield sounds of Buck Owens and Merle Haggard , the crossover stylings of Glen Campbell , all the way through to modern-day superstars such as Keith Urban and Dierks Bentley , the label continues to make history and plow rich musical ground.


  14. Idaho comes through in our music'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Post Register

    ... here." Braun's own evolution as a music artist saw him involved early in western music in the style of Tennessee Ernie Ford and, more recently, country rock. "As you get older, you try to become a better musician. You evolve and so does your music ...


  15. Step right up, suckersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    TENNESSEE Ernie Ford might put it this way: "You buy 16 lottery tickets and what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt/ Saint Peter, don't you call me - cause I can't go/ I owe my soul to the Arkansas Lottery."


  16. Sailer In TAKIMAG: Debt Peonage in 21st Century AmericaRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2017 | VDARE

    ... a form of debt bondage has emerged among short-haul truckers that sounds like something from a 1940s Tennessee Ernie Ford song about how "I owe my soul to the company store ." It's kind of like being an Uber driver if you bought your ride from Uber ...


  17. Q&A with Katy Daley - Alan MundeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... Thompson, Lefty Frizzell, who's from Texas, and the California contingent. We would get TV shows like Tennessee Ernie Ford or Rusty Draper, who was a California artist. Basically I would watch anything or listen to anything that had a guitar in it. ...


  18. It's not hard to stand out from the crowd these daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    ... curmudgeon, but, seriously, when was the last time you heard a new, young, definitively masculine Tennessee Ernie Ford or a Frankie Laine, or even a young Doris Day or Rosemary Clooney? Among today's most noteworthy extremes, though, were I to let ...


  19. 'What a disappointment Gov. Bentley has been,' Auditor Jim Zeigler saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... against Bentley at this point for him to survive in office until his term ends in January 2019. "Tennessee Ernie Ford had a hit in the 1950s - '16 Tons'," Zeigler said. "It had a line in there, 'if the right one don't get you, then the left one ...