Tennessee Ernie Ford

Born Feb 13, 1919
  • Singer, Actor, Author, Announcer, Military Officer, Presenter
Ernest Jennings Ford, known professionally as Tennessee Ernie Ford, was an American recording artist and television host who enjoyed success in the country and Western, pop, and gospel musical genres. Today, he is best remembered for his hit recording of "Sixteen Tons".

Tennessee Ernie Ford Stats


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: Singer, Actor, Author, Announcer, Military Officer, Presenter


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Feb 13, 1919 - Oct 17, 1991 (72 years old)

Place of Birth

: Bristol

Date of Death

: Oct 17, 1991

Place of Death

: Reston

Tennessee Ernie Ford Film Roles

  1. Mouse on the Mayflower
  2. The Lonely Man

Tennessee Ernie Ford Film Appearances

  1. Tennessee Ernie Ford: His Life and Times

Tennessee Ernie Ford TV Starring Roles

  1. The Ford Show

Tennessee Ernie Ford TV Guest Roles

  1. Host: Tennessee Ernie Ford
  2. Tennessee Bound
    Tennessee Bound
  3. Tennessee Ernie Ford, Phil Silvers, Susan Raye
  4. Episode #51
  5. Season 2, Episode 6
  6. Tennessee Ernie Visits
    Tennessee Ernie Visits
  7. Tennessee Ernie Ford Show
  8. Phil Harris
  9. Show 57
  10. Tennessee Ernie Ford

Tennessee Ernie Ford Albums

  1. 14 Treasured Hymns
  2. 16 Tons of Boogie: The Best of Tennessee Ernie Ford
  3. 20 Country Classics
  4. 22 Favorite Hymns
  5. 36 All Time Greatest Hits
  6. Absolutely the Best
  7. All-Time Greatest Hymns
  8. Amazing Grace
  9. Amazing Grace
  10. Amazing Grace: 40 Treasured Hymns