Seaman's Blues

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Ernest Tubb

Ernest Dale Tubb (February 9, 1914 – September 6, 1984), nicknamed the Texas Troubadour, was an American singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of country music. His biggest career hit song, "Walking the Floor Over You" (1941), marked the rise of the honky tonk style of music. In 1948, he was the first singer to record a hit version of "Blue Christmas", a song more commonly associated with Elvis Presley and his mid-1950s version. Another well-known Tubb hit was "Waltz Across Texas" (1965), which became one of his most requested songs and is often used in dance halls throughout Texas during waltz lessons. Tubb recorded duets with the then up-and-coming Loretta Lynn in the early 1960s, including their hit "Sweet Thang". Tubb is a member of the Country … more »

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I'm on my way to Italy from the Gulf of Mexico
Riding on a tanker, and feeling mighty low
My good gal's behind me, no lovin' for so long
I'm going back to Texas, cause that's where I belong

Nights are so lonely on the ocean
There's to much time to dream of yesterday
If only I could only carry out my notion
Id hit the trail for Texas right away

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I never thought when I was leavin'
I could get so blue out on the sea
But It'll bet you after all this grieving
It's that good old Texas soil for me

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Written by: ERNEST TUBB, TALMADGE TUBB

Lyrics © ERNEST TUBB MUSIC, INC.

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Seaman's Blues