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Sheb Wooley

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Sheb Wooley

Sheb Wooley has been played on NTS in shows including Country Hayride, featured first on 10 April 2016. Songs played include Somebody Please (Say Something Funny) and That's My Pa.

Shelby F. "Sheb" Wooley (April 10, 1921 – September 16, 2003) was a character actor and singer, best known for his 1958 novelty hit "Purple People Eater".

Wooley was born in Erick, Oklahoma and grew up on a farm. He learned how to ride horses at a young age, and was working cowboy and rodeo rider. He also played in a country-western band. During WWII, Wooley was turned down for service because of his rodeo injuries….

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Somebody Please (Say Something Funny)
Sheb Wooley
MGM Records1962
Somebody Please (Say Something Funny)
Sheb WooleyMGM Records1962
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That's My Pa
Sheb Wooley
MGM Records1961
That's My Pa
Sheb WooleyMGM Records1961
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