Kitty Wells (* 30. August 1919 als Ellen Muriel Deason in Nashville, Tennessee; † 16. Juli 2012 ebenda) war eine US-amerikanische Country-Sängerin. Die „Queen of Country Music“ wurde 1952 mit dem Song It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels bekannt. Sie gilt als erster weiblicher Superstar der Countrymusik.
Kitty Wells died on July 16, 2012, in Madison, Tennessee, from complications of a stroke. She was 92. Achievements and honors. First solo female country artist to have a number 1 record on the charts; First female country artist to sell one million records; First woman to headline a major tour
Miss Kitty Wells sings her big 1952 #1 hit 'It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels' at the Grand Ole Opry. The songwriter was Jimmy D. Miller.Lyric:As I si...
Kitty Wells. More images. Real Name: Ellen Muriel Deason. Profile: American country music singer, born August 30, 1919 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, died July 16, 2012 in Madison, Tennessee, USA. Married to singer Johnny Wright (2). Their 3 children — Ruby Wright, Carol Sue Wright and Bobby Wright (3) were all accomplished country singers.
Kitty Wells, (born August 30, 1919, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.—died July 16, 2012, Madison, Tennessee), American country music singer and songwriter who was the first female star of the genre. Deason sang gospel music in church as a child.
Ellen Muriel Deason, known professionally as Kitty Wells, was an American pioneering female country music singer.
16. Juli 2012 · Pioneering female country singer Kitty Wells died today at her home in Madison, Tennessee, due to complications from a stroke, her grandson John Sturdivant Jr. told the New York Times. She was 92.