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Merle Travis
Born:  November 29, 1917
Died:  October 20, 1983
Academy of Country Music Pioneer (1974)
Country Music Hall of Fame (1977)
Kentucky Music Hall of Fame (2002)
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame (1970)
Hollywood Barn Dance
Town Hall Party
WSM Grand Ole Opry
KXLA Pasadena, CA

About The Artist

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Appearance History This Month

September 2, 1955
Town Hall Compton, CA
The Town Hall Party
September 3, 1955
Town Hall Compton, CA
The Town Hall Party
September 9, 1955
Town Hall Compton, CA
The Town Hall Party
September 10, 1955
Town Hall Compton, CA
The Town Hall Party
September 11, 1955
Sierra Creek Park Sierra Creek Park, CA
Town Hall Ranch Party
September 16, 1955
Town Hall Compton, CA
The Town Hall Party
September 17, 1955
Town Hall Compton, CA
The Town Hall Party
September 18, 1955
Sierra Creek Park Sierra Creek Park, CA
Town Hall Ranch Party
September 23, 1955
Town Hall Compton, CA
The Town Hall Party
September 24, 1955
Town Hall Compton, CA
The Town Hall Party
September 25, 1955
Sierra Creek Park Sierra Creek Park, CA
Town Hall Ranch Party
September 30, 1955
Town Hall Compton, CA
The Town Hall Party

Get The Music

Recordings (78rpm/45rpm)

 
Capitol
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  1029 A Cane Bottom Chair
  1029 B Guitar Rag
  1146 A Spoonin' Moon
  1241 A El Reno
  1241 B Trouble Trouble
  1337 A Wont'cha Be My Baby
  1337 B Dry Bread
  1519 A Deep South
  1519 B Boogie In Minor
  1737 A Let's Settle Down
  1737 B Lost John Boogie
  1800 A Done Rovin'
  1800 B Faithful Fool
  2014 A Kinfolks In Carolina
  2014 B A Rainy Day Feeling
  2136 A Too Fast Past
  2136 B Ain't That A Cryin' Shame?
  2175 A Merle's Boogie Woogie
  2175 B Steel Guitar Rag
  2176 A I Am A Pilgrim
  2176 B Nine Pound Hammer
  2336 A Bayou Baby
  2336 B Knee Deep In Trouble
  2453 A I'll Have Myself A Ball
  2453 B Green Cheese
  2544 A Shut Up And Drink Your Beer
  2544 B Gambler's Guitar
  2563 A Re-Enlistment Blues
  2563 B Dance Of The Golden Rod
  258 A No Vacancy
  258 B Cincinnati Lou
  2624 A The Super Highway
  2624 B A World Full Of Roses
  2757 A Jolie Fille
  2757 B I Can't Afford The Coffee
  290 A Divorce Me C.O.D.
  290 B Missouri
  2902 A Love Must Be Ketchin'
  2902 B Louisiana Boogie
  349 A Sweet Temptation
  349 B So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed
  384 A Steel Guitar Rag
  384 B Three Times Seven
  40006 A I'm Sick And Tired Of You, Little Darling
  40006 B Lawdy, What A Gal
  40026 A Fat Gal
  40026 B Merle's Boogie Woogie
  40050 A I Like My Chicken Fryin' Size
  40050 B Follow Thru
  40072 A Information Please
  40072 B The Devil To Pay
  40100 A Kentucky Means Paradise
  40100 B When My Baby Double Talks To Me
  40115 A A Fool At The Steering Wheel
  40115 B Alimony Bound
  40143 B Sioux City Sue
  40254 A Blues Stay Away From Me
  40254 B Philosophy
  40272 A I'm Pickin' Up The Pieces Of My Heart
  40272 B Petticoat Fever
  463 A Spoonin' Moon
  463 B Too Much Sugar
  5657 A John Henry, Jr.
  5657 A John Henry Jr.
  5657 B The Same Ol' Natural Urge
  5657 B That Same Ol' Natural Urge
  5764 A Moon Over The Motel
  5764 A Moon Over The Motel
  5764 B That Tennessee Beat
  5764 B That Tennessee Beat
  5876 A Wildwood Flower
  5876 B Farther On Down The road
  5965 A Country Joe
  5965 B You're A Little Bit cuter
  965 A Start Even
  965 B Mean Ol' Woman
 
Capitol Americana
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  40100 A Kentucky Means Paradise
  40100 B When My Baby Double Talks To Me
  48004 B Sioux City Sue
  A40026 A Merle's Boogie Woogie
  A40026 B Fat Gal


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