Friday, January 4, 2013

Patti Page (1927-2013)

If you don't recognize this 50s singer's name, you'll recognize her lovely voice in a wide variety of hits, including "Tennessee Waltz" and "Doggie in the Window," "Mockin' Bird Hill," "Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte" and this one:



but my favorite has always been


We'll miss this honey-voiced singer. She was 85, and only five weeks away from a Lifetime Achievement award at the Grammys. She said she never kept track for sure, but was told that she'd recorded more than 1,000 songs.

    All of them lovely.

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