Tennessee Ernie Ford bio

Birth Name: Ernest Jennings Ford

Occupation: Country Singer

Place Of Birth: Bristol

Date Of Birth: February13, 1919

Date Of Death: October 17, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Tennessee Ernie Ford was born on the 13th of February, 1919. He was popular for being a Country Singer. Singer in pop, gospel, and Western genres who released the hit single “Sixteen Tons” in 1955. He has three Hollywood Walk of Fame stars because of his contributions to radio, television, and records.

Tennessee Ernie Ford was born in Bristol. He attended Cincinnati Conservatory of Music for classical singing. He also flew missions over Japan during World War II in a B-29. His albums Hymns and Star Carols were both Platinum-certified.

Tennessee Ernie Ford was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Tennessee Ernie Ford was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Ernest Jennings Ford is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Tennessee Ernie Ford’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Tennessee Ernie Ford’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Tennessee Ernie Ford kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Tennessee Ernie Ford was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Ernest Jennings Ford
BIRTH DAY:Thursday
DEATH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Tennessee Ernie Ford was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Tennessee Ernie Ford was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Tennessee Ernie Ford had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Tennessee Ernie Ford’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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