I had to track down the title song for Thank You For Smoking too — it’s “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)” by Tex Williams, co-written by Merle Travis. Apparently, it was a “monstrous commercial success in 1947, and indeed one of the biggest country hits of all time, making number one on the pop charts.” (AMG)
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