Thursday, January 3, 2013
Remembering Patti Page 1927 - 2013
Singer Patti Page, who died Tuesday at age 85, was the best-selling female artist of the 1950s. She sold over 100 million records, including her signature song, "The Tennessee Waltz", which was #1 for nine weeks in 1950-51. Page also appeared in the films, Elmer Gantry (1960), Dondi (1961) and Boys' Night Out (1962).
Below you can listen to her recordings of "Steam Heat" (from the 1954 musical, The Pajama Game), "The Boys' Night Out" (from the 1962 film), and "Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte" (which was introduced in the 1964 Bette Davis film of the same name).