Al Dexter

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Birthday
4, 1905
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jan 28, 1984 (78)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1905
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jan 28, 1984 (78)

About

Singer and songwriter of one of the most popular songs of World War II, "Pistol Packin' Mama."

Before Fame

He recorded a song called "Honky Tonk Blues" is supposedly the first time the phrase "honky tonk" was used in a song.

Trivia

He was invited to perform on Broadway.

Family Life

He grew up in Jacksonville, Texas.

Associated With

Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters performed a cover of "Pistol Packin' Mama" and theirs reached #1 on the Hot Country Songs chart.

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