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Ernest Tubb (I) (1914–1984)

Ernest Tubb was born on February 9, 1914 in Crisp, Texas, USA as Ernest Dale Tubb. He was married to Olene Adams Carter and Lois Elaine Cook. He died on September 6, 1984 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Hollywood Barn Dance Ernest Tubb
Walk the Line Soundtrack
Song of the Drifter Soundtrack
Tumbleweed Trail Soundtrack


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  iZombie (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- Killer Queen (2019) ... (performer: "Yesterday's Winner Is a Loser Today") / (writer: "Yesterday's Winner Is a Loser Today")
  Better Call Saul (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Amarillo (2016) ... (performer: "Waltz Across Texas") / (writer: "Waltz Across Texas")
 2016 31 (performer: "Walking The Floor Over You") / (writer: "Walking The Floor Over You")
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Mimi and Dona (2015) ... (performer: "Walking the Floor Over You") / (writer: "Walking the Floor Over You")
 2015 I Saw the Light (writer: "Walking the Floor Over You")
 2011 Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon (Documentary) (performer: "(When You Feel Like You're in Love) Don't Just Stand There") / (writer: "(When You Feel Like You're in Love) Don't Just Stand There")
 2010 Country's Greatest Stars Live: Vol. 1 (Video) (performer: "In The Jailhouse Now/Jimmie Rodgers' Last Blue Yodel/Waiting For A Train")
 2009 The Queens of Country (Video) (performer: "I Saw The Light")
 2009 Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tomorrow Blues (2009) ... (writer: "Waltz Across Texas" - uncredited)
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Honky-Tonk Heroes (Video) (performer: "Walking the Floor Over You") / (writer: "Walking the Floor Over You")
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Legends (Video) (performer: "Waltz Across Texas")
 2007 A West Texas Children's Story (performer: "Blue Christmas")
 2005 Walk the Line (writer: "Try Me One More Time")
 2003 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Betriebsausflug (2003) ... (writer: "Walking The Floor Over You")
 2000 Men of Honor (performer: "Half a Mind")
 1990 Deep Sleep (performer: "Waltz Across Texas")
 1987 Made in Heaven (performer: "Goodnight Irene" - as Ernest Tubbs)
 1987 Dudes (performer: "Waltz Across Texas")
 1980 Coal Miner's Daughter (performer: "Walking The Floor Over You") / (writer: "Walking The Floor Over You")
 1973 The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.1 (1973) ... (writer: "The Games People Play", "The Games People Play" (reprise))
  Shindig! (TV Series) (1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1965)
- Episode #1.30 (1965) ... ("Tomorrow Never Comes")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.13 (1965) ... (writer: "I'm Walkin' the Floor Over You")
 1960 Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rosemary Clooney, Ginny Tiu, Casey Stengel, Elroy Face, Hal Smith (1960) ... (writer: "(When You Feel Like You're in Love) Don't Just Stand There" - uncredited)
 1960 Ozark Jubilee (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 February 1960 (1960) ... (performer: "What I Know About Her" (uncredited), "Old Joe Clark")
 1959 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Country Style (1959) ... (performer: "String Along, Sing Along", "Half a Mind", "At the General Store" - uncredited)
  Country Style, U.S.A. (TV Series short) (performer - 1 episode, 1957) (writer - 1 episode, 1957)
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... (performer: "Jealous Loving Heart", "Will You Be Satisfied That Way", "Don't Forbid Me", "When Jesus Calls" - uncredited) / (writer: "Jealous Loving Heart" - uncredited)
 1948 Song of the Drifter (writer: "It's Been So Long, Darling")
 1947 Hollywood Barn Dance (performer: "There's A Little Bit of Everything in Texas", "Swell San Angelo", "Riding the Dusty Trail") / (writer: "There's A Little Bit of Everything in Texas", "Swell San Angelo", "Riding the Dusty Trail", "Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right", "You Were Only Teasing Me,", "You Hit the Nail Right on the Head")
 1946 Tumbleweed Trail (writer: "Careless Darlin'")
 1945 Three in the Saddle (writer: "Try Me One More Time")
 1944 Jamboree (performer: "Walking the Floor Over You", "You Nearly Lose Your Mind", "No Letter Today") / (writer: "Walking the Floor Over You", "You Nearly Lose Your Mind")
 1943 The Fighting Buckaroo (writer: "Ridin' That Dusty Trail", "Walking the Floor Over You", "Blue-Eyed Elaine")
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Other Works:

CD: "Family Bible" (USP) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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His Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville has remained a Mecca for both stars and fans of country music. See more »


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