Actor, Singer Sheb Wooley Dies Entertainer Sheb Wooley, best known for his 1958 hit song "Purple People Eaters," dies from complications from leukemia. He was 82. Wooley also had a successful acting career that included roles in such films as High Noon and Giant. All Things Considered has a remembrance.

Actor, Singer Sheb Wooley Dies

Actor, Singer Sheb Wooley Dies

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Entertainer Sheb Wooley, best known for his 1958 hit song "Purple People Eaters," dies from complications from leukemia. He was 82. Wooley also had a successful acting career that included roles in such films as High Noon and Giant. All Things Considered has a remembrance.