1950's Song Deck of Cards-What Artist wrote it
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Asked by: bren2-ga
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28 Aug 2005 19:54 PDT
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Question ID: 561612
The song is about a soldier that was caugt with a deck of cards by his sargent. The soldier explained to the sargent why he had the cards and how the cards reminded him of the Bible and Gods word. What artist or who wrote the song.
Re: 1950's Song Deck of Cards-What Artist wrote it
Answered By: googlenut-ga on 28 Aug 2005 20:39 PDT
Hello bren2-ga, The song "Deck of Cards" was written by T. Texas Tyler. Allmusic.com T. Texas Tyler Biography http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&searchlink=T|TEXAS|TYLER&uid=MIW020508282333&sql=11:s08gtq6ztu44~T1 ?Charismatic singer/songwriter T. Texas Tyler was a successful figure from the late '40s through the mid-'50s, often credited with helping to popularize the sentimental country "recitation" ? a storytelling composition partly or completely spoken by the performer ? with his massive 1948 hit "Deck of Cards."? Snopes.com Deck of Cards http://www.snopes.com/glurge/cards.htm ?The popular song Deck of Cards (sometimes known as "A Soldier's Prayer Book") was written in 1948 by "T." Texas Tyler and was recorded by (among others) Tex Ritter in 1948, Wink Martindale in 1959, and Bill Anderson in 1991.? Lane Memorial Library "The Deck of Cards" By T. Texas Tyler http://www.hampton.lib.nh.us/hampton/history/military/legionpost35/Deck%20of%20Cards.htm I hope this helps. Googlenut Search Strategy: Google Search Terms: "deck of cards" soldier sergeant god bible ://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&safe=off&q=%22deck+of+cards%22+soldier+sergeant+god+bible&spell=1 "deck of cards" tyler ://www.google.com/search?q=%22deck+of+cards%22+tyler&hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&safe=off Allmusic.com search for ?deck of cards?
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