Label: Hilltop - JM-6042 • Format: Vinyl LP, Mono, Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Country
Texas Tylerwas an American country music singer and songwriter primarily known for his hit, " The Deck of Cards ". Myrick was born just outside T. Texas Tyler - His Great HitsArkansas. Some now-legendary recordings in the country boogie or pre- rockabilly style were produced for the label with top session musicians on the steel and electric guitar, e. The accompanying musicians were billed as The Oklahoma Melody Boys on the record labels. Tyler recorded "The Deck of Cards" in The spoken-word hit single, which was his biggest hit, tells the story of a World War II soldier who explains how a deck of playing cards serves him as a Bible, an almanac and a prayer book.
Tyler altered but did not write "The Deck of Cards. He was a frequent performer on the Grand Ole Opry and Louisiana Hayrideas well as hosting his own television show in Los Angeles, California in His career was hampered at the end of the s because of personal problems, although some albums on King Records USA with 4 Star material and hymns have T. Texas Tyler - His Great Hits released. Mix Latino Numero Uno (Traditional Latin American Folk Songs) - Maria De Jesus - Cuba Libre the s Tyler enjoyed a revival when he recorded two albums one containing hymns for Capitol Records and in another for Starday Records.
He died in Springfield on January 28, of stomach cancer. Texas Tyler's arrest in Kikiriki - Charanga Colonial - Charanga Colonial mids for marijuana possession.
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