Theron Eugene Daffan (Beauregard Parish (Louisiana), 21 september 1912 - Houston (Texas), October 6, 1996) was an American countrysinger andguitarist. Daffan was in 1970 included in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.


Ted Daffan in the 1930s maintained a workshop in Houston, where he repaired musical instruments . He gave (steel) guitar lessons since 1932 and was part of the Blue Ridge playboys. Milton Brown advised him to start a career as an artist. In 1937 he took in San Antonio for the first time At Okeh Records music on. He closed his first recording contract in February 1940. In that year he founded his first band, called Ted Daffan and his Texans.

It was written and recorded by Daffan In 1944 song "Born to Lose" released. It earned him a gold record on and also a Platinum plate in 1982. In 1955, he founded a label with the name Daffan Records. After three years with Hank Snow to have controlled a music publishing house , he founded his own publishing company on to Houston in 1961. In 1962 Ray Charles took a rendition of "Born to Lose" reached the 41st place in on the American singles chart.

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