TENNESSEE WALTZ

Latest update on 22/04/2014

Artist: Pee Wee King & his Golden West Cowboys
Author: Cowbow Copas/Pee Wee King/Redd Stewart
Label: RCA Victor
Year: 1947

Vocal by Redd Stewart. Introduced on a radio station in Louisville, KY.

Covers:

1947:

Cowboy Copas [oldest recording (King), but released after Pee Wee's]

1948:

Roy Acuff

1950:

Erskine Hawkins [hit R&B; Patti Page used this arrangement]

1950:

Sticks McGhee & his Buddies [as Tennessee Waltz Blues]

1950:

Patti Page [n°1 US & C&W]

1950:

Anita O'Day

1950:

Jo Stafford

1950:

Fontane Sisters

1950:

Sammy Kaye

1950:

Tommy Tucker

1951:

Les Paul & Mary Ford

1951:

Guy Lombardo

1951:

Petula Clark

1951:

Spike Jones

1957:

Mose Allison

1959:

Chet Atkins

1964:

Sam Cooke

1964:

Alma Cogan [n°1 Sweden]

1964:

Trea Dobbs

1965:

Ramsey Lewis

1966:

Elvis Presley

1968:

Jim Reeves

1970:

CCC Inc.

1970:

Sam Moore [on a solo album, released 30 years after]

1971:

Cymarron

1976:

Ella Fitzgerald

1977:

Yvette Horner [in Nashville]

1978:

Charlie Daniels Band

1979:

Anne Murray

1981:

Emmylou Harris

1983:

James Brown

1989:

Sonny Rollins

1990s:

Eva Cassidy [posthumously released on cd Imagine]

1991:

Ferlin Husky

1993:

Holly Cole

1995:

Chieftains with Tom Jones [in medley with Tennessee Mazurka]

1997:

Jacky Terrasson & Cassandra Wilson

2000:

André Rieu

2008:

An & Jan [as Hollandse Wals]

2009:

Pete Molinari

Official State song of Tennessee since 1965.

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