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Patsy Cline was born on 8 September, 1932, in Virginia, U.S. Her real name was
Virginia Patterson Hensley.
Patsy was considered one of the 20th century's most significant vocalists. She made a big impact on both pop & country music.
Her parents used to call her "Virginia" in childhood, & they also nicknamed her "Ginny."
In her childhood, Patsy Cline used to sing with her mother in the local Baptist choir & They also performed duets at church social events.
At the age of 15, Patsy made her first local professional performance at WINC (a local radio station).
In 1957, Patsy made her national TV debut on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. In which she performs "Walkin' After Midnight", which becomes her first major hit.
During the 1950s, she changed her stage name to "Patsy Cline," adopting 'Patsy' from her middle name, 'Patterson, & the surname 'Cline' from her first husband's last name.
In July 1955, at the age of 23, Patsy Cline released her first single, "A Church, a Courtroom, Then Goodbye," with Four Star Records.
In her 8-year singing career, Patsy recorded 104 songs and released three studio albums and 24 singles.
Her first album, "Patsy Cline," was released on 5 August, 1957. Which became a major hit & sold more than 10 million copies globally.
In 1973, Patsy Cline became the first female music artist to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
In 1985, a biographical film called "Sweet Dreams" was made on Patsy Cline's life & career, in which her role was played by actress Jessica Lange.
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