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Pistol Packin Mama - Various - The War Years (CD)


  1. Al Dexter earned a spot in the popular music canon when he wrote "Pistol Packin' Mama" in 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.
  2. Song information for Pistol Packin' Mama - Al Dexter and His Troopers on AllMusic. Various Artists. Columbia Country Classics, Vol. 1: The Golden Age. Columbia: War Years .
  3. Dec 28,  · Pistol Packin’ Mama was a B Flying Fortress that saw use during the Second World War as a training aircraft for female pilots known as WASPs (Women Airforce Service Pilots), over 1, female pilots had been accepted into the program by the end of the war and they had flown every type of American military aircraft in the sky.
  4. "Pistol Packin' Mama" is a song with the words written by Al Dexter, who adapted the melody from "Boil Them Cabbage Down." Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters recorded the song on September 27, for Decca Records and it is notable that it was the first number one the Juke Box Folk records charts. Patty Andrews recalled that she and her sisters were quite amused and had to restrain.
  5. He never saw combat but completed a Korean War deployment. In Julywhile he was in Norfolk, his left leg was shattered in a motorcycle crash. He refused to allow the leg to be amputated, and the leg was saved, but Pistol Packin Mama - Gene Vincent - The Gene Vincent Singles Album injury left him with a .
  6. Nov 06,  · Category Music; Song Pistol Packin’ Mama; Artist Bing Crosby; Album Legend - Bing Crosby; Licensed to YouTube by INgrooves (on behalf of HLI); PEDL, LatinAutor, BMI - .
  7. Check out My Kind Of Music – The Rock 'n' Roll Years by Various artists on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on tegesharnuazar.xyzinfo5/5(1).
  8. Al Dexter (May 4, in Jacksonville, Texas - January 28, in Lewisville, Texas) was an American country musician and songwriter. He is best known for "Pistol Packin' Mama", a hit that was one of the most popular recordings of the World War II years and would later become a hit again with a cover by Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters.

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