Merle Travis

Nov 29, 1917

Bio: Renowned for decades as a musician, country guitar virtuoso Merle Travis dabbled a bit in acting -- nearly all of it involving the prominent use of his music skills -- during the 1940s and 1950s. His 1940s film appearances were in B-westerns starring Rod Cameron and Charles Starrett, but in the 1950s he made a decided leap up with a brief appearance in From Here To… More

Merle Travis Videos

From Here To Eternity
1 minutes 4 seconds
Honkytonk Man
2 minutes 23 seconds

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