Sixteen TonsWords and music by Merle Travis / arr. Kirby Shaw SAB, a cappella Choral Octavo Item: 00-41894
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It's been performed by Elvis, Stevie Wonder, and a host of others, but it was the Tennessee Ernie Ford recording that brought this song to national attention and the top of the Billboard charts. Great voice-leading and a tight rhythmic groove make it fun to sing.