"Sixteen Tons" - Tennessee Ernie Ford. 1956. Another older song, for an older generation. Sunny's grandma loves Tennessee Ernie Ford, especially his hymns. In fact, she hates this song, but I love it. "I owe my soul to the company store..."
Tennessee Ernie Ford 1919-1991 In 1956 he released Hymns, his first gospel music album, which remained on Billboard's Top Album charts for 277 consecutive weeks; his album "Great Gospel Songs" won a Grammy Award in 1964.