PATSY CLINE d1963. American country singer, known for her rich tone and emotionally expressive contralto voice. One of the early 1960s Nashville Sound who successfully crossed over into pop-music and became one of the most influential, successful and acclaimed female vocalists of the 20th century. Her hits began in 1957 and later include classics ; Walkin After Midnight / I Fall To Pieces / She's Got You / Crazy and Sweet Dreams (1963). She died aged just 30 on March 5th 1963 at the height of her fame in a private plane crash. Close friends later recounted that during 1962-63 she had felt a sense of impending doom and did not expect to live much longer. Always known for her generosity, she had begun giving away personal items, writing her will on Delta Air Lines stationery and asking close friends to care for her children should anything happen to her. She told Jordinaires back-up singer Ray Walker as she exited the Grand Ole Opry the week before her death : "Honey, I've had two bad ones (accidents). The third one will either be a charm or it'll kill me ......"
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Reference Number. 14264
A wonderful vintage circa 1950s autograph book page, clearly signed twice (front & reverse side) in ink by Patsy Cline
One of country musics rarest and most desirable autographs
The page is also signed by the comedian and stuntman Orwin Harvey (best wishes to you Jo Ann)View more information