Cowboy Copas

Lloyd Estel Copas (July 15, 1913 – March 5, 1963), known by his stage name Cowboy Copas, was an American country music singer. He was popular from the 1940s until his death in the 1963 plane crash that also killed country stars Patsy Cline and Hawkshaw Hawkins. Copas was a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 15, 1913 (Adams County), Died March 5, 1963 (Camden)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, songwriter, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D6VB-1979 10-in. 12/17/1946 Texas Toni Lee Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D6VB-1980 10-in. 12/17/1946 Tennessee central no. 9 Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D6VB-1981 10-in. 12/17/1946 Southland polka Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal ensemble, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D6VB-1982 10-in. 12/17/1946 Steel guitar rag Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D6VB-2963 10-in. 9/30/1946 All the world is lonely now Buckeye Boys ; Cliff Carlisle Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0359 10-in. 3/25/1947 I hear you knockin' Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0360 10-in. 3/25/1947 Keep them cold icy fingers off of me Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0361 10-in. 3/25/1947 Don't feel sorry for me Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0362 10-in. 3/25/1947 Arkansas traveler Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King String band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0363 10-in. 3/25/1947 Out of my mind Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0364 10-in. 3/25/1947 Ten gallon boogie Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0366 10-in. 3/25/1947 Don't forget Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0367 10-in. 3/26/1947 You just wait and see Buckeye Boys ; Cliff Carlisle Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0368 10-in. 3/26/1947 The devil's train Buckeye Boys ; Cliff Carlisle Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0369 10-in. 3/26/1947 You couldn't be true if you tried Buckeye Boys ; Cliff Carlisle Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0370 10-in. 3/26/1947 You can't erase a memory Buckeye Boys ; Cliff Carlisle Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0371 10-in. 3/26/1947 Scars on my heart Buckeye Boys ; Cliff Carlisle Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0372 10-in. 3/26/1947 Death by the roadside Buckeye Boys ; Cliff Carlisle Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-0373 10-in. 3/26/1947 I didn't have time Buckeye Boys ; Cliff Carlisle Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor D7VB-1197 10-in. 12/5/1947 Juke box blues Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor D7VB-2249 10-in. 11/21/1947 Signed, sealed and delivered Panhandle Punchers ; Texas Jim Robertson Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Victor D9VB-1530 10-in. 5/17/1949 Come waltz with me Homer Haynes Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Columbia CCO4891 10-in. 11/3/1947 Signed, sealed and delivered Bob Atcher String band, with male vocal solo songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Copas, Cowboy," accessed February 28, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356627.

Copas, Cowboy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356627.

"Copas, Cowboy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 28 February 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356627

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