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Sixteen Tons

By Merle Travis

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Choir Secular (SATB choir)
Composed by Merle Travis (1917-1983). Arranged by Kirby Shaw. Choral Octavo. Alfred Pop Series. Secular. 16 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.41893).

Item Number: AP.41893

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.
A cappella.

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