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Merle Travis

{{ class="infobox" style="width: 20em; font-size:90%; text-align: left;" cellspacing="4" |- ! colspan="2" style="text-align: center;" | Merle Travis |- | colspan="2" style="text-align: center;" | |- | colspan="2" style="text-align: center;" | Merle Travis |- ! Born | November 29, 1917
Rosewood, Kentucky United States |- ! Died | October 20, 1983
Tahlequah, Oklahoma United States |- ! Occupation | Recording artist, Guitarist and performer |- ! Years active | 1936–1983 |- ! Genre(s) | Country/Western Swing |- ! Label(s) | King Records - Capitol Records |- |} Merle Travis (November 29, 1917 â October 20, 1983) was an American country and western singer, songwriter, and musician. Born Merle Robert Travis in Rosewood, Kentucky, he was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970 and elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1977. Some of the songs he wrote or performed include: "Sixteen Tons", "Dark as a Dungeon", "So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed", and "Smoke, Sm...

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