1950s Hit Maker Dead At Age 85
She was the biggest-selling female artist of the 1950 with hits like “Allegheny Moon”, “Old Cape Cod”, and “Left Right Out of Your Hear.” An incredible 111 chart hits in all. But she was perhaps best known for songs like “(How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window” and “Tennessee Waltz.” Singer Patti Page has died.She passed away on New Year’s Day in Encinitas, California at the age of 85.
The career of Patti Page spanned some 50 albums and 14 platinum singles. Because her songs often crossed over to the country charts, Page received the Pioneer Award from the Academy of Country Music. The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame gave her its Living Legend Award, and she received a Grammy Award in 1999. This year, she was to receive a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. According to her rep, she was looking forward to attending the ceremony on February 9. She is survived by her son and daughter, as well as her sister Peggy Layton.
You can learn more about Patti's remarkable career on her website.