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Cowboy Copas

An American country singer.

He began performing locally at the age of fourteen, and he performed on radio shows for WLW and WKRC in Cincinnati during the 1930s.

Appeared on many radio shows in North America playing guitar and singing.

In 1943, Copas achieved national fame when he replaced Eddy Arnold as a vocalist in the Pee Wee King band and began performing on the Grand Ole Opry.

During the fifties he started recording notching up a few country hits.

While continuing to appear on the Grand Ole Opry, Copas recorded several other hits during the late 1940s and early 1950s:

"Signed, Sealed and Delivered"
"Tennessee Waltz"
"Tennessee Moon"
"I'm Waltzing With Tears in My Eyes"
"Candy Kisses," "Hangman's Boogie"
"The Strange Little Girl"

He lost his life in a light plane crash while touring with Patsy Cline and Hawkshaw Hawkins, all were killed in 1963.

Unfortunately no albums were made to our knowledge.

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