Ex Sons Of The Pioneers. Had his own tv-show and merchandising. A Doye O'Dell popcorn cup is highly prized amongst country trivia collectors. He also cut an Old Shep for Exclusive in 1947 and was the first to record Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves (see there).
Russ Morgan [trombonist and bigband leader who won an important copyright trial in the sixties (see: Sunflower)]
Ernest Tubb [n°1 C&W; one of many important Christmas hits that year; see also: Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer]
Elvis Presley [hit in UK in '64]
Chris Marshons [as Bluest Xmas Ever (Since Elvis Died)]
Leigh Grady [as Blue Christmas Without Elvis]
Martina McBride [fake duet with Elvis]
Miles Davis' Blue X-mas (To Whom It May Concern), is another song (vocal: Bob Dorough - '62).