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Tennessee Ernie Ford - Sixteen Tons / Hicktown Album

Tennessee Ernie Ford - Sixteen Tons / Hicktown Album
Performer: Tennessee Ernie Ford
Title: Sixteen Tons / Hicktown
Released: 1965
Label: Capitol Records
Country: UK
Style: Beat, Rhythm & Blues
Catalog #: CL 15403
Genre: Rock / Blues
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 993
Formats: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Promo
FLAC size: 1114 mb
MP3 size: 2049 mb


1Sixteen Tons
Written-By – Merle Travis
Written By – Turner-WilliamsWritten-By – Williams, Turner


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
5425Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons / Hicktown ‎(7", Single)Capitol Records5425US1965
HFC 1049Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons / Hicktown ‎(7", Single)Capitol RecordsHFC 1049Netherlands1965
5425Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons / Hicktown ‎(7", Single)Capitol Records5425US1965
K 23052Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons / Hicktown ‎(7", Single, TP)Capitol RecordsK 23052Germany1965
CL 15403Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons / Hicktown ‎(7", Single)Capitol RecordsCL 15403UK1965


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): F53496
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): F53497
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped): F 53496-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped): F 53497-1
  • Other (UK Tax Code, stamped on label center): KT


  • Published By – Campbell Connelly & Co. Ltd.


Sixteen Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей. Here Comes The Tennessee Ernie Ford Mississippi Showboat. Work Song bw Rags and Old Iron from I Love You So Much It Hurts Me. Everything Is Beautiful. How Great Thou Art bw Eternal Life from God Lives I Love To Tell The Story. Hicktown bw Sixteen Tons from Sixteen Tons. Non-album tracks. Girl Don't You Know bw Now It's All Over from I Love You So Much It Hurts Me. Sing We Now Of ChristmasB bw The Little Drummer Boy. Sing We Now Of Christmas. Lyrics Tennessee Ernie Ford - Sixteen Tons. Sixteen Tons Some people say a man is made out of mud, A poor man's made out of muscle and blood. Muscle and blood and skin and bones, A mind that's weak and back that's strong. You load sixteen tons, 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 company store. I was born one morning when the sun didn't shine. I picked up my shovel and I walked to the mine. I loaded sixteen tons of number nine coal And the straw boss said,. Tennessee Ernie Ford - Sixteen Tons 1965 Version 2:26. Tennessee Ernie Ford - Hicktown 2:50. Aggiungi alla Lista. Watch the video for Sixteen Tons from Tennessee Ernie Ford's Country Classics for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Ernest Jennings Ford February 13, 1919 October 17, 1991 known professionally as Tennessee Ernie Ford, was an American country and gospel singer and radio and television host. Today, he is best remembered for his hit recording of Sixteen Tons. Born in Bristol, Tennessee, to Clarence Thomas Ford and Maud Long, Ford began his radio career as an announcer at station WOPI in Bristol, leaving in 1939 to study classical music and voice at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. 1st Lieut. Sixteen Tons is a song about the life of a coal miner, first recorded in 1946 by American country singer Merle Travis and released on his box set Tons. Tennessee Ernie Ford. Released April 10, 1990. Sixteen Tons Tracklist. I've Got The Milk 'Em In The Morning Blues Lyrics. Missing Lyrics. Country Junction Lyrics. Sixteen Tons Q&A. Writers Bob Mitchum, Dok Stanford, Fred Glickman & 7 more. More Tennessee Ernie Ford albums. Amazing Grace: 40 Treasured Hymns. Sever Proti Jihu. Show all albums by Tennessee Ernie Ford. Though named after Tennessee Ernie Ford's biggest hit, Sixteen Tons was released five years after the single was a hit. The large gap of time between the release of the single and album is inconsequential - in essence, the album is a compilation of Ford's greatest hits of the '50s, containing not only the title track, but also Mule Train, The Cry of the Wild Goose, and The Shot Gun Boogie. Though more comprehensive compilations of Ford's work were later released, Sixteen Tons remains an entertaining listen from start to finish in fact,

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