9 Facts About Patsy Cline

1. In 1962, Patsy Cline took on Las Vegas and became the first woman in country music to headline her own show.

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2. At the age of 13, Patsy Cline was hospitalized with rheumatic fever and a throat infection.

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3. The title came from the sign-off Patsy Cline used at the end of each letter.

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4. In 1997, Patsy Cline's recording of "Crazy" was named the number one jukebox hit of all time.

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5. In 1973, Patsy Cline was the first female solo artist to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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6. On March 3, 1963, Patsy Cline performed a benefit at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, Kansas City, Kansas, for the family of disc jockey "Cactus" Jack Call.

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7. On January 9, 1960, Patsy Cline realized a lifelong dream when the Grand Ole Opry accepted her request to join the cast, making her the only person to achieve membership in such a fashion.

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8. In 1957, Patsy Cline recorded "A Stranger in My Arms" and "Don't Ever Leave Me Again", written by friends Lillian Clarborne and James Crawford, the only known releases on which Cline contributed music under her birth name Virginia Hensley.

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9. On July 1, 1955 Patsy Cline made her network television debut on the short-lived television version of the Grand Ole Opry on ABC-TV.

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