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GUEST,Texas Guest Origins: Sixteen Tons (Merle Travis?) (57* d) RE: Did Merle write Sixteen Tons? Maybe. 10 Oct 07


Ya know, Frogprince, you may be right about - "to that date" - as applied to the record. My understanding is that RCA (?) was more interested in having TEF record the song than he was so they
settled for it being released as the "B" side; however, the question is - what was the original "A" side?

Bobert, I agree; I haven't heard all of the different versions mentioned here, but Tennessee did one hell-of-a-job on that recording. Cheers.


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