Tragic Tales of Love and Life

Tragic Tales of Love and Life is a collection of recordings cut between 1946 and 1955 by Cowboy Copas.[2][3]

Tragic Tales of Love and Life
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Compilation album by
ReleasedSeptember 1960
Recorded1946 to 1955
LabelKing Records[1]
Cowboy Copas chronology
Hymns and Sacred Songs by Cowboy Copas
Tragic Tales of Love and Life
Broken Hearted Melodies
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]

Track listingEdit

1."Tragic Romance"Louis Marshall Jones2:42
2."It's Wrong to Love You But I Do"
3."Hangman's Boogie"Larry Cassidy2:34
4."The Postman Just Passes Me By"
  • Lloyd Copas
  • Hal Compton
5."As Advertised"
  • Lloyd Copas
  • Mann
  • Stewart
6."Ashamed of Myself"
7."The Party's Over"2:37
8."Those Gone and Left Me Blues"2:41
9."No More Roamin'"Pee Wee King2:45
10."Four Bare Walls and a Ceiling"
  • Lloyd Copas
  • Mann
11."Three Strikes and You're Out"Lloyd Copas2:42
12."An Old Farm for Sale"
  • Lloyd Copas
  • Taylor
13."Would Be Better for Both of Us"
  • Lloyd Copas
  • Eckler
  • Hughes
Total length:35:09
  • Track information and credits taken from the album's liner notes.[4]


  1. ^ Popoff, Martin (September 8, 2009). Goldmine Record Album Price Guide. Penguin. ISBN 9781440229169 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ a b Ankeny, Jason. Tragic Tales of Love and Life at AllMusic
  3. ^ Wolff, Kurt (July 12, 2000). Country Music: The Rough Guide. Rough Guides. ISBN 9781858285344 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Tragic Tales of Love and Life (liner notes). Cowboy Copas. King. 1960.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)