Al Dexter

    Al Dexter

    • Al Dexter
    Al Dexter

    Al Dexter

    • Al Dexter

    Al Dexter

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    Pistol Packin' MamaAl Dexter
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    New Jelly Roll Blues (Album Version)Al Dexter
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    Walking in My SleepAl Dexter
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    Whisper Again That You Love MeAl Dexter

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        Al Dexter earned a spot in the popular music canon when he wrote "Pistol Packin' Mama" in 1942. Recorded by him a year later, the single sold three million copies -- not counting sheet music -- in less than two years and was ranked the third most popular song of the war years. Both Bing Crosby (with the Andrews Sisters) and Frank Sinatra recorded "Pistol Packin' Mama" for hits, and the song influenced country's pop-influenced Nashville sound of the '50s. It's difficult to believ... Read more

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