The Deck of Cards – Tex Ritter

“The Deck of Cards” is a recitation song that was popularized in the fields of both the country and popular music, first during the late 1940s. This song, which relates the tale of a young American soldier arrested and charged with playing cards during a church service, first became a hit in the U.S. in 1948 by country musician T. Texas Tyler. What did you think of this old recitation song from the 1940s? Please tell us in the comment section below and remember to sign up for our free newsletter.