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T. Texas Tyler

David Luke Myrick (June 20, 1916 – January 28, 1972), known professionally as "T" Texas Tyler - The Man with a Million Friends, or simply, T. Texas Tyler, was an American country music singer and songwriter primarily known for his 1948 hit, "The Deck of Cards".

Birth and Death Data: Born June 20th, 1916, Died January 23rd, 1972 (Springfield)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 83714 10/10/1946 Much more than the rest T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 83715 10/10/1946 He done her wrong T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 87690 4/21/1955 Ten Ten Tennessee line T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 87691 4/21/1955 That's what you mean to me T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7233 3/6/1953 Scratch and itch T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7234 3/6/1953 Nothing at all T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7235 3/6/1953 Let's get married T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7236 3/6/1953 Pretender T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7439 10/27/1953 I ain't got a lick of sense T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7440 10/27/1953 Hot rog rag T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7441 10/27/1953 Kiss me like crazy-1, 2 T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7442 10/27/1953 Tired of it all-1 T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7445 10/28/1953 A new deck of cards T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7446 10/28/1953 Little Miss Muffet-1 T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7447 10/28/1953 A boy and a girl T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7448 10/28/1953 Light hearted guy T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7600 3/9/1954 River girl T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7601 3/9/1954 The fireman and engineer's ball T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7602 3/9/1954 Golden wrist watch T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca L 7603 3/9/1954 Just out of reach T. Texas Tyler vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 2911 12/16/1952 [Unknown title(s)] T. Texas Tyler vocalist  
Decca NA 2912 12/16/1952 A lifetime to regret T. Texas Tyler vocalist  
Decca NA 2917 1/12/1953 Jealous love-1 T. Texas Tyler vocalist  
Decca NA 2918 1/12/1953 Bumming around T. Texas Tyler vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tyler, T. Texas," accessed January 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210357.

Tyler, T. Texas. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210357.

"Tyler, T. Texas." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/210357

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