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Tommy Duncan

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Aliases
Tommy Duncan and His Playboys
Tommy Duncan and His Western All Stars
Tommy Duncan and The Miller Bros.
Tommy Duncan and The Miller Brothers
Tommy Duncan with The Ranger Trio
Real name
Thomas Elmer Duncan
Born
January 11, 1911
Died
July 25, 1967
Country
United States
IPI
00218137387 15 works
Affiliation
BMI
Comments
Western swing vocalist, songwriter and pianist
Related
Bob Wills Singer of The Texas Playboys
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
February 1953 (2 artists)
July 1948 (12 artists)
September 30, 1952 Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition
May 1960 (8 artists)
October 1950 Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition
February 15, 1949 Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition
August 18, 1953 Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition
January 1939 (5 artists)
October 1949 Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition
May 23, 1949 (8 artists)
March 1946 (42 artists)
July 3, 1951 Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition
May 1, 1951 (10 artists)
September 1945 (11 artists)
May 1945 (3 artists)
August 18, 1953 Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition
1957 (5 artists)
July 5, 1948 (5 artists)
December 1940 (3 artists)
July 3, 1951 (4 artists)
November 3, 1953 (2 artists)
August 1940 (50 artists)
September 14, 1954 (2 artists)
September 4, 1951 Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition
May 1945 (9 artists)
listen on Internet Archive June 1940 (5 artists)
May 23, 1949 (4 artists)

Covers by Tommy Duncan

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1985 Ernest Hare
  January 1950 "T" Texas Tyler - The Man with a Million Friends REC, Red Foley REL
January 1947 Dykes' Magic City Trio
July 1949 Jimmie Rodgers [US1]
September 1951 Gene Krupa and His Orchestra
April 14, 1953 Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton - Kansas City Bill & Orch.
March 1950 Whistler acc. by His Jug Band, Jimmie Rodgers [US1]
March 18, 1952 Sue Thompson
August 1941 Earl Fuller's Famous Jazz Band
May 1941 (unknown), Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
Covered by (17 artists)
August 1961 Jimmie Rodgers [US1]
May 1, 1951 Jimmie Rodgers [US1]
December 1954 Eddie Calvert (The Man with The Golden Trumpet) with Orchestral Accompaniment conducted by Norrie Paramor
June 6, 1952 Fort Worth Doughboys
January 1950 Jimmie Rodgers [US1]
listen on Internet Archive August 1940 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
Covered by (142 artists)
March 1946 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
Covered by Merle Haggard and The Strangers
April 19, 1948 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys
listen on Internet Archive December 1938 Billy Murray and American Quartet with Orchestra
1959 Lulu Belle and Scotty
December 1960 Markel's Orchestra
October 26, 1948 A.C. (Eck) Robertson
listen on Internet Archive April 1955 Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - Vocal by Tommy Duncan with Orchestra
September 4, 1951 Jimmie Rodgers [US1]
November 1996 Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys
September 25, 1951 Blind Joe Taggart
April 19, 1948 Eddy Arnold, The Tennessee Plowboy and His Guitar
November 1996 Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - Vocal by Tommy Duncan
December 1960 Isham Jones Orchestra
August 1961 Tommy Duncan and His Playboys
September 29, 1952 Chuck Murphy
1959 Ted Daffan's Texans
February 15, 1949 Red Norvo and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus Mildred Bailey

Songs written by Tommy Duncan

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Bubbles in My Beer Cindy Walker, Bob Wills, Tommy Duncan Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys October 30, 1947 Covered by (28 artists)
Get With It Bob Wills, Tommy Duncan Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys September 23, 1935 Covered by Swinging Hayriders
I Knew the Moment I Lost You Bob Wills, Tommy Duncan Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys February 25, 1941 Covered by (3 artists)
I'm Thru Wastin' Time on You Bob Wills, Tommy Duncan, Nat Vincent Tommy Duncan and His Western All Stars January 12, 1949 Covered by Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition
Just a Plain Old Country Boy Tommy Duncan Tommy Duncan and His Western All Stars May 9, 1949 Covered by Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition
Misery Bob Wills, Tommy Duncan, Tiny Moore Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys - Vocal by Tommy Duncan October 15, 1947 Covered by (8 artists)
See Who's Sorry Now Billy Mize, Tommy Duncan Tommy Duncan and His Western All-Stars March 12, 1951 Covered by Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition
She's Gone Bob Wills, Tommy Duncan Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys October 31, 1947 Covered by Johnny Legend
Stay a Little Longer Bob Wills, Tommy Duncan Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys January 24, 1945 Covered by (32 artists)
Take Me Back to Tulsa Bob Wills, Tommy Duncan Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys February 26, 1941 Covered by (33 artists)
There's Going to Be a Party for the Old Folks Bob Wills, Tommy Duncan Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - Vocal by Tommy Duncan with Hot String Band Accompaniment April 15, 1940 Covered by (3 artists)
Time Changes Everything Tommy Duncan Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - Vocal by Tommy Duncan April 15, 1940 Covered by (50 artists)
Walkin' in the Shadow of the Blues Tommy Duncan, Jimmy Byrd Tommy Duncan and His Playboys February 26, 1954 Covered by (2 artists)
Wrong Road Home Blues Tommy Duncan Tommy Duncan July 24, 1951 Covered by Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition

Adapted songs

Releases

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
All Star Boogie Tommy Duncan and His Western All-Stars October 1950 Natural Records
Beneath a Neon Star in a Honky Tonk Tommy Duncan February 1953 Intro
Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy Tommy Duncan and His Western All Stars January 1950 Capitol Records
Excuse Me, I Gotta Go Tommy Duncan September 30, 1952 Intro
Heart to Heart Talk Bob Wills with Tommy Duncan and The Texas Playboys May 1960 Liberty
Hound Dog Tommy Duncan and The Miller Bros. April 14, 1953 Intro
I Had a Little Mule Bob Wills - Vocal by Tommy Duncan with His Texas Playboys July 1948 MGM
I Just Can't Take It Any More Tommy Duncan and His Playboys September 14, 1954 Coral
I'm Thru Wastin' Time on You Tommy Duncan and His Western All Stars February 15, 1949 Capitol Records
In the Jailhouse Now Tommy Duncan and His Western All Stars March 1950 Capitol Records
I Want My Gal Tommy Duncan with Smokey Rogers and his Band 1957 Caravan Records
I Was Just Walking Out the Door Tommy Duncan March 18, 1952 Intro
Misery Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys - Vocal by Tommy Duncan May 23, 1949 Columbia [US]
My Son My Son Tommy Duncan December 1954 Coral
Nancy Jane Tommy Duncan June 6, 1952 Intro
New Spanish Two Step Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys - Vocal by Tommy Duncan March 1946 Columbia [US]
Remember Me Tommy Duncan 1959 Rivers Records
San Antonio Rose Tommy Duncan April 1955 Coral
September Tommy Duncan and His Western All Stars July 1949 Capitol Records
Sick, Sober and Sorry Tommy Duncan and His Western All-Stars May 1, 1951 Intro
Stars and Stripes on Iwo Jima Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys - Vocal by Tommy Duncan with Inst. Acc. May 1945 OKeh
Stars over San Antoine Tommy Duncan and The Miller Brothers August 18, 1953 Intro
Sweet Mama Hurry Home or I'll Be Gone Tommy Duncan September 4, 1951 Intro
Take Your Burden to the Lord Tommy Duncan with The Ranger Trio September 25, 1951 Intro
Texarkana Baby Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys - Vocal by Tommy Duncan with String Band Acc. April 19, 1948 Columbia [US]
The California Waltz Tommy Duncan September 1951 Intro
There's Not a Cow in Texas (If You're Not the One I Love) Tommy Duncan and His Western All-Stars July 3, 1951 Intro
The Tennessee Churchbells Tommy Duncan November 3, 1953 Intro
Who Drank My Beer (While I Was in the Rear) Tommy Duncan September 29, 1952 Intro
Wrong Road Home Blues Tommy Duncan September 4, 1951 Intro
You Put Me on My Feet (When You Took Her off My Hands) Tommy Duncan and His Western All Stars October 1949 Capitol Records

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