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Frank Ifield – Tobacco Road 1961 and the story behind the song.

6 Jun 18

Frank Ifield – Tobacco Road 1961 by Trev Teasdel Coventry born Frank Ifield recorded a cover of JD Loudermilk’s Tobacco Road in 1961, long before Micky Most produced the Nashville Teens hit version in 1964! Frank Ifield, born in Coundon, Coventry 30

November 1937,to Australian parents. Ifield emigrated to Dural,50 km (31 mi) from Sydney, with his parents in 1946.At the age of 13 he recorded ” Did You See My Daddy Over There? “, and by 19 was the…


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