'Tennessee Waltz' singer Patti Page dies at 85

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - 4:40pm

CNN Has confirmed that musical performer Patti Page died on New Years Day in Encintas, CA at the age of 85.

Per her publicist, Paige had 111 hits that made the music charts, including the classics like "(How Much Is That) Doggie In the Window," "Old Cape Cod," and "Tennessee Waltz," which became a #1 hit concurrently on all three charts. Page recorded 50 albums, with 19 gold and 14 platinum singles.

She was a regular on the music and variety shows of television's Golden Age and was the only musical performer in history to have her own series on all three major networks. She was to have received a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Recording Academy next month.

No funeral arrangements have been made at this time.


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