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Merle Robert Travis (November 29, 1917 – October 20, 1983) was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. His lyrics often discussed the life and exploitation of coal miners. Among his many well-known songs are "Sixteen Tons", "Re-Enlistment Blues" and "Dark as a Dungeon". However, it is his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky for which he is best known today. "Travis picking", a syncopated style of finger picking, is named after him. He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970 and elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1977.

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50 Rockin' Oldies, Vol. 21 [2013]

SongDuration
16 Tons3:59

Simply Country [2012] [2012]

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Sixteen Tons2:09

Hillbilly Cats, Vol. 1 [2011]

SongDuration
Sixteen Tons2:53

100% Country [2009]

SongDuration
Divorce Me C.O.D. 

Country Classics [WG] [2008]

SongDuration
16 Tons 

Backline, Vol. 4 [2006]

SongDuration
No Vacancy2:38

Country Singer [2004]

SongDuration
Nine Pound Hammer2:40

Hillbilly Honeymoon [2004]

SongDuration
Divorce Me Cod3:01

Boogie Woogie Cowboy [2003]

SongDuration
Johnson Rag3:22

Country Heaven [2003]

SongDuration
Sixteen Tons2:51

Captivated Country [2002]

SongDuration
Sixteen Tons 

Country Music [2002]

SongDuration
Divorce Me C.O.D.3:01

Country After Dark [2001]

SongDuration
16 Tons 

Cat Music [1998]

SongDuration
Merle's Boogie Woogie1:53

Folk Duets [1998]

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San Antonio Rose2:41

Unknown Album

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Re-Enlistment Blues3:25
Sixteen Tons 
Re-Enlistment Blues3:25
Divorce Me C.O.D.2:59
Sixteen Tons 
So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed2:59
Divorce Me C.O.D.2:59
Dark as a Dungeon2:48
Re-Enlistment Blues3:25
Sixteen Tons 
So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed2:59
Divorce Me C.O.D.2:59
Bugle Call Rag2:22
If We Never Meet Again2:49
I'm a Natural Born Gambling Man2:48
Louisiana Boogie2:49
Philosophy2:27
Sioux City Sue2:30
Cincinnati Lou2:36
No Vacancy2:40
T for Texas2:21
Three Times Seven2:56
Fat Gal2:36
Kentucky Means Paradise2:36
Sweet Temptation2:53
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Cincinnati Lou2:36
No Vacancy2:40
Kentucky Means Paradise2:36
Fat Gal2:36
Start Even3:08
Sweet Temptation2:53
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Fat Gal2:36
Kentucky Means Paradise2:36
I'm a Natural Born Gambling Man2:48
That's All3:00
Start Even3:08
What a Shame2:46
That's All3:00
Lost John1:55
Over By Number Nine3:08
That's All3:00
No Vacancy2:40
Cincinnati Lou2:36
What a Shame2:46
T for Texas2:21
Missouri2:43
That's All3:00
Over By Number Nine3:08
Sweet Temptation2:53
Three Times Seven2:56
Sioux City Sue2:30
Fat Gal2:36
Kentucky Means Paradise2:36
I'm a Natural Born Gambling Man2:48
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
Start Even3:08
Done Rovin'2:22
Louisiana Boogie2:49
No Vacancy2:40
Over By Number Nine3:08
Sweet Temptation2:53
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
That's All3:00
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Lost John1:55
What a Shame2:46
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Cincinnati Lou2:36
No Vacancy2:40
What a Shame2:46
Missouri2:43
Sweet Temptation2:53
Over By Number Nine3:08
That's All3:00
Sioux City Sue2:30
Fat Gal2:36
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
I'm a Natural Born Gambling Man2:48
Start Even3:08
Done Rovin'2:22
Lost John1:55
The Sheik of Araby2:03
Louisiana Boogie2:49
Three Times Seven2:56
Cincinnati Lou2:36
No Vacancy2:40
Missouri2:43
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
T for Texas2:21
Sweet Temptation2:53
Three Times Seven2:56
No Vacancy2:40
Fat Gal2:36
Done Rovin'2:22
That's All3:00
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
Philosophy2:27
Cincinnati Lou2:36
San Antonio Rose3:07
16 Tons 
Lost John1:55
Over By Number Nine3:08
T for Texas2:21
That's All3:00
Over in Gloryland1:57
That's All3:00
No Vacancy2:40
Sweet Temptation2:53
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Fat Gal2:36
That's All3:00
Lost John1:55
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
No Vacancy2:40
What a Shame2:46
No Vacancy2:40
Missouri2:43
That's All3:00
What a Shame2:46
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Sweet Temptation2:53
Over By Number Nine3:08
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
T for Texas2:21
Fat Gal2:36
Kentucky Means Paradise2:36
Sioux City Sue2:30
Three Times Seven2:56
I'm a Natural Born Gambling Man2:48
Done Rovin'2:22
Lost John1:55
Kentucky Means Paradise2:36
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
Done Rovin'2:22
What a Shame2:46
What a Shame2:46
That's All3:00
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
T for Texas2:21
No Vacancy2:40
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
Fat Gal2:36
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Nine Pound Hammer2:38
No Vacancy2:40
Missouri2:43
Sweet Temptation2:53
Cincinnati Lou2:36
What a Shame2:46
Over By Number Nine3:08
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
Fat Gal2:36
Start Even3:08
Done Rovin'2:22
Cincinnati Lou2:36
No Vacancy2:40
Kentucky Means Paradise2:36
Sweet Temptation2:53
Missouri2:43
Fat Gal2:36
That's All3:00
What a Shame2:46
Wildwood Flower2:57
Sweet Temptation2:53
Fat Gal2:36
Three Times Seven2:56
Kentucky Means Paradise2:36
That's All3:00
Lost John1:55
Divorce Me C.O.D.2:59
Fat Gal2:36
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Missouri2:43
I'm a Natural Born Gambling Man2:48
Over By Number Nine3:08
Kentucky Means Paradise2:36
Fat Gal2:36
No Vacancy2:40
What a Shame2:46
That's All3:00
If We Never Meet Again2:49
Sioux City Sue2:30
Three Times Seven2:56
Start Even3:08
Over in Gloryland1:57
Done Rovin'2:22
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Missouri2:43
Three Times Seven2:56
What a Shame2:46
Louisiana Boogie2:49
Louisiana Boogie2:49
That's All3:00
No Vacancy2:40
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Start Even3:08
That's All3:00
Kentucky Means Paradise2:36
Sweet Temptation2:53
Fat Gal2:36
I'm a Natural Born Gambling Man2:48
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Sweet Temptation2:53
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
No Vacancy2:40
T for Texas2:21
T for Texas2:21
Louisiana Boogie2:49
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Lost John1:55
That's All3:00
Start Even3:08
Kentucky Means Paradise2:36
Blues Stay Away from Me2:37
I'm a Natural Born Gambling Man2:48
Cincinnati Lou2:36
No Vacancy2:40
T for Texas2:21
Sweet Temptation2:53
T for Texas2:21
What a Shame2:46
Over By Number Nine3:08
What a Shame2:46
Nine Pound Hammer2:38
Three Times Seven2:56
Louisiana Boogie2:49
That's All3:00
No Vacancy2:40
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Fat Gal2:36
What a Shame2:46
Sweet Temptation2:53
Three Times Seven2:56
Sweet Temptation2:53
Cincinnati Lou2:36
Will the Circle Be Unbroken?2:56
Crazy Boogie2:47
Steel Guitar Rag2:44
Amigo Bronco3:47
Muskrat2:32

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