December 1955 #1

 

?Grammy Hall Of Fame Song

 

Songwriter Merle Travis

 

Country Music Hall Of Fame 1990

Gospel Hall Of Fame 1994

 

?Tennessee died (liver disease) 1991 (75)

 

Bristol Tennessee

 

Did You Know?

Ernie’s biggest hit ‘Sixteen Tons’ was credited for kicking of the Rock and Roll era of the 1950’s