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Elmo Tanner

William Elmo Tanner, known as Elmo Tanner was an American whistler, singer, bandleader and disc jockey, best known for his whistling on the chart-topping song “Heartaches” with the Ted Weems Orchestra. Tanner and Weems recorded the song for two record companies within five years. Neither recording was successful originally. The song became a hit for both record companies after a Charlotte, North Carolina, disk jockey played it at random in 1947... Read More

Birth nameWilliam Elmo Tanner
BornAugust 8, 1904
Nashville, Tennessee
DiedDecember 20, 1990 (aged 86)
St. Petersburg, Florida
GenresBig Band, Easy Listening, Traditional pop music
Occupation(s)Singer, Whistler, DJ
Years activeLate 1920s – early 1960s


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