Kitty Wells, country music star, dies at 92

by Blog Burger on July 18, 2012

Handout of Kitty Wells being inducted into the Country Music Association's Country Music Hall of FameNASHVILLE (Reuters) – Kitty Wells, the "Queen of Country Music" who opened the door to a host of female country music headliners, died on Monday at her home in Nashville of complications from a stroke. She was 92. Among those mourning her passing was Loretta Lynn, whose own rise to popularity came after Wells, who paved the way for strong female voices in country music. "Kitty Wells will always be the greatest female country singer of all times," said Lynn in a statement released on her web site. "She was my hero. …

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