Sheb Wooley

~ Person

Also performs as: Ben Colder


Shelby F. "Sheb" Wooley (April 10, 1921 – September 16, 2003) was a character actor and singer, best known for his 1958 novelty song "The Purple People Eater". He played Ben Miller, brother of Frank Miller in the film High Noon, played Travis Cobb in The Outlaw Josey Wales, and also had a co-starring role as scout Pete Nolan in the television program Rawhide.

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Year Title RatingReleases
The Purple People Eater 1
Wild And Wooley, Big Unruly Me 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1995 Rawhide/How the West Was Won 1
1998 That's My Pa 2
22 Greatest Hits Of Sheb Wooley Or Do You Say Ben Colder 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1958 The Purple People Eater / I Can't Believe You're Mine 1

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