Jul. 15th, 1946
Tucson, Arizona, USA
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- With country performers 'Dolly Parton' (qv) and 'Emmylou Harris' (qv), formed the Trio, releasing two successful albums--in 1987 and 1999. Only their first song, "To Know Him is to Love Him" (1987) would go to No. 1 on Billboard magazine's country singles chart.
- Revealed in a late 1970s Rolling Stone magazine interview that she was battling severe depression.
- Has recorded and performed in the widest diversity of genres in popular music such as country, rock, standards, rock 'n' roll, reggae, New Wave, rhythm and blues, folk, big band, jazz, Cajun, opera, Broadway, Latin American, Mexican and Afro-Cuban, children's music, acoustic rock, adult contemporary, art rock, and gospel.
- Her first big hit "Different Drum" was released in 1967 while performing with "The Stone Poneys".
- Ranked #21 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
- Attended Arizona State University.
- Singer and actress.
- Had a string of highly successful country and pop singles during the 1970s, including "When Will I Be Loved" (a 1975 No. 1 country hit); "Heat Wave" (also 1975); "Tracks of My Tears" (1976); and "Blue Bayou" (1977).