Date of Birth:
29 November 1917
Merle Travis played in 1 movies in the Crime, Music, Drama, Thriller genres.
Merle Travis got succeed with average imdb rating 6.
Country singerInducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1977.Biggest country hits were "Divorce Me C.O.D." (1946) and "So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed" (1947) -- both Billboard magazine 14-week No. 1 hits.Wrote "Sixteen Tons" and "Smoke, Smoke, Smoke (That Cigarette)."Famous for his "Travis Picking" style of guitar playing, which is a great accompanimental style for country, folk and ragtime music amongst other styles.