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November 14, 2013

Earnest Tubb tribute show Saturday at Texas Opry

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Glenn Tubb was also one of the founding members of the Nashville Songwriters Association. He is still writing songs and is currently writing musical plays, novels and his auto-biography. He is also acting in movies now. He performed a supporting role in an action comedy film titled “Sparkle And Tooter.” He had a featured role in two episodes of “The Jamm Family” films for Lifeway Christian. He performed the lead role in a play, “Redneck Christmas” at the Pearl Theater in Pearisburg, Va. He has also appeared at the prestigious Ford Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame, The Hard Rock Café and the famous Bluebird Café.

Glenn is recording again and has a gospel CD titled “New Country Psalms,” a country CD titled “Aged to Perfection” and one, titled “Half And Half,” which includes a song he co-wrote with the late Hank Williams. He and his wife, Dottie, have a new gospel CD titled “The Kitchen Tabernacle.”

Dottie Tubb grew up back stage of theaters and auditoriums all across the nation, sleeping in her father’s guitar case while he was on stage performing with her mother. Her parents were brought to the Grand Ole Opry by Ernest Tubb. They performed with him on the Grand Ole Opry and made many personal appearances with him as well as performing in a movie with him. They also performed with other country music greats such as Roy Acuff and Hank Williams.

Dottie Tubb said she has fond memories of riding across country in a Cadillac while touring with her parents and Hank Williams. She has only returned to the city of her birth, Topeka, Kan., one time and that was with her parents and Roy Acuff. The people of Topeka were blessed to hear a young Dottie Swan sing and yodel, “I’d Rather Be A Cowgirl.”

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