Spade Cooley

Born: December 17, 1910
Pack Saddle Creek, Grand, OK, USA
Died: November 23, 1969

After having a successful career in the music business as a songwriter and fiddle player, he killed his wife and went to prison. The day he was paroled, he made a public appearance and had a heart attack. He died in true country-western fashion.

Instruments Played / Skills:
Fiddle Songwriter Band Leader

Conventional Country

Bands That Spade Cooley Has Played For:
Spade Cooley and his Orchestra

Spade Cooley Has Worked With:
Brenda Lee Tex Williams Cliffie Stone Red Sovine
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