'I am a whistler and have performed at retirement centers and many other venues throughout the USA and Canada. Whenever I do, 'Tennessee Waltz' I hear several of the audience members whispering to each other right after I start, 'It's the Tennessee Waltz,' and I see many big smiles.
One time when performing it a venue in Texas, a lady began crying unusually hard. After the concert she came up to me and explained why. She said, 'It was our song.' (Robert Stemmons/Coeur d 'Alene, ID)