The Shotgun Boogie

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"The Shotgun Boogie" is a 1950 song by Tennessee Ernie Ford. "The Shotgun Boogie" was Tennessee Ernie Ford's most successful release on the Country & Western charts, staying on the charts for a total of twenty-five weeks on the chart, and at number one for three weeks.[1]

Cover versions[edit]

The song has been covered by many other artists, including Shakin' Stevens, Johnny Horton, and Hank Thompson.


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 125. 
Preceded by
"The Golden Rocket" by Hank Snow
Best Selling Retail (Country & Western) Records
January 20, 1951
Succeeded by
"There's Been a Change in Me" by Eddy Arnold