Freddie "Careless" Love was a vocalist at one time with the Spade Cooley
band. Freddie joined Spade's organization shortly after he finished an
eight year stint in the military service in the U.S. Navy. By 1952, he
was finishing up two years as the vocalist with Spade's band.
Back then, he was making his home in Spartansburg, South Carolina. He had
his own fan club and back then, it had over 4,000 members.
He was appearing regularly each Saturday night on KTLA-TV from 8:30pm to
9:30pm on the Spade Cooley Show.
Credits & Sources
- Cowboy Songs No. 23; November 1952; American Folk Publications;