Cooper, Stoney, 1918-1977

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Country performer. Born October 16, 1918. Died March 22, 1977. Full name: Dale Troy Cooper. With his wife, Wilma Lee Cooper (Full name: Wilma Leigh Leary Cooper; Born February 7, 1921), formed one of country music's premier husband-wife duos. Regular Grand Ole Opry performers for twenty years, their hits included "Sunny Side of the Mountain," "Cheated Too," and "Big Midnight Special."

From the description of Oral history interview with Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper; 1968 January 2; interview conducted by Ralph Emery. 1968 Jan. 2. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 232361954

Country performer. Born October 16, 1918. Died March 22, 1977. Full name: Dale Troy Cooper. With his wife, Wilma Lee Cooper (Full name: Wilma Leigh Leary Cooper; Born February 7, 1921) formed one of country music's premier husband-wife duos. Regular Grand Ole Opry performers for twenty years, their hits included "Sunny Side of the Mountain," "Cheated Too," and "Big Midnight Special."

From the description of Oral history interview with Stoney and Wilma Lee Cooper; 1973 December 3; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1973 Dec. 3. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 62297604

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referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
creatorOf Cooper, Stoney, 1918-1977,. Oral history interview with Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper; 1968 January 2; interview conducted by Ralph Emery. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf Cooper, Stoney, 1918-1977,. Oral history interview with Stoney and Wilma Lee Cooper; 1973 December 3; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Pulley, Raymond H. Raymond H. Pulley collection, 1954-1958. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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associatedWith Cooper, Wilma Lee, 1921-2011. person
associatedWith Emery, Ralph; person
associatedWith Green, Douglas B.; person
associatedWith Pulley, Raymond H. person
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Country music--History
Country musicians--Biography
Country musicians--Interviews
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Birth 1918-10-16

Death 1977-03-22

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