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T. Texas Tyler
Born:  June 20, 1916
Died:  January 28, 1972
KMPC Country Carnival Barn Dance
KWKH Louisiana Hayride
WCHS Old Farm Hour
KGER Los Angeles, CA
KLAC Los Angeles, CA
KXLA Pasadena, CA
WBNR Poughkeepsie, NY
WCHS Charleston, WV
WIBC Indianapolis, IN
WIND Chicago, IL
WJJD Chicago, IL
WLS Chicago, IL
WLW Cincinnati, OH
WMBA Newport, RI
WMMN Fairmont, WV
WSAZ Huntington, WV

About The Artist

T. Texas Tyler was a long time hillbilly recording artist and entertainer. He had a band that was called the "Oklahoma Melody Boys. He appeared in many major venues such as New York's Carnegie Hall, and numerous appearances on WSM's Grand Ole Opry.

He is often associated with one of the most classic of hillbilly recitation tunes from 1948 called "Deck of Cards" about a serviceman caught in a church service with a 'deck of cards' and having to explain himself or face dire consequences. A classic recording if ever there was one.

He also had the nickname of "The Man with The Million Friends".

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Rec. No. Side Song Title
  1247 A Deck Of Cards
  1247 B Remember Me
  1248 A Dad Gave My Dog Away
  1248 B Beautiful Life
  1249 A Memories Of France
  1249 B Honky Tonk Gal
  1260 A Fairweather Baby
  1260 B I've Heard That Story Before
  1279 A The Old Hymns
  1279 B In The Sweet Bye And Bye
  1280 A You've Got To Live Your Religion Every Day
  1280 B That Beautiful Picture
  1281 A God Put A Rainbow In The Sky
  1281 B If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again
  1285 A Dead Ashes
  1285 B New Baby Doll
  1321 A Please Believe In Me
  1321 B Soft Lips
  1383 A Cry Baby Blues
  1383 B My Bucket's Got A Hole In It
  1403 A Colored Child's Funeral
  1403 B Old Country Church
  1411 A Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
  1411 B I Love You Because
  1446 A I'll Hate Myself Tomorrow
  1446 B Goodnight Waltz
  1501 A Wrong Side Of Town
  1501 B You'll Never Break My Trusting Heart Again
  1514 A Mona Lisa
  1514 B Trouble Then Satisfaction
  1539 A Solitaire
  1539 B Trouble Then Satisfaction
  1547 A Rag Monkey Song
  1547 B Cowboy's Prayer
  1555 A If You Had A Heart
  1555 B To Prove My Love Is True
  1565 A Irma
  1565 B Blue Kimono Blues
  1579 A I Want To Learn To Do It
  1579 B Curley Headed Baby
  1588 A I Was The Last One To Know
  1588 B When The White Azaleas Start Blooming
  1597 A Get Out Of My Life
  1597 B Who's To Blame
  1612 A It's My Heart, It's My Conscience
  1612 B It's A Pity
  1621 A Snow On The Mountain
  1621 B Electric Guitar Polka
  1628 A Wasted Tears
  1628 B Let's Fly Away
  1649 A Kiss My Like Crazy
  1649 B Tired Of It All
  1650 A Old Blue
  1658 A Tattler's Wagon
  1658 B The Soldier's Prayer Book
  1660 A Courtin' In The Rain
  1669 A A Million Teardrops
  1669 B Little Miss Muffet
  1682 A I Tickled Her Under The Chin
  1682 B She Wouldn't Do For You
  1735 A Deck Of Cards
  1735 B Dad Gave My Dog Away
  1744 A Remember Me
  1744 B Oklahoma Hills
  X-50 A When They Ring Those Golden Bells
  X-50 B Hideaway
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  28544 A He Done Her Wrong
  28544 B Much More Than The Rest
  28579 A Bumming Around
  28579 B Jealous Love
  28760 A Scratch And Itch
  28760 B Let's Get Married
  28922 A Pretender
  28922 B Nothing At All
  29007 A Hot Rod Rag
  29007 B Lighthearted Guy
  29180 A Just Out Of Reach
  29180 B Firemen & Engineers' Ball
  29286 A River Girl
  29286 B Golden Wristwatch
  29598 A Ten-Ten Tennessee Line
  29598 B That's What You Mean To Me
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  5249 A Deck Of Cards
  5249 B Dad Gave My Dog Away
  5380 A Oklahoma Hills
  5380 B Remember Me
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  759 A Just Like Dad
  783 A It's A Long Road Back Home
  783 B I Still Love You (By The Way)
  806 A Injun Joe
  806 B Crawdad Town

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