Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Countryobit: Kitty Wells

Kitty Wells, country legend, has died. She was 92.

Amazingly, Kitty nearly retired in 1952.

Then Hank Thompson recorded this:

And JD Miller wrote a response song, which Kitty was persuaded to record. That would be this:

She put retirement off for another 48 years after that.

UPDATE: Corrected to the right Hank.


Darren H said...

That'd be Hank Thompson, of course.

(Gotta know your Hanks...)

Sad news though.

Simon Hayes Budgen said...

Yes, you're quite right. I knew what I meant to be typing, but my fingers went and danced across with the wrong Hank. Corrected now.

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