We just chatted to Steven Tyler ahead of his visit to SA next week and he totally invited us backstage!

VOTE AND WIN: You could win an iPad Mini by voting for your favourite local celeb in the Channel24 Awards!

Tennessee Waltz singer Patti Page dies

2013-01-03 08:32
 
Patti Page
Nashville, Tennessee - Patti Page, who made Tennessee Waltz one of the best-selling recordings ever, has died. She was 85.

Page died on New Year's Day in Encinitas, California, according to her manager.

She was one of the top-selling female singers in history with more than 100 million record sales and created a distinctive sound for the music industry in 1947 by overdubbing her own voice when she didn't have enough money to hire back-up singers for the single, Confess.

She had 24 records in the top 10, including four that reached No 1. She was also the first singer to have television programmes on all three major networks, including The Patti Page Show on ABC.

Watch Patti Page perform her hit Tennessee Waltz here:



- AP

Read more on:    celebrity deaths  |  music
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

Your handy weekend gig guide

2014-11-21 17:00

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Your handy weekend gig guide

2014-11-21 17:00

It’s the weekend and whether you want to party like a rock star or just chill, there’s something for everyone happening this weekend. Read More »

Guns N' Roses will be the subject of a new movie, their biographer Marc Canters has confirmed. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.