Money, Marbles, and Chalk

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"Money, Marbles, and Chalk"
Song by Garner Eckler
Recorded 1949
Genre Country music
Language English
Writer Garner Eckler
Cover versions
Patti Page

"Money, Marbles, and Chalk" is a popular song, written by Garner "Pop" Eckler in 1949. Eckler also recorded the song, but the biggest-selling version was recorded by Patti Page in 1949, and issued by Mercury Records as catalog number 5251. It entered the Billboard chart on April 23, 1949, at #27, lasting only that one week.[1] The song also spent a week on the Billboard country music chart, at position #15. Many other artists have recorded the song also.

"Money, Marbles & Chalk" was recorded in June 2006 by a group called "Pop's Boys". The group is made up of two of Garner Eckler's nephews, Greg Eckler and Mike Fletcher.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1973). Top Pop Records 1940-1955. Record Research.