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 Ernie Ashworth

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Ernie Ashworth

  • Birth 15 Dec 1928 Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 2 Mar 2009 Hartsville, Trousdale County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Plot Cross Mausoleum 3rd floor, left hall
  • Memorial ID 34386593

Country Music Artist. Born Ernest Bert Ashworth, he began his career singing on several radio stations and was signed as a songwriter in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1949. Signing with Decca Records in 1960, his first single "Each Moment Spent With You" became a Top 5 Hit. His other Country Billboard hits with Decca and Hickory Records included "You Can't Pick A Rose In December" (1960), "Forever Gone" (1961), "Everybody But Me" (1962), "Talk Back Trembling Lips" (1963) and "I Love to Dance with Annie" (1964). In 1964, he joined the cast of the Grand Ole Opry where he remained as a regular performer until his death. He was inducted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame in 1992.

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 3 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34386593
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ernie Ashworth (15 Dec 1928–2 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34386593, citing Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .