Sheb Wooley

Sheb Wooley

Sheb Wooley

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Purple People Eater
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The Purple People Eater
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Rawhide
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Love Is Fever
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Indian Maiden

Albums

  • The Novelty King

    Oct 2023 • 12 songs

  • Meet Mister Lonely

    Nov 2022 • 27 songs

  • The Purple People Eater

    Oct 2021 • 1 song

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Sheb Wooley

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Among pop culture scholars, Sheb Wooley is best remembered for his late-'50s rock & roll/comedy hit "Purple People Eater," which sold over three million copies. But among country music afficianados, especially fans of cowboy songs, Sheb Wooley is the real article, or as near as one gets to it in modern times. A rodeo rider from the time that he was a boy, he was making a living on the circuit as a teenager, before he ever turned to music as a career. He turned to music and then acting, appearing in such Westerns as High Noon, before he was ever well-known as a singer, and late...
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