Country superstar Kitty Wells dies

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Country superstar Kitty Wells dies

Kitty Wells attends a 2008 exhibit honoring her career at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn. Wells, the first female superstar of country music, has died at the age of 92. The singer’s family says Wells died at her home Monday after complications from a stroke. Her recording of “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels” in 1952 was the first No. 1 hit by a woman soloist on the country music charts. Other hits included “Making Believe” and a version of “I Can’t Stop Loving You.”

Country superstar Kitty Wells dies

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Kitty Wells attends a 2008 exhibit honoring her career at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn. Wells, the first female superstar of country music, has died at the age of 92. The singer’s family says Wells died at her home Monday after complications from a stroke. Her recording of “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels” in 1952 was the first No. 1 hit by a woman soloist on the country music charts. Other hits included “Making Believe” and a version of “I Can’t Stop Loving You.”
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