Elmo Tanner
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Elmo Tanner

Whistler Most Famous For His Time With the Ted Weems Orchestra
Male
Born Aug 8, 1904
Hometown Nashville, Tennessee
Died Dec 20, 1990
Death Place St. Petersburg, F...
Genres Big Band + Tradit...
Performed With Ted Weems + Perry...

William Elmo Tanner, known as Elmo Tanner was an American singer, whistler, bandleader and disc jockey, best known for his whistling on the chart-topping song “Heartaches” with the Ted Weems orchestra. He earned the nicknames ““Whistler’s Mother’s “Boy””, “The Whistling Troubador,” and “the nation’s best-known whistler. ” Tanner, like Bing Crosby, was able to whistle from his throat due to the muscles in his larynx.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1904 Birth Tanner was born on August 8, 1904 in Nashville, Tennessee.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1990 86 Years Old He died on December 20, 1990 in St. Petersburg, Florida. … Read More
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