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Patti Page

 
Date Of Death:
January 01, 2013
Bio:
Page was the best-selling female artist of the 1950s, and sold over 100 million records. Page signed with Mercury Records in 1947, and became their first successful female artist, starting with 1948's "Confess". In 1950, she had her first million-selling single "With My Eyes Wide Open, I'm ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Death: January 01, 2013

Bio:
Page was the best-selling female artist of the 1950s, and sold over 100 million records. Page signed with Mercury Records in 1947, and became their first successful female artist, starting with 1948's "Confess". In 1950, she had her first million-selling single "With My Eyes Wide Open, I'm ... (read complete bio)
 

Patti Page Biography

Page was the best-selling female artist of the 1950s, and sold over 100 million records. Page signed with Mercury Records in 1947, and became their first successful female artist, starting with 1948's "Confess". In 1950, she had her first million-selling single "With My Eyes Wide Open, I'm Dreaming", and would eventually have 14 additional million-selling singles between 1950 and 1965.

Page's signature song, "Tennessee Waltz", recorded in 1950, was one of the biggest-selling singles of the 20th century, and is also one of the two official state songs of Tennessee. "Tennessee Waltz" spent 13 weeks atop the Billboard magazine's Best-Sellers List in 1950. Page had three additional No. 1 hit singles between 1950 and 1953, with "All My Love (Bolero)", "I Went to Your Wedding", and "(How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window".

In 1997, Patti Page was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. She will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award in 2013.




Patti Page News

Review: FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY at UCO Broadway Tonight Photo Review: FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY at UCO Broadway Tonight
by Isaiah Werner - Jun 30, 2022

FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY at UCO Broadway Tonight offers an incredibly fun and poignant look at the life, legacy, and music of Patti Page.

BWW Feature: UCO's Broadway Tonight presents FLIPSIDE Photo BWW Feature: UCO's Broadway Tonight presents FLIPSIDE
by Adrienne Proctor - Jun 15, 2022

FLIPSIDE: The Patti Page Story celebrates its ten year anniversary production at St. Luke's downtown. Written and developed by UCO MT Dept. Head Greg White, FLIPSIDE is a celebration of the life and career of Oklahoma-born icon Patti Page. The musical features some of the best known tunes from 'The Singin' Rage, Ms. Patti Page'.

Theater 29 Returns to Live Performances with EMERGENCE Photo Theater 29 Returns to Live Performances with EMERGENCE
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022

Theater 29 returns to live shows with an immersive event featuring new plays, collaborative art installations, and performance art on the theme of Emergence. Created by Josh Berkowitz, Lisa Wagner Erickson, Ellen K. Graham, Elizabeth Faraci, and Joe Marci, directed by Hart DeRose, Emergence debuts June 26 at Theater 29.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 1 - Webber's CINDERELLA Cast Recor Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 1 - Webber's CINDERELLA Cast Recording, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2021

Check out this week's list of releases, including Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella cast recording, The Color Purple on vinyl, What the Constitution Means to Me, and more!

Jimmie Rodgers Dies at 87 Photo Jimmie Rodgers Dies at 87
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2021

Singer Jimmie Rodgers, who burst on the national scene in 1957 with the No. 1 hit “Honeycomb,” and scored multiple hits in the decade that followed,  died Jan. 18 from kidney disease in Palm Desert, CA.  He was 87 and had also tested positive for Covid-19, according to his daughter Michele Rodgers.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of December 28 - Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfe Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of December 28 - Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert's 'All The Girls', and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 30, 2020

This week's list includes a new album featuring Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert called 'All The Girls.' Also now available this week is the CD debut of The Desert Song 1967 London studio cast recording, a book of Lorraine Hansberry's substantive interviews​​​​​​​, and more!

BWW Review: Dawn Derow Decorates THE HOUSE THAT BUILT ME with Love at The Laurie Beec Photo BWW Review: Dawn Derow Decorates THE HOUSE THAT BUILT ME with Love at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 30, 2019

The revered cabaret singer Dawn Derow is warming hearts and inspiring laughs with a cabaret show built around that rare thing: a happy family.

Tennessee Waltz And More Featured On An Evening With... Series Debut Album! Photo Tennessee Waltz And More Featured On An Evening With... Series Debut Album!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2019

Blake Allen's hit An Evening With... Series, which plays bi-monthly at The Green Room 42, is releasing an album of acoustic arrangements from their first season entitled An Evening With... Volume 1 on April 26, 2019 on all platforms. Physical copies will also be for sale before the general public at the next installment of the series on April 25: Nat 'King' and Natalie Cole.

AN EVENING WITH... Returns With A Celebration Of Dionne Warwick Photo AN EVENING WITH... Returns With A Celebration Of Dionne Warwick
by Julie Musbach - Feb 4, 2019

Blake Allen's hit series, An Evening With... returns 22 February 2019 at 7PM at The Green Room 42 with a celebration of musical icon Dionne Warwick.

Green Room 42 Hosts AN EVENING WITH PATTI PAGE Photo Green Room 42 Hosts AN EVENING WITH PATTI PAGE
by Julie Musbach - Sep 14, 2018

Patti Page is being celebrated October 12 9:30PM at Green Room 42 as part of Blake Allen's 'An Evening With...' series. Called 'an important vehicle for musical preservation' (BroadwayWorld), the series is committed to honoring and educating audiences about the music of America from the early-mid part of the 20th century by setting these celebrated works with notable contemporary voices and new arrangements. 

Patti Page Videos

STAGE TUBE: Anita Darian Dies at Age 87
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2015

Anita Darian, a soprano whose four-octave voice earned her the nickname “The Armenian Yma Sumac” and spawned an eclectic 50-year career that ranged from performances with the New York City Opera, Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic to big-band jazz concerts, co-starring roles with Barbara Cook, and hit pop recordings that included “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” is dead at 87. A longtime resident of East Atlantic Beach, L.I., she died Sunday, Feb. 1 at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside of complications from surgery.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY at 59E59 Theaters, Dec 2012
by Stage Tube - Nov 8, 2012

FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY is about Oklahoma music legend, Patti Page and is based on interviews with Page and written by Oklahoma artist (and UCO Faculty member) Greg White. FLIPSIDE was selected from nearly 3,500 national productions to attend the 2012 Regional & National Kennedy Center Festivals. The piece won numerous honors at the Kennedy Center, including Best Musical. After receiving the Kennedy Center honors, FLIPSIDE: THE PATTI PAGE STORY was invited to perform at the prestigious 59E59 Theaters in New York City in December 2012. Get a sneak peek of the musical in the video below!