• Spade COOLEY - Shame On You - Singles Collection 1945-1952

Spade Cooley was for several years one of the biggest stars of the subgenre of Country music called 'Western Swing'.

He wasn't the biggest as that accolade belonged to Bob Wills but he got close with a string of exciting performances on singles that rocked before that word was in popular use.

This collection of some of his single releases is named after his greatest hit, 'Shame On You'

The recordings, the hits and the jukebox favourites feature other artists who worked through Cooley's band to become stars on their own. Tex Williams being the most famous.

These 28 wonderful recordings are amongst his greatest recordings between 1945 and 1952.

Although he continued to record his major claim to fame came with his TV and Radio appearances.

The fully detailed liner notes explain in detail his downfall as a popular entertainer.

Track Listing

1945
1. SHAME ON YOU
2. A PAIR OF BROKEN HEARTS
3. I'VE TAKEN ALL I'M GONNA TAKE FROM YOU
4. FORGIVE ME ONE MORE TIME
1946
5. DETOUR
6. YOU CAN'T BREAK MY HEART
7. CRAZY 'CAUSE I LOVE YOU
8. THREE WAY BOOGIE
1947
9. OKLAHOMA STOMP
10. YOU BETTER DO IT NOW
11. IT'S DARK OUTSIDE
12. MINUET IN SWING
13. YOU NEVER MISS THE WATER (Till The Well Runs Dry)
14. SPADELLA
15. COW BELL POLKA
16. TROUBLED OVER YOU
1948
17. STEEL GUITAR RAG
18. I GUESS I'VE BEEN DREAMING AGAIN
19. BIG CHIEF BOOGIE
20. TOPEKA POLKA
21. SWINGING THE DEVIL'S DREAM
22. YOU'LL RUE THE DAY
1950
23. WAGON WHEELS
24. THE LAST ROUND UP
1951
25. DOWN YONDER
26. HORSE HAIR BOOGIE
27. CARMEN'S BOOGIE
28. ONE SWEET LETTER FROM YOU

Other Details
Price Code A
Format CD
Release Date February 8th 2019
UPC Bar Code No 604988 37042 3

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Spade COOLEY - Shame On You - Singles Collection 1945-1952

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