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Fact #2923


Short story:

Singing cowboy Tex Ritter records the Hank Williams' song Wearin' Out Your Walkin' Shoes for Capitol Records in the USA.

Full article:

Otis Blackwell (songwriter/producer) : Tex Ritter was my idol. In my neighbourhood there was a movie theater called The Tompkins Theater. I used to sit in there from morning til night watching cowboy pictures and cartoons. So I grew up with cowboys, and Tex Ritter was my man. I would have preferred to sing country songs.