The Daddy of 'Em All

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The Daddy of 'Em All
Studio album by Ernest Tubb
Released July 1957
Recorded June 12–14, 1956, Music City Recording, Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Country, honky tonk
Label Decca
Producer Paul Cohen
Ernest Tubb chronology
Red and Ernie
(1956)Red and Ernie1956
The Daddy of 'Em All
The Importance of Being Ernest
(1959)The Importance of Being Ernest1959

The Daddy of 'Em All is an album by American country singer Ernest Tubb, released in 1957.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

In his AllMusic review, Bruce Eder called The Daddy of 'Em All "... one of the great honky tonk long-players of its era."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "You're Breaking My Heart" (H. H. Melka)
  2. "I Dreamed of an Old Love Affair" (Jimmie Davis, Bonnie Dodd, Charles Mitchell)
  3. "I Know My Baby Loves Me in Her Own Peculiar Way" (Riley Shepard, Don Canton)
  4. "Mississippi Gal" (Taylor McPeters, Daniel Cypert, Sam Nicols)
  5. "When a Soldier Knocks and Finds Nobody Home" (Ernest Tubb, Moon Mullican, Lou Wayne)
  6. "Daisy Mae" (Floyd Tillman)
  7. "I've Got the Blues for Mammy" (Hy Heath, William Daugherty)
  8. "This Troubled Friend of Mine" (Billy Hughes, Johnny Tyler)
  9. "I Knew the Moment I Lost You" (Bob Wills, Tommy Duncan)
  10. "You're the Only Good Thing" (Jack Toombs, Chuck Gregory)
  11. "My Hillbilly Baby" (Rex Griffin)
  12. "There's No Fool Like a Young Fool" (Bette Thomasson)



  1. ^ Eder, Bruce. "Daddy of 'Em All > Review". AllMusic. Retrieved July 9, 2011.