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Patti Page, one of music's most iconic voices, passed away on New Year's Day in Encinitas, Calif. She was 85.
Best known to country fans for her indelible No. 1 hit "Tennessee Waltz," which topped the pop, country and R&B charts all at the same time, Patti was a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and a recipient of the Academy of Country Music's Pioneer Award. Among her other hits were "With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming," "Would I Love You, Love You, Love You" and "Mockingbird Hill."
Patti, the best-selling female artist of the 1950s, celebrated her 50th anniversary as a performer with the 1998 album Live at Carnegie Hall: The 50th Anniversary Concert. The release won a Grammy for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance.
At the time of her passing, Patti was set to be honored by the Recording Academy with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 10:00 a.m.
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