Personalities | Cowboy Copas | War Years | Country

(Vocals, guitar, 1913–63)

A talented Ohio-born singer and flat-top-style guitarist, Lloyd Copas was a regular performer on the Grand Ole Opry from 1944 until his death in the same plane crash that killed Patsy Cline. Copas is best known for honky-tonk hits like ‘Filipino Baby’ and ‘Tragic Romance’.

Styles & Forms | War Years | Country
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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