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Kitty Wells

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Kitty Wells (born Muriel Deason on 30 August 1919 - 16 July 2012) is a country singer from Nashville, Tennessee, known as the Queen of Country Music. During the 1950s she was the only female vocalist to consistently hit the top of the country charts and her stardom was on the same level as the biggest male vocalists of the period.

Wells’ success in the 1950s and 1960s was so enormous that she still ranks as the sixth most successful female vocalist in the history of the Billboard country charts according to historian Joel Whitburn’s book “The Top 40 Country Hits” , behind Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire, Tammy Wynette, and Tanya Tucker. Wells was the third country music artist, behind Roy Acuff and Hank Williams, to receive the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1991 as well as being the seventh woman and first Caucasian woman to receive the honor. In 1976, she was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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  • AngeloSwift13

    I'm a top listener this week <3

    15 Jul 2:50pm Reply
  • AngeloSwift13

    I'm a top listener this week, I'm proud to listen to the honky-tonk queen. She is missed every day.

    24 May 5:14pm Reply
  • BallerCraig

    I love you...

    13 May 6:37pm Reply
  • AngeloSwift13

    When I want to listen to some good ol' honky-tonk music, there's no one else better than Kitty <3

    21 Apr 4:34pm Reply
  • LoveKittyWells

    The Greatest

    25 Feb 3:36pm Reply
  • moonbaby9307

    R.I.P. KITTY

    27 Oct 2012 Reply
  • SonnyRayKIKK

    Kitty Wells was the kind of gal you'd love to take home to Mother. While no raving beauty, Kitty captured the hearts of many a man with her honest and "girl-next-door" looks ... She simply exuded an earthiness that appeals to most men ... and ... her simple vocal ability, although taking some getting used to at first, comes through with a lot of punch and REAL Country.

    28 Sep 2012 Reply
  • doctorjmo

    r.i.p. little sister.

    30 Aug 2012 Reply
  • lakerecords

    PLEASELISTEN TO---KITTY WELLS IS STILL THE QUEEN---BY DICKY DIXON DICKY 2 U.

    8 Aug 2012 Reply
  • wildtony40

    god bless you kitty wells....we will miss you.

    20 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Magnoliamanny

    RIP Ms. Kitty

    17 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Bardhlul

    RIP Kitty

    17 Jul 2012 Reply
  • wildtony40

    Loretta Lynn Thanks Kitty Wells for been the Queen of Country Muisc if it had not been for Kitty i would not be here. i Love Her and will miss my dear Friend thanks Kitty say Loretta.

    17 Jul 2012 Reply
  • jerrybaz

    Many years ago as a young fellow smitten with Country and Bluegrass music, a love I have never lost, Miss Kitty Wells came to our picnic table at the Sunset Country Music Park in Sunset PA and ate my mother's fried chicken with us. A memory and kindness that rushes back to me today upon the death of this gentle and wonderful lady. Her music and memory fortunately will be with us and those behind us forever. RIP Sweet Lady with the sweet voice.

    17 Jul 2012 Reply
  • lakerecords

    KITTYS MUSIC WILL LIVE ON AND ON.PLZ CK OUT MY SONG ABOUT HER. KITTY WELLS IS STILL THE QUEEN/DICKYDIXON/LAST.FM.COM. DICKY 2 U.

    17 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Saveall

    Singin' with Tammy tonight....

    16 Jul 2012 Reply
  • WyldWoodFlower

    RIP Kitty. Thanks for the music.

    16 Jul 2012 Reply
  • wildtony40

    Happy Mother,s day.Kitty wells.

    13 May 2012 Reply
  • wildtony40

    sad news in country muisc the husband of Kitty wells die at 97 they were married for 74 years.

    28 Sep 2011 Reply
  • Saveall

    Saw her live in this little bar in Canada about 20 years ago. Helluva night.

    27 Nov 2010 Reply
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