Clyde McCoy

Clyde McCoy

Top Songs

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Sugar Blues
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Wah-Wah Lament
3
Palooka (It's a Grand Old American Name)
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In The Cool Of The Night
5
Readin', Ritin', Rhythm

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Biography

Clyde McCoy was a bandleader and trumpet player whose signature tune during the 1930s was "Sugar Blues" -- but his career extended well beyond that decade. He came from a family that was among the best known in the country, possibly in the world, but not for music -- he was a direct descendant of the McCoys of Kentucky, renowned for their long-running (and, indeed, legendary) feud with the Hatfields. His family left its home state when he was nine and moved to Portsmouth, OH, an... Read more

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