Instrumental Country, Country Boogie, International, Finger-Picked Guitar, Traditional Country, Country-Folk
Amiable/Good-Natured, Lively, Innocent, Organic, Confident, Playful, Sentimental, Stylish, Refined/Mannered, Gentle, Freewheeling, Reflective, Smooth, Warm, Relaxed, Earnest, Earthy, Complex
Guitar, Guitar (Electric), Vocals
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 masterly 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 fingerpicking, 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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Rosewood, Kentucky USA
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Country, Western swing, blues, folk, gospel, Americana
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Merle Travis died on 20th October, 1983. .
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Just saw him on Stalked, then googled him through imdb. He did a great job.
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