Wednesday, July 18, 2012

No Doubt unveils first new song in 11 years Kitty Wells country singing trailblazer dies at 92 Country legend KITTY WELLS DEATH SPARKS TRIBUTES FROM COUNTRY GREATS Music's First Female Superstar Dies [Video] female superstar Star R.I.P. 'Queen of Country'... LORETTA LYNN STARS PAY TRIBUTE TO Music Mourns Her Passing 1st 'queen music ' An Appreciation A trailblazin' star pioneer

Kitty Wells Country music star who fought women's corner in song and inspired Patsy Cline and Dolly Parton Wells blazed country path Kitty Wells shocked the country music scene when she first sang about honky tonks and cheating husbands 60 years ago, but it propelled her to stardom and blazed a path for the strong female voices that followed. Kitty Wells, country music pioneer, dies ''It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels'' in 1952 was the first No. 1 country hit by a woman soloist Kitty Wells blazed country path for women "She was a trailblazer for all the women in country music," Reba McEntire said Tuesday. Kitty Wells: Feminist Country Godmother to Britney Spears She was among the first female popular musicians to sing about the experience of being female. Kitty Wells, Country Music's First Female Superstar, Dies at 92 The singer's career spanned eight decades, with hits including "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels," a retort to Hank Thompson's "The Wild Side of Life." read more Kitty Wells Remembered by Loretta Lynn and Others Kitty Wells , who reigned for decades as the Queen of Country Music, is being remembered by many women in country music who were empowered by her pioneering career. Wells died Monday (July 16) at her home in Madison, Tenn. She was 92. Kitty Wells, country music star, dies at 92 NASHVILLE (Reuters) - Kitty Wells, the "Queen of Country Music" who opened the door to a host of female country music headliners, died on Monday at her home in Nashville of complications from a stroke. She was 92. Among those mourning her passing was Loretta Lynn, whose own rise to popularity came after Wells, who paved the way for strong female voices in country music. "Kitty Wells will always ... Kitty Wells, the "Queen of Country Music," dies at 92 Kitty Wells, the first female country music superstar, has died. She was 92. Kitty Wells, Country Singer, Dies at 92 Ms. Wells, perhaps best known for her 1952 hit "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels," became a prototype for generations of female country music stars.
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