The Definitive Collection: Ernest Tubb
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||Walking the Floor Over You (1941 Single Version)||Ernest Tubb||2:35||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Mean Mama Blues||Ernest Tubb||2:56||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Our Baby's Book||Ernest Tubb||3:05||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||You Nearly Lose Your Mind||Ernest Tubb||2:46||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Soldier's Last Letter (Single Version)||Ernest Tubb||3:11||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Tomorrow Never Comes||Ernest Tubb||3:04||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||It's Been So Long Darling||Ernest Tubb||3:11||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Rainbow At Midnight||Ernest Tubb||3:06||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Filipino Baby||Ernest Tubb||2:58||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Drivin' Nails In My Coffin (Single Version)||Ernest Tubb||2:53||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Have You Ever Been Lonely (Have You Ever Been Blue)?||Ernest Tubb||2:48||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Let's Say Goodbye Like We Said Hello (Single Version)||Ernest Tubb||2:58||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Slipping Around||Ernest Tubb||2:52||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Blue Christmas||Ernest Tubb||2:44||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Letters Have No Arms||Ernest Tubb||3:04||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||I Love You Because||Ernest Tubb||2:39||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Goodnight, Irene||Ernest Tubb||3:01||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry||Ernest Tubb||2:22||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Set Up Two Glasses, Joe||Ernest Tubb||2:15||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||The Yellow Rose of Texas (Single Version)||Ernest Tubb||2:24||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Half a Mind||Ernest Tubb||2:26||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Thanks a Lot||Ernest Tubb & His Texas Troubadours||2:31||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Mr. and Mrs. Used to Be (Single Version)||Ernest Tubb & Loretta Lynn||2:41||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Waltz Across Texas||Ernest Tubb||2:37||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Sweet Thang||Ernest Tubb & Loretta Lynn||2:39||$1.29||View in iTunes|
A catalyzing figure in early country music, Ernest Tubb is the missing link between the country yodels of Jimmie Rodgers and the hard honky-tonk of Hank Williams. Tubb’s recording career spanned more than forty years, and dozens of albums, and it is impossible for a single disc to encapsulate him, but The Definitive Collection covers all the high points, from his signature 1941 hit “Walking the Floor Over You” to “Sweet Thang,” a sassy 1967 duet with Loretta Lynn. Between those two songs country music changed immensely, but Tubb stayed the same. He had a Texan’s groundedness when it came to adapting to trends. The Tubb philosophy was simple: keep the songwriting solid and the band outstanding and everything will work out just fine. Listeners raised on the histrionic singing of modern country superstars might have a hard time adjusting to Tubb’s laconic Texas drawl, which can sometimes seem timid and off-key. Yet it was precisely Tubb’s unassuming vocals and gentle sense of swing that made him country’s humblest and most enduring everyman.
Appropriately titled "Definitive"- but there are so many more that aren;t included, e.g. Driftwood on the River, Thanks Alot and on and on...but to get a grat intro to this master- would hugely recommend. Even though the music may sound "hokey" at first, just listen to the words..they are devastating-making the juxtaposition close to shattering. If you have the mildest interest in country music- this is a MUST...and then explore further.
Earnest lays the foundation of what will soon be know as Tex Mex Blues. Incredible to hear its roots here.
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Born: February 9, 1914 in Crisp, TX
Years Active: '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s