Cowboy Copas and the Golden Age of Country Music

$20.35 price
(Save 18%)$25.00 List Price
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (4) from $20.15   
  • New (3) from $20.15   
  • Used (1) from $20.71   
Sending request ...

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931672481
  • Publisher: Stuart, Jesse Foundation, The
  • Publication date: 7/28/2008
  • Pages: 414
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword     IX
Introduction     XIII
"I'm on My Way..."     21
"Mom and Dad's Waltz King..."     29
The Forks of Rome Hill and Moon Hollow     45
"Whiskey, You're The Devil"     63
"Ah, Hell, Boys"     77
"Liberty"     95
"All The Way Around, and Halfway Back"     105
"You Are My Sunbrock, My Only Sunbrock"     117
"Marked by the Wild Blackberry"     129
"Nestled in the Heart of the Tennessee Hills"     139
"The Higher up the Ladder You Get"     151
"The Most Decent Man I Ever Knew"     163
"I Remember the Night"     173
Daddy Sang to me as he Tuned His Martin     183
"Original Member of Cowboy Copas' Oklahoma Cowboys"     191
Copas Tipped His Hat to the Juke Box     203
Copas Elevated the Enthusiasm by at Least 25%     219
Lazy Jim Day's Humor Gave Impetus to the Cowboy Copas Show     235
Jackson on Fiddle and Copas on Rhythm     255
I'll Tell The World I'm Interested     265
Thurman and Herman     279
Seeress Prophesies Opry Tragedy     293
The Empty Box of Chicken     307
Dyersburg     317
Blue Creek, Nashville, and the Nation Were Shaken     329
Family     337
A Contented Man     349
Notes     357
The Cowboy Copas Discography     393
Index     403
About the Author     413
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)