Tex Ritter

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Birthday
12, 1905
Birthplace
Murvaul, TX
Death Date
Jan 2, 1974 (68)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1905
Birthplace
Murvaul, TX
Death Date
Jan 2, 1974 (68)

About

America's singing cowboy who sang "Sam Hall" and "Get Along Little Dogie" and is a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee. He was the first artist signed to Capitol Records.

Before Fame

He grew up as a farm boy in Panola County. He went on to perform on a radio station in 1928.

Trivia

He released the hit "I'm Wastin' My Tears on You" with Capitol Records.

Family Life

He married Dorothy Fay on June 14, 1941 and they had two children together.

Associated With

He is the father of actor John Ritter.