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Eddie Dean – Sleepy Time In Caroline

Posting date: June 10, 2012

Eddie DeanEddie Dean (July 9, 1907 – March 4, 1999) was an American western singer and actor whom Roy Rogers and Gene Autry termed the very best of cowboy singers.

In 1937, Dean relocated to Hollywood, California, and began appearing in western films, often with Mississippi native Roscoe Ates in the role of Soapy Jones.

Dean was best known for “I Dreamed Of A Hill-Billy Heaven” (1955), which became an even greater hit for Tex Ritter in 1961.

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