Sometimes she tells herself that no one remembers, convinces herself that everybody has forgotten her songs and her three network television shows and every last one of her 84 Top-40 singles. On those days, she's certain the era of Vic and Frank and long, luxurious gowns and singing in tune is relived only at family gatherings or on the History Channel. Although she still plays a dozen or so dates a year, Patti Page, known in the 1950s as "The Singing Rage," understands that her career belonged to a pre-rock age that few of the kids who run MTV or Nashville understand. She knows that to most she's now just a square 73-year-old grandmother who makes her own maple syrup, not the crossover queen who made Nashville what it is today, the refined Okie who made Faith and Garth and the Chicks... More >>>
Patti Page's new album, Brand New Tennessee Waltz, brings her long career full circle.