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Q: 1950's Song Deck of Cards-What Artist wrote it ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: 1950's Song Deck of Cards-What Artist wrote it
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Music
Asked by: bren2-ga
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Posted: 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.
Subject: 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.
T. Texas Tyler
?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."?
Deck of Cards
?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

I hope this helps.


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