Sheb Wooley

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Post by cowgirl » Thu May 11, 2017 1:03 pm

Michelle P.:9240 wrote:Sheb Wooley played Pete Nolan on Rawhide.  Shortly before he began this famous role, he sang a song that almost didn't get released.  According to the Production Notes on the Rawhide DVD boxed set, MGM Records didn't want to be identified with a song like that.  But then when copies of it came to the New York office, young folks started gathering around listening to it.  MGM decided to release it.

Great job, Sheb Wooley!

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Post by cowgirl » Thu May 11, 2017 1:03 pm

PJH:9244 wrote:Oh, Michelle---what great memories.  This song was so popular when I was a kid.  It was my younger brother's favorite song.  Thanks for posting.
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Post by cowgirl » Thu May 11, 2017 1:04 pm

BluewindFarm:9254 wrote:So here's a question I've always wanted to ask.

Was the people eater Purple or did the people eater, eat purple people.

This is sort of along the lines of the "itsy, bitsy, teeny, weeny, yellow poka dot bikini...

Was it a yellow bikini with dots or was it a bikini with yellow dots.

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Post by cowgirl » Thu May 11, 2017 1:04 pm

cowgirl:17974 wrote:Oh my goodness!  I have XM radio so I get to hear this every now & then.  It brings back a lot of memories.  I just love these oldies!

But I was surprised when I saw who sang this!!!!!  Thanks for the info Michelle!  Loved it!

Sheb Wooley: A Man Of Many Talents

Sheb Wooley was the genuine article: cowhand, rodeo rider, country and western singer, hollywood actor, writer, and comedian.

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