50 Years After the Crash – Remembering Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas & Hawkshaw Hawkins

By Eileen Sisk © 2013 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. The Grand Ole Opry suffered the biggest loss of talent in its 87-year history when a small plane carrying Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins, along with Cline’s manager Randy Hughes, crashed on the evening of March 5, 1963, [...] Read More

“Tennessee Waltz” Singer Patti Page Dies at 85

Music icon Patti Page died on New Year’s Day in Encinitas, California. She was 85 years old. The best-selling female artist of the 1950s, she was best known for her signature song, “Tennessee Waltz.” Other hits included “The Doggie in the Window,” “All My Love” and “I Went to Your Wedding.” “I was a kid from [...] Read More