The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #81132   Message #4193245
Posted By: GUEST,Jk23
09-Dec-23 - 10:18 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Fat Gal (Merle Travis)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Fat Gal (Merle Travis)
He was for years opening act for Hank Thompson. Big splash when Tennessee Ernie Ford had a big hit with “Sixteen Tons” from his classic 1963 Songs of the Coal Mines record. Fundamental fingerpick guitarist.