Personalities | Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper | War Years | Country

(Vocal/instrumental duo, 1940s–77)

This West Virginia-born husband and wife team was a popular duo from the late 1940s until Stoney’s death. Favouring the acoustic backing of dobro, fiddle and mandolin, Stoney (1918–77) and Wilma Lee (b. 1921) were stalwart champions of old-time country music who performed on The Wheeling Jamboree and the Grand Ole Opry. Their biggest hits included ‘Come Walk With Me’ and ‘Big Midnight Special’.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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