WorldCat Identities

Travis, Merle

Overview
Works: 718 works in 1,091 publications in 1 language and 7,668 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Songs and music  Bluegrass music  Music  Gospel music 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Lyricist, Conductor, Arranger, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Merle Travis
Harlan County U.S.A. by Barbara Kopple( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 1973 Harlan County, Kentucky coal miners' strike against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company, which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the national contract of the United Mine Workers of America when the miners joined the union. Barbara Kopple and her crew spent three years filming within the mining community and 180 families' bitter struggle to win a contract. Facing dangerous and violent anti-union gun thugs and the brutal murder of one of their own, the striking miners fearlessly face the picket line day in and day out in the hopes of securing a fare wage and a better way of life for their families. The film is a tribute to the working families of America, particularly the women of Harlan County who actively organized and spearheaded efforts to keep the struggle alive
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At an Army base in 1941 Hawaii, the lives of enlisted men and officers are troubled by spiteful commanders, sadistic military police, and forbidden love
Will the circle be unbroken by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band( Recording )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Country and bluegrass music, arranged by the performers, with or in homage to the original performers
Maple leaf rag : [ragtime in rural America]( Recording )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Country music : south and west by Jimmie Rodgers( Recording )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains such country songs as I wanna be a cowboy's sweet heart, Born to lose, and cotton eyed Joe performed by such artists as Jimmie Rodgers, The sons of the pioneers, and the Carter family
The magic touch : Platters anthology by Platters (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All of the Platters' original Mercury chart singes, selected B-sides and EP/LP cuts
Travis picking by Andrew DuBrock( )

3 editions published in 2011 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Travis picking derives its name from a single man - Merle Travis - and his unique method of finger-picking the guitar"--Preface
The best of Merle Travis : sweet temptation (1946-1953) by Merle Travis( Recording )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merle Travis : the very best by Merle Travis( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I fall to pieces : 10 timeless country songs( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Boston, 1959 by Merle Travis( )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finger-picking styles for guitar by Happy Traum( )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law Treatise on the Constitutional Powers of Parliament, and of the Local Legislatures, under the British North America Act, 1867 by Merle Travis( )

2 editions published in 1884 in Undetermined and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden hits of the Everly Brothers by Everly Brothers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remember September 11, 2001 by Joshua Kirschenbaum( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The program progresses through a timeline of the events to present facts and video images of one dark day that has already become a turning point for our civilization. Footage was gathered from the Associated Press, various news sources, amateur home video, and private organizations ... Many of the most terrifying moments are remembered through first-hand accounts of actual survivors and emergency workers."--Container
Great American train songs( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank Thompson by Hank Thompson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk songs of the hills by Merle Travis( Recording )

4 editions published between 1947 and 1996 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 years of bluegrass hits( Recording )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic country music. a Smithsonian collection( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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From here to eternity
Alternative Names
Mearle Travis

Merle 1917-1983

Merle Travis Amerikaans zanger (1917-1983)

Merle Travis auteur-compositeur-interprète et musicien de country américain

Merle Travis cantante y compositor estadounidense de música country y western

Merle Travis chitarrista e cantante statunitense

Merle Travis US-amerikanischer Country-Musiker und Songwriter

Travis, M.

Travis, M. 1917-1983

Travis, M. (Merle)

Travis, Mel 1917-1983

Travis, Merle.

Travis, Merle 1917-1983

Трэвис, Мерл

مرل تراویز خواننده-ترانه‌سرا و خواننده آمریکایی

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Languages
English (83)

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