Sollie Paul "Tex" Williams (August 23, 1917 – October 11, 1985) was an American Western swing musician from Ramsey, Illinois. He is best known for his talking blues style; his biggest hit was the novelty song, "Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)", which held the number one position on the Billboard charts for sixteen weeks in 1947. Smoke" was the No. 5 song on Billboard's Top 100 list for 1947, and was No. 1 on the country chart that year.
Tex Williams and His Western Caravan (1947). Tex Williams & Orchestra in Western Whoopee (1948). Tex Williams' Western Varieties (1951). Two Sides of Tex Williams.
Album · 2008 · 12 Songs. The Best Of Tex Williams. See All. Columbia Country Classics, Vol. 1 - The Golden Age. Various Artists. The Essential Hank Snow.
Tex Williams (23rd August 1917-11th October 1985) was an American country musician from Ramsey, Illinois. He helped move rural and acoustic country music to dance-oriented mainstream pop Western swing. His popularity peaked in the late 1940s. Williams is perhaps best-known for this talking blues style; his biggest hit, the novelty song "Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)" appears in the hit film Thank You for Smoking.
Full list of Tex Williams albums, sorted by release date. You can also sort the list of albums by most recently added, year recorded (from most recent to first recorded), by views and by album name.
That's What I Like About the West, 02:52.
|A1||The First Step Down||3:49|
|A2||Too Many Tigers||2:13|
|A3||Deck Of Cards||3:30|
|A5||Forty Two Barrels Of Oil||2:23|
|A6||Tears Are Only Rain||2:56|
|B2||My Last Two Cents||3:07|
|B4||Little Buddy Gray||3:13|
|B5||Bottom Of A Mountain||2:38|
- Liner Notes – Bobby Bobo
NotesLP 1210 catalog number appears on cover. LP-1210 appears on labels.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): SR4M-7221
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): SR4M-7222
- Matrix / Runout (Both Labels): 978B-7221
- Rights Society: BMI
|SP 231||Tex Williams||Two Sides Of Tex Williams (LP, Mono)||Sparton||SP 231||Canada||1966|