0205 Give Me Your Word – Tennessee Ernie Ford (1954)

Tennessee Ernie Ford.

Tennessee Ernie Ford.

This song was written by George Wyle and Irving Taylor in 1954 and was recorded by Tennessee Ernie Ford that same year. It was Tennessee Ernie Ford’s first hit in the UK when it reached number one on the Singles Chart in March 1955. The B-side was River Of No Return. John Lennon was a fan of Tennessee Ernie Ford and he would play this song on his harmonica.  Billy Fury recorded the song in 1966. 


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