|Patsy Cline's music raised the standard for women in country music. Though her career was brief - only eight years - her influence continues today and has crossed all musical genres. At a time when most country artists were content to remain close to their traditional roots, Patsy recorded songs that soared from country to pop. Patsy Cline has now taken her place as one of music's legendary figures worldwide. Her 12 Greatest Hits album has sold nearly 10 million copies . She was named #1 Country Female Singer of all times by CMT. AMOA Jukebox association ranks Patsy Cline's "Crazy" as the #1 Jukebox Single of All Time, beating out singles by Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. VH1 ranks her as #11 on Greatest Women of Rock and the accolades go on and on.|
In celebration of what would have been Patsy Cline's 71st birthday September 8th and the 30th anniversary of her induction to the Country Music Hall of Fame (first female inducted), MCA Nashville releases an all star event - Remembering Patsy Cline - a tribute to an artist whose musical legacy transcends all boundaries and labels.
12 versatile singers from the realms of pop, rock, R&B, jazz contemporary Christian and country interpret the 12 classic songs of Cline's 12 Greatest Hits.