PATSY CLINE (September 8, 1932 – March 5, 1963)


Patsy Cline, born Virginia Patterson Hensley in Gore Virginia, was a country music
singer who also had 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.Ten
years after her death, she became the first female solo artist inducted to the
Country Music Hall of Fame. Posthumously, millions of her albums have sold
over the past 50 years. She was also ranked 46th in Rolling Stone’s "100
Greatest Singers of all Time." Her hits included "Walkin’ After Midnight”,
I Fall to Pieces”, “She’s Got You”, “Crazy”, and “Sweet Dreams”.


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