Patti Page Dead At Age 85
Singer Patti Page, famous for songs including “The Tennessee Waltz” has died at at the age 85. The singer had been sick for several years, and likely died of heart failure. Page, who sold over 100 million records during her career, and won a Grammy Award in 1999, was born in Oklahoma in 1927, and signed with Mercury Records at the age of 21, after being discovered while performing in Tulsa. The singer, whose real name was Clara Ann Fowler, had her first major hit “With My Eyes Wide Open I’m Dreaming” in 1950, followed by “The Tennessee Waltz” the following year.
And then in her last years….
Below is picture of Patti Page with Little Jimmy Dickens. (Yes, it is amusing the pics I have to share.)