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Who is Al Dexter?
Al Dexter was an American country musician and songwriter. He is best known for "Pistol Packin' Mama," a 1944 hit that was one of the most popular recordings of the World War II years and later became a hit again with a cover by Bing Crosby and The Andrews Sisters.
- also known as Dexter, Al; Clarence Albert Poindexter
- born on (110 years ago) in Jacksonville
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Songwriter, singer, musician
- member of musical group Al Dexter and His Troopers
- died on (31 years ago) in Lewisville
- genre: Country
- film written: Pistol Packin' Mama
- award: - Grammy Hall of Fame Award - "Pistol Packin' Mama / Rosalita"
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by A. Whelan
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Genres: North America by John Shepherd, David Horn
These honky-tonks were successors of the bars and dance-halls where western swing had been born, and the earliest exponents of the honkytonk style, including Ernest Tubb, Al Dexter and Ted Dal-fan, were also from the Southwest.
by David J. Wishart
Texans, including Al Dexter, Ted Daffan, Moon Mullican, and preeminently Ernest Tubb, were in the forefront in legitimizing honky-tonk in the 1930s. Later, honky- tonk was further popularized by Texans such as Ray Price, George Jones, and ...
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