King, Pee Wee, 1914-2000

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Country music performer, bandleader, and songwriter. Born February 18, 1914. Died March 7, 2000. Real name: Julius Frank Anthony Kuczynski. Career active late 1930s-1960s. Bandleader of the Golden West Cowboys, a popular Grand Old Opry act during the late 1930s-1940s. His songwriting credits include "Tennessee Waltz," and "Slow Poke." Star of ABC Television's The Pee Wee King Show during the late 1950s. Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame.

From the description of Oral history interview with Pee Wee King; 1985 July 24; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1985 July 24. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841029

From the description of Oral history interview with Pee Wee King; 1974 March 8; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1974 Mar. 8. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841245

From the description of Oral history interview with Pee Wee King; 1975 October 14; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1975 Oct. 14. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841244

From the description of Oral history interview with Pee Wee King; 1984 November 1; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1984 Nov. 1. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841028

From the description of Oral history interview with Pee Wee King; 1994 November 12; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1994 Nov. 12. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841027

From the description of Oral history interview with Pee Wee King; 1984 November 2; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1984 Nov. 2. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 232361970

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creatorOf King, Pee Wee, 1914-2000,. Oral history interview with Pee Wee King; 1985 July 24; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Earle, Eugene. Eugene Earle collection, 1939-1980s. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection transcription discs, 1940-1968. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
creatorOf King, Pee Wee, 1914-2000,. Oral history interview with Pee Wee King; 1984 November 1; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection artist name files, 1940-2005 (artists D-K). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection song folios, circa 1882-1983. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf King, Pee Wee, 1914-2000,. Oral history interview with Pee Wee King; 1975 October 14; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf King, Pee Wee, 1914-2000,. Oral history interview with Pee Wee King; 1994 November 12; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf King, Pee Wee, 1914-2000,. Oral history interview with Pee Wee King; 1974 March 8; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf King, Pee Wee, 1914-2000,. Oral history interview with Pee Wee King; 1984 November 2; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Eugene Earle Collection, 1939-1980s University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
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associatedWith Green, Douglas B.; person
associatedWith King, Lydia; person
associatedWith Rumble, John W.; person
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Country musicians--Biography
Country musicians--Interviews
Country music--History
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Birth 1914-02-18

Death 2000-03-07

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