Ernest Tubb signing autographs

Ernest Tubb signing autographs

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For much of his career, Ernest Tubb, the "Texas Troubadour" was considered the ultimate honky tonk vocalist and stylist. Inspired by Jimmie Rodgers in the 1920s, Tubb sustained a musical career that at times also branched into film and television. No artist toured as much, or for as long as Ernest Tubb, who worked 150 to 200 shows each year between the early 1960s and 1982. No artist was kinder to his fans, and no fans were more loyal to their star. Ernest Tubb had one national fan club with a single president for its entire existence between 1944 and its deactivation in the early 1990s.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph
negative
1973
print
2003
maker
Horenstein, Henry
Place Made
United States: New Hampshire, Reeds Ferry, Lone Star Ranch
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
2003.0169.086
accession number
2003.0169
catalog number
2003.0169.086
Credit Line
Horenstein, Henry
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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