Country music and more
Patti Page
Patti Page born
November 8, 1927, was
one of the best-known
female artists in
traditional pop music.
She was th...
Hank Locklin (February 15, 1918–March 8, 2009), was an American country music
singer-songwriter. A member of the Grand Ole...
Tanya Tucker born October 10,
1958, in Seminole, Texas is an
American country music artist
who had her first hit, "Delta
D...
Jim Reeves (August 20, 1923 –
July 31, 1964) was an American
country and pop music singer-
songwriter popular in the 1950s...
Patsy Cline September 8, 1932
– March 5, 1963, was an
American country music singer
who enjoyed pop music
crossover succes...
Emmylou Harris
born April 2, 1947
in Birmingham,
Alabama is an
American singer-
songwriter and
musician. In
addition to he...
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Country music and more

  1. 1. Country music and more
  2. 2. Patti Page Patti Page born November 8, 1927, was one of the best-known female artists in traditional pop music. She was the best-selling female artist of the 1950s, and has sold over 100 million records. "Tennessee Waltz," recorded in 1950, was one of the biggest- selling singles of the twentieth century, and is also one of the two official state songs of Tennessee.
  3. 3. Hank Locklin (February 15, 1918–March 8, 2009), was an American country music singer-songwriter. A member of the Grand Ole scored big with the hit, "Please Help Me, I'm Falling", He had 70 chart singles, including six number ones on Billboard's country chart. In 2006, he appeared on the PBS special, Country Pop Legends in which he performed "Please Help Me I'm Falling". Until his death at the age of 91 in 2009, he was the oldest living member of the Grand Ole Opry.
  4. 4. Tanya Tucker born October 10, 1958, in Seminole, Texas is an American country music artist who had her first hit, "Delta Dawn", in 1972 at the age of 13. Over the succeeding decades, Tucker became one of the few child performers to mature into adulthood without losing her audience. "I Won't Take Less Than Your Love" is a 1987 single by Tanya Tucker with Paul Davis & Paul Overstreet. The single went to number one for one week and spent fifteen weeks on the country chart. "I Won't Take Less Than Your Love" was written by Overstreet and Don Schlitz
  5. 5. Jim Reeves (August 20, 1923 – July 31, 1964) was an American country and pop music singer- songwriter popular in the 1950s and 1960s who also gained a wide international following for his pioneering smooth Nashville sound. His songs continued to chart for years following his death at age 40 in a private airplane crash. He was a member of the Country Music and Texas Country Music Halls Reeves scored his greatest hit with the Joe Allison composition "He'll Have to Go", a huge hit on both the pop and country music charts, which earned him a platinum record. Released in late 1959, it reached number one on Billboard's Hot C&W Sides chart on February 8, 1960, where it stayed for 14 consecutive weeks.
  6. 6. Patsy Cline September 8, 1932 – March 5, 1963, was an American country music singer who enjoyed pop music crossover success during the era of the Nashville sound in the early 1960s. Since her death in 1963 at age 30 in a private airplane crash at the height of her career, she has been considered one of the most influential, successful, and acclaimed female vocalists of the 20th century. Cline was best known for her rich tone and emotionally expressive contralto voice. Her hits included "Walking After Midnight", "I Fall to Pieces", "She's Got You", "Crazy" and "Sweet Dreams“ “Faded Love”.
  7. 7. Emmylou Harris born April 2, 1947 in Birmingham, Alabama is an American singer- songwriter and musician. In addition to her work as a solo artist and bandleader, both as an interpreter of other composers' works and as a singer- songwriter, she is a sought-after backing vocalist and duet partner, working with numerous other artists including Gram Parsons, Bob Dylan, Linda Ronstadt, Elvis Costello and Dolly Parton.
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