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Thomas Elmer "Tommy" Duncan
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1911
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1967
California, USA

Western singer, songwriter and actor. In 1932 he won an audition against numerous other singers to join the Light Crust Doughboys Band, later called Bob Wills and The Texas Playboys. After ten years, Tommy was the first in the band to join the service after Pearl Harbor. It was after discharge that he appeared with the group in many movies. In 1948 he left the Texas Playboys and formed his own band called Tommy Duncan and His Western All Stars, which lasted less than 2 years. From 1959 to 1961 he again toured with Bob, and made personal appearances. After a show at the Imperial Beach in San Diego, California he died from a heart attack. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jackson Limuel Byrd Duncan (1875 - 1958)
  Edna Nash Powers Duncan (1879 - 1939)
 
 Siblings:
  Willie Lee Duncan Bennett (1896 - 1980)*
  Dale Duncan Barker (1897 - 1971)*
  Ralph J. Duncan (1899 - 1971)*
  Lois Duncan Sharp (1901 - 1993)*
  Earl Duncan (1902 - 1970)*
  Eunice Duncan Crouch (1904 - 2001)*
  Joe Duncan (1908 - 1992)*
  Thomas Elmer Duncan (1911 - 1967)
  Maurice Duncan (1916 - 1916)*
  Corynne Duncan Andrews (1919 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Merced Cemetery District
Merced
Merced County
California, USA
 
Created by: Debbie Lee Long
Record added: Oct 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16298928
Thomas Elmer Tommy Duncan
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thank you for getting me thur some very hard times
- a coleman
 Added: Feb. 10, 2015

- Brett Lowden
 Added: Apr. 19, 2014
Bob's greatest singer! Rest in peace, Tommy.
- Carole Elbert
 Added: Apr. 7, 2011
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