Patsy Cline - September 8, 2014

Happy Birthday to Patsy Cline! Born on this day in 1932, she became a star of the Grand Old Opry and recorded a number of iconic hits before she died at the age of 30 in a plane crash. She is known best for “Walkin’ After Midnight,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “She’s Got You,” “Crazy,” and “Sweet Dreams.”

TODAY’S TRIVIA QUESTION

Cline was very good friends with Loretta Lynn. In Coal Miner’s Daughter, Sissy Spacek plays Lynn. Who plays Cline?

a) Beverly D’Angelo

b) Jessica Lange

c) Glenn Close

d) Valerie Perrine

Answer below!

SONGS OF THE DAY

The incomparable Patsy Cline sings “Crazy” and “I Fall to Pieces.” Enjoy today’s earworms.

QUOTES OF THE DAY

I have gotten more than I asked for. All that I ever wanted was to hear my voice on record and have a song among the Top 20.

~Patsy Cline

DID YOU KNOW…

Cline was the first woman in country music to perform at Carnegie Hall and to headline her own show in Las Vegas.

TRIVIA ANSWER

a) Beverly D’Angelo played Cline in Coal Miner's Daughter. Jessica Lange played her in the biopic Sweet Dreams.