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Patti Page 1927-2013

On January 1, 2013 Popular music Singer Patti Page passed away in California at age 85.

In a singing career that extended seven decades, Patti Page placed over one hundred hit singles on the national popularity charts and has sold over 100 million records worldwide. Patti Page's recording of Tennessee Waltz is one of the biggest selling hit singles of all time, and her famous recording of How Much Is That Doggie In The Window has remained a children's favorite for well over five decades.

This week Joel Najman's My Place program celebrates the life in music of Patti Page with an hour of her biggest hits and most memorable recordings.

Streaming Note: Due to music copyright laws, VPR cannot stream tonight's program featuring several songs by Patti Page. Instead, you will hear Joel's show from 08/14/10, Lonely Songs From Early Rock amp; Roll. The playlist for this program is here.

Playlist

I Went To Your Wedding
Composer
Album no album name - 45rpm single
Record Label Mercury 5899-X45

Oklahoma Blues
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Album The Uncollected Patti Page With Lou Stein's Music
Record Label Hindsight HCD-223

Confess
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Album no album name - 78rpm single
Record Label Mercury 5129

With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming
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Album no album name -78rpm single
Record Label Mercury 5344

I Don't Care If the Sun Don't Shine
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Album no album name - 45rpm single
Record Label Mercury 5396-X45

The Tennessee Waltz
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Album no album name - 45rpm single
Record Label Mercury 5396-X45

Mockin' Bird Hill
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Album no album name - 45rpm single
Record Label Mercury 5595-X45

The Doggie In The Window
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Album no album name - 45rpm single
Record Label Mercury 70025-X45

Changing Partners
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Album no album name - 45rpm single
Record Label Mercury 70260-X45

Allegheny Moon
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Album no album name - 45rpm single
Record Label Mercury 70878

Old Cape Cod
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Album no album name - 45rpm single
Record Label Mercury 71101

Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte
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Album no album name - 45rpm single
Record Label Columbia 43251

Paper Dolls
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Album Brand New Tennessee Waltz
Record Label C.A.F. Records

Child Of Mine
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Album Child Of Mine
Record Label C.A.F. Records 61545850012

Doggie In The Shelter
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Album no album name - CD and download single
Record Label C.A.F. Records