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Joe Price
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About The Artist

Joe Price first started singing during World War II while with the Coast Guard. When he got his discharge, he became a member of the Sunshine Boys in Dallas, Texas and toured with the group.

The group then started a show based in Tyler, Texas, the Texas State Barndance, that aired over the Texas Quality Network for over a year.

In 1953, he wrote a song called "Everybody Knows I Tried" that was recorded on Imperial records, but no mention was made of who made that recording or if it was Joe himself. THe article then stated he got a recording contract with the new Starday label and had a new release called "Pay Attention Please" b/w "To Keep The Wolves Away". Both of those tunes were written by his managers, Joe and Jim Shell. Later, he recorded a tune called "Typhoon".

Credits and Sources

  • Cowboy Songs No. 45; March 1956; American Folk Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT

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Recordings (78rpm/45rpm)

 
Starday
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  155 A Keep The Wolves Away
  155 B Pay Attention Please
  177 A Typhoon
  177 B It Makes Me Happy


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