Spade Cooley

    Spade Cooley

    • Spade Cooley
    Spade Cooley

    Spade Cooley

    • Spade Cooley

    Spade Cooley

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        A musician and actor whose often sordid private life tended to overshadow his career as an entertainer, Spade Cooley was the self-proclaimed King of Western Swing, an innovator who at his peak led the largest band ever assembled in the annals of country music. The product of a multi-generational family of fiddle players, Donnell Clyde Cooley was born in Oklahoma in 1910, and at the age of four, his family moved to Oregon. Despite his impoverished background, Cooley was a classic... Read more

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