News from 1997
December 1997: This info came from George Hewitt:
"I have found alternate takes of 'That Wonderful Someone', and the 1956
version of 'A Poor Man's Roses' on albums NOT released by MCA records.
The alternate take of 'A Poor Man's Roses', I have on a cassette (cannot
find it on CD) entitled 'The Late And Great -- Patsy Cline & Dottie
West'. There are eight Patsy songs on Side A and eight Dottie West
songs on Side B. The cassette was released by Highland Music and
Deluxe, and the release number is DLX-7913. The second Patsy track on
the tape is the 1956 version of 'A Poor Man's Roses', however I have
reason to believe that this is an alternate take, although they give no
mention. Patsy sings the song in a slightly different, more 'sensual'
style, and the musicians are more free, and experiment on this take. It
is like the alternate take of 'Stop, Look And Listen': Evidently Owen
Bradley wanted to experiment with every take and they recorded the song
slightly different every time... Then I guess they pick the best take and
discard the rest... But I am more than sure of myself that this is an
alternate take because it is the same song; recorded the same day,
(November 8, 1956) with the same musicians and arrangments, except
recorded in a different style...
And as for the alternate take of 'That Wonderful Someone', it is
probably being held by the British company, Pickwick, as it is on their
Patsy CD entitled, 'Unforgettable Patsy Cline'. Again, same
arrangements, different style. This take has a slightly faster tempo
than the commercial take. The CD release number is PWK017, and
LaserLight has also licensed the songs contained on this CD for their
3-CD set (You know the one where they added the fiddles and wrecked
'Lonely Street' with that broad's singing!) However, they did not alter
the alternate take of 'That Wonderful Someone' in any way." Thanks for
this interesting info, George! I have compared the LaserLight version of
"That wonderful someone" with the version included in MCA's 4 CD collection,
and I think that George is correct. The LaserLight version is recorded at
a slightly higher pitch, and Patsy is holding the last note of the song a
little longer than the Anita Kerr Singers in the LaserLight version, while
they stop at exactly the same time in the MCA version, and I also hear
differences in the guitar play just before the ending. And I am sure there
are more noticeable differences also, if you compare carefully.
December 1997: Due to the unlimited kindness of
Jimmy Walker, I have now added a new three-part picture of Mandy Barnett on
the Mandy page. Thanks, Jimmy!
December 1997: I have now managed to obtain a
copy of the LP "That's how a heartache begins" (Decca DL-74586)!!! I am in
heaven! I payed around 60 dollars for it, but it's worth it! And I have also
bought several original Decca singles, among them "I fall to pieces", "She's
got you" and "Faded love", and also the Everest single "I love you, honey" /
"I've loved and lost again" (Everest 2039)! This single does not contain the
special Everest version of "I love you, honey", though, but I already have
that version on an Everest EP...
November 1997: Apparently there has been a
fantastic Patsy tribute in Mandeville, LA, in which a local performer, Mari
Viguera, portrayed Patsy. She is a fantastic singer, and they say that her
renditions are truly spine tingling! This info came from Tommy Lyons. Thanks,
November 1997: In case you haven't noticed, I have
shut down the Chat Line, since no one used it.
October 1997: This site was highlighted in the
October 24 issue of Chicago Tribune! The info came from Jay Kelly, who is the
PR guy for "Always...Patsy Cline" in Chicago, and also from Guy Cesario.
Thanks, guys! :-)
September 1997: Why not visit the
homepage? Logan is a big Patsy fan and a singer, who made a tribute to
Patsy during the fan club gathering in Winchester in August, and she has also
signed the guestbook several times.
September 1997: I got an e-mail from Jodie Newell
in Australia, saying that a film called "Doin' time for Patsy Cline" will be
opening there this month. It features Patsy's music. If you have any more info
about this film, please let me know! Jodie will also be opening a used compact
disc store on the web soon, and she may have some Patsy items there. Thanks for
your info, Jodie!
September 1997: Check out the
Official Webcast Site for this
year's Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, taking place on Sep 24!
September 1997: Information from Lee Schultss:
"The original cast members of the hit musical 'Always... Patsy Cline', Mandy
Barnett and Tere Myers, have agreed to reprise their popular roles for a
limited 11-run engagement in December 1997 and January 1998.
The performances will be Dec. 26-28; Dec. 30-31; and Jan. 8-10, again at the
historic Ryman Auditorium, 116 5th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee.
Tickets are $22.50, and go on sale September 22 1997. Call Ticketmaster:
615-255-9600 or Opryland Reservations and Ticketing: 615-880-6611.
Mandy also says she's getting ready to sign with a new label and cut a new
album produced by Owen Bradley, Patsy's producer. They are still working on
finding songs, the new CD should be out next spring. It will not be on Asylum
Records, but she hasn't said yet which label her new deal will be with.
For further developments, keep an eye on the
website I keep for her."
August 1997: I have added a picture on the
places page, courtesy of Jimmy Walker,
showing a big billboard in West End, Nashville. Click
here to go directly to that picture.
August 1997: Again, check out Linda Cunningham's Patsy
Cline page here,
for updated info on the extensive Patsy Cline Fan Club event that is taking
place in Winchester, Labor Day weekend, Aug 29-31, 1997.
August 1997: Recording info from Jimmy Walker:
"Here is what is on those cd's Country Radio Shows by On the Air:
Vol 1, 'Country Hoedown'; Songs by Patsy: 'Come on In', 'Turn the Cards Slowly',
'Yes I know Why'. Others featured are Eddy Arnold, Judy Lynn, Faron Young.
Most of these songs are on the "Live Vol 2" cd by MCA. Vol 2, 'Take 5';
Songs by Patsy: 'Crazy', 'Walkin' After Midnight', 'San Antonio Rose', 'I Love
you So Much', 'I fall to Pieces', 'Lovin' in Vain'. These are not the full
songs. They are different recordings than the commercial ones. These have not
been released before!! They are available through Collector's Choice Music at
1-800-923-1122. Each cd has a short artist bio and history of recordings.
I think everyone will want the 'Take 5' show."
August 1997: This info came from Chuck Savoca:
"Just wanted to let all the Patsy fans know about a very talented, and pretty
young gal name Logan Wells from Cleveland, OH. She will be one of the
featured entertainers at the annual Patsy Cline Festival in Winchester, VA
this Labor Day Weekend. She will do a tribute to Patsy Cline on Friday
evening, Aug. 29th at the Patsy Cline Tribute and Museum Benefit Dinner in
the Ballroom of the Travelodge from 6:30 to 10pm. Then on Saturday evening,
Aug. 30, she will also perform at the Kountry Krackers Reunion and Dance
from 9pm - 1am. Logan Wells is a singer / entertainer and has performed her
country/pop/folk tunes both locally and nationally and also includes her
special Tribute to Patsy Cline show when requested. Logan sounds so much like
Patsy that she was invited to perform at this years festival. If anyone would
like more information on Logan Wells, please contact me on (216) 582-3996, or
email me at SavocaProd@aol.com.
Thanks, and we'll see ya there!!"
August 1997: I forgot to mention it earlier, but
a few days ago I got the soundtrack from "Coalminer's Daughter" as a gift from
Lisa Flood! Thanks, Lisa!!! I just love to have this LP, and to hear Sissy
Spacek and Beverly D'Angelo sing those fine songs! And in the same shipment
as the "Cimarron" CD, I also got LeAnn Rimes' latest CD single, "How do I live",
and quite frankly it sounds like a song that Whitney Houston should sing... I
hope that LeAnn isn't leaving the country field, because that would make me
very disappointed... I have also bought a couple of CDs with Kay Starr,
and she is awesome! I hadn't heard her until I heard the song "You've
got to see mamma ev'ry night" a few weeks ago, and I just had to get some more!
She sings five "Patsy" songs on the "Collectors Series" CD: "You were only
fooling", "When my dreamboat comes home", "Side by side", "Foolin' around" and
"Crazy"... Her version of "Crazy" is pathetic in comparison with Patsy's, but
all the other 24 songs on the CD are great! And her version of "Foolin' around"
was recorded in 1961, only about a month before Patsy recorded it! Am I right
in believing that Kay Starr was a great influence on Patsy?
August 1997: Today, on the 1st of August, I got
my copy of "Live at the Cimarron Ballroom", shipped from the states, and
considering that it was released on the 29th, that's pretty fast! But to tell
you the truth, the CD was shipped to me on Saturday the 26th by Cliff at
In Your Ear Music! :-) Thanks, Cliff!
I must start by saying that this is nothing short of a priceless piece of
musical history... This CD shows what a typical Patsy Cline performance was
like, even though she of course was hindered by her injuries from the car
accident at this time. I get emotional on several occations when listening to
this fantastic recording, and Patsy sounds so close, as she always does, just
like she's in the same room, singing just for me... Leon McAuliff's Cimarron
Boys are really swingin', aren't they, even if they are out of synch with Patsy
on a few instances... I really love the version of "Bill Bailey..." It sounds
like a swingin' jazz version here, and I love the clarinet solo! And it's
fantastic to have three songs that Patsy didn't record commercially, even
though there is a radio transcription of "Stupid Cupid" available also.
"Shake, rattle and roll" really rocks, just like it should, and "Dreamboat" is
a very nice number. And I love the version of "Foolin' round", which was
requested by someone... Apparently Patsy liked that song, because she recorded
it in the studio only three weeks later... And "San Antonio Rose" is always a
swingin' number, of course, that she also recorded in the studio only a few
days after this concert. It's funny that Patsy mentioned "If I could see the
world" as a song she wasn't all that familiar with, since she had recorded it
in 1957 and released it as the A-side on a single... I just love this
recording, tape glitches and all, and it gets better each time I listen to it!
It really makes my heart good to hear how happy Patsy was to be back performing
after the car accident... I would like to thank the people who have made this
CD possible: Ken Burgess, William Frazee, Charlie Dick, Peck Allen, Lonnie
Casas, Billy Dozier, Ramona Ellison, Billy Parker and also those who have
worked on the audio restoration of the original tape, Glenn Meadows and Alan
Stoker. This is the greatest thing that has happened in a very long time!
July 1997: According to Jimmy Walker, Patsy's new
CD will be featured on Prime Time Country on Aug 5.
July 1997: Again, check out Linda Cunningham's Patsy
Cline page here,
for even more info on the extensive Patsy Cline Fan Club event that is taking
place in Winchester, Labor Day weekend, Aug 29-31, 1997.
July 1997: Regarding the Patsy Cline Chat Line:
If you connect to it and see me there, but don't get any answer from me, please
page me in chat mode instead, by pressing "Users and Controls", clicking on my
name and pressing the "PowWow" button! Because if I am in another program at
the moment, I don't see you in the conference! But the chat mode call gets my
July 1997: Finally I have managed to get hold of
yet another original Decca album, the double album "The Patsy Cline Story" from
1963. I have scanned a new copy of the front
cover picture, and from the same album cover I have also made a new
three-part picture, that shows photos
from an early recording session, ca 1957.
July 1997: I have added pictures of the houses
in the Nashville area, in which Patsy lived (including the dream house), on the
related places page, and you can also
click here to go directly to the new page.
The pictures are courtesy of Jimmy Walker. Thanks again, Jimmy!
July 1997: I just got my copy of the soundtrack
from the movie "Traveller" (Asylum 62030-2), that I bought just because
Mandy Barnett sings three songs on it. If
you, like me, want to collect everything that Mandy records, you just gotta
have this! She sings "Dream lover", "Searching (for someone like you)" and
"Dark moon". And the CD is also packed with other good "country-style" songs,
like a wonderful version of "King of the road" with Randy Travis, "Seven
lonely days" with k.d. lang and the reclines, "Rockin' Robin" with Bryan
White, "I'm thinking tonight of my blue eyes" with The Cox Family, and more.
July 1997: If you haven't read MCA's info about
the forthcoming live album, "Patsy Cline Live at the Cimarron Ballroom", you
can do that here!
The album will be released on the 29th. Very soon now...
July 1997: The Mandy
Barnett page has yet another picture of Mandy at Caffè Milano in
Nashville, and the related places page has
two new pictures from Camden, showing the directional sign by
the road, and the bulletin board at the crash site. All pictures courtesy of
Jimmy Walker. Thanks, Jimmy!
July 1997: It has come to my attention that two
Kinescope recordings with Patsy singing two Christmas songs exist. Apparently
these recordings are kept at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, but
they are not on public display. The songs are both duets, and they are: "Let it
snow" (Patsy and Ferlin Huskey), and "Winter Wonderland" (Patsy and Red Foley).
These where filmed in December 1960 for "Jubilee USA".
July 1997: I have added a new three-part picture
on the Mandy Barnett page, and two new
pictures from The Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville on the
related places page, courtesy of
Stephanie Day. Thanks, Stephanie! And I have also added another picture of
Mandy Barnett, courtesy of Dustin Anderson. Thanks, Dustin!
July 1997: Check out Linda Cunningham's Patsy
Cline page here,
for info on the extensive Patsy Cline Fan Club event that is taking place in
Winchester, Labor Day weekend, Aug 29-31, 1997.
June 1997: A while ago Lisa Flood came up with a
suggestion for a new page, where we can share our thoughts about which songs
we would have liked Patsy to sing, had she lived, and that page, called
The Request Line, is now up and running!
Click on the link, read about it, give it some thought, and e-mail me the
songs that you think would have suited Patsy!
June 1997: I have added new pictures, from the
Opryland Museum in Nashville, on the related
places page. Four of them show Patsy's and Charlie's living room from the
Nella Drive dream house, and one of them shows one of Patsy's cowgirl outfits,
so those of you who get very emotional when seeing things that belonged to
Patsy, please prepare yourselves emotionally before you look at them... I want
to thank Donna Maggerise for contributing these pictures! Thanks, Donna!
June 1997: Cut from an American newspaper:
"LATEST PATSY CLINE ALBUM 36 YEARS LATE IN ARRIVING. 'Patsy Cline: Live at the
Cimarron Ballroom'. Tracks found in the house where Cline once lived.
Release date: July 29th, 1997. Recorded in 1961 in Tulsa. It is the first
concert she performed after her car accident. Performed with broken wrist,
dislocated hip, cuts on face. 'In three months I go back for more plastic
surgery and get me a face liftin' to look like new!' The album includes her
joking with the audience about women drivers and her recovery.
17 tracks including: 'Walkin after Midnight', 'Lovesick Blues', 'Shake, Rattle
and Roll', 'Stupid Cupid', and 'When My Dreamboat Comes Home'".
June 1997: Cath's idea, mentioned below, is now
realized! The page is called A fan is born!
Go there and read other fans' stories about how they came in contact with Patsy
and her music, and e-mail me your own stories! Where there are links at the
bottom of the page, the link to that page is called "Stories".
June 1997: Cath in the UK has an idea for a new
page: She wants to know how all you devoted fans came to love Patsy the way
you do! How were you introduced to Patsy's music? Which was the first song
you ever heard? Have you experienced a special moment associated with Patsy's
music? Are there any loving couples out there, that consider one of Patsy's
songs "their" song? If you feel that you have a story that you want to share
with the rest of us, please e-mail it to me!
And when I have a few stories, I will introduce the page at the site. Note
that I want your name(s) to be displayed. I don't want any anonymous stories.
June 1997: The record/video sales info is updated
on the achievements page. Julie Fudge has
contributed that information. Thanks, Julie! And pictures from the Country
Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, courtesy of Catherine Simpson, are now
available on the related places page.
June 1997: Amber Miller suggested that I should
put up a couple of award ceremony pictures on the
achievements page, and that was a good
June 1997: On June 27-28, 1997, is the second
Annual Music Fest in Camden, Tn. They will kick off this year with a Patsy
Cline Fan Club barbecue. Contact Amy Barrett at 901-584-8395 for further info.
May 1997: On the
related places page there is now an entry for Nashville. Currently there
are three pictures from the Willie Nelson Museum, courtesy of Jimmy Walker.
May 1997: I have now added three private photos,
courtesy of Jimmy Walker, on my Mandy Barnett
page! On the related places page, I
have also added two more pictures from the Patsy display at Kurtz Cultural
Center, taken by Jimmy, and also a picture of the house in Gore, Va, where
Patsy lived when she was a little baby. Thanks, Jimmy!
May 1997: A new statement from Empire, New York:
"Tickets for the new Off Broadway production of 'Always... Patsy Cline' go on
sale this week -- May 30th. Previews start June 9, the show opens June 24.
Check out our home page at
www.alwayspatsycline.com for ticket info. Overall, the production is going
well. The marquee at the Variety Arts Theatre is up and the show is cast. A
new 'Patsy' has been cast after an exhaustive search. Look for a
'pre-announcement' here before it goes public. Thanks for your support. Any
ideas on group sales (domestic or international) would be appreciated. We need
your help to keep the Patsy flame burning bright. E-mail me at
firstname.lastname@example.org or through the guest
book on our web site at the address above."
May 1997: I have now received the SUNDOWN 2 CD
set "The Four Star Years", and it contains the non-harmony version of "Crazy
dreams", so now I have all three songs in both harmony and non-harmony
versions, and you all know how to get them, too: "Yes, I understand" and
"How can I face tomorrow" in non-harmony versions are on the CD "Here's Patsy
Cline" (MCA MCAD-738) and on the original Vocalion LP (VL-73753), and "Crazy
dreams" is on the SUNDOWN 2 CD set "Patsy Cline - Crazy dreams: The Four
Star Years" (CDSD 501), and on the Decca LP "That's how a heartache begins",
which is a very rare album, since it hasn't been released on CD... Thanks
again to Dennis Schenk for all the info!
May 1997: I have now bought the MCA CD release of
"Here's Patsy Cline" (MCAD-738), and just like the original Vocalion LP, it
contains the non-harmony versions of "Yes, I understand" and "How can I face
tomorrow". The third song that is available both with and without harmony
vocals by Patsy is "Crazy dreams", and according to Dennis Schenk, the
non-harmony version is available on a 2 CD set on the SUNDOWN label, called
"Patsy Cline - Crazy dreams: The Four Star years" (CDSD 501). I have ordered
that also, but haven't received it yet. I'll let you know. The SUNDOWN CD set
is an English release, but it is imported to the states, and I ordered it
May 1997: NEWS FLASH!
"On May 7, 1997, at The Ryman Auditorium, Opryland
Theatricals in association with The Randy Johnson Company will announce
an all new production of 'Always... Patsy Cline'. For the first time, the
sensational musical which has won critics raves in Nashville, Chicago, Los
Angeles will play Off Broadway in New York City. The famed Variety Arts
Theater will host the production. The production will once again be directed
by the original author, Ted Swindley. A wide range of Patsy promotions around the
New York production will kick off in late May/early June including a major
co-promotion with MCA Records tied to their release of the new Patsy Cline
"Live at the Cimarron Ballroom" release. Attendees at the May 7 press
conference are expected to include Gaylord Entertainment President Terry
London, Opryland Productions Executive Producer John Haywood, and a host of
music industry celebrities including Owen Bradley, legendary producer of most
of Patsy's recordings, Loretta Lynn, Barbara Mandrell and a 'who's who' of
country music. The New York production was put together by New York-based
Empire/Sunshine Productions in conjunction with Oryland Productions and a
successor entity, Opryland Theatricals.The cast will be announced in New York
in late May at another press event. Tickets go on sale May 30 at the box
office and through telecharge. For more information, visit the all-new
This info came via e-mail, apparently from Empire/Sunshine Productions.
Apr 1997: I have received some interesting info
about four of Patsy's recordings, "Yes, I understand", "How can I face tomorrow",
"Crazy dreams" and "Faded love". In the 4 CD collection, and on most of the
other albums and CD:s that are available, the first three songs are featuring
overdubbed harmony vocals by Patsy, BUT, on the Vocalion album "Here's Patsy
Cline" (VL-73753) and the Decca album "That's how a heartache begins"
(DL-74586) there are versions WITHOUT the overdubbed harmony vocals.
Regarding "Faded love": This song has been mixed in at least two (maybe three)
different ways; one where you hear the violins and the guitar in the left
channel, and the piano and drums in the right channel, and one that is the
opposite, the violins and guitar in the right channel, and piano and drums in
the left channel. And there might also be a version where you hear some of the
violin sounds in both channels. Well, just a little trivia information for
those who are interested in getting all possible versions of Patsy's songs,
like me, for example... This info came from Dennis Schenk in the Netherlands,
and he has also sent me a tape with the different versions, and this info is
absolutely accurate. Thanks, Dennis!
Apr 1997: I have added a couple of pictures on
the pictures page.
Apr 1997: I have now officially opened the
calendar page, and also an even newer
achievements page. I would like to thank
Jimmy Walker for contributing the info and the pictures on that page!
Apr 1997: To order the book "Singing girl from
the Shenandoah Valley", go here.
Apr 1997: I am now working on a Patsy Cline
Calendar Page, and some of the most devoted Patsy fans are helping me compile
the info for this page. The info will be shown one month at a time (the
current month), and if you want a sneak preview, you can click
here to see the first version of the
page for April.
Apr 1997: I would like to thank Ron Williams,
a very nice guy, that has sent me the Decca album "Patsy Cline's Greatest
Hits" as a gift! This was a very nice surprise! Thank you very much, Ron!
Apr 1997: The site has been impossible to reach
during most of Sunday the 6th and part of Monday the 7th, Swedish time, due to
problems with our Internet connection. I'm sorry about that, but it's beyond
Apr 1997: I have added some information about
Patsy's father under "Patsy's life" on the main page.
Apr 1997: Now and then I get e-mails from people
wondering about lyrics to Patsy's songs, and also sound files containing her
songs, and I also read such questions in the guestbook from time to time. I
want to make perfectly clear, here and now, that I will never put up such
things at this site, since lyrics and sound belong to the authors, composers
and production companies, and are protected by copyright laws.
Mar 1997: As some of you older visitors at this
site may have noticed, I have changed the colors and the layout a little. I am
rather pleased with it myself, and I hope that you are too!
Mar 1997: I have installed Internet Explorer v3.0a
for Windows 3.1, just to try it out, and I noticed that it hangs when loading
the large "older" and "oldest" entries pages in the guestbook if I have the
MIDI music files activated. Therefore I have removed the music from the
guestbook, at least until I know why IE hangs... I have also corrected some
errors in the text colors that showed up in IE but didn't show in Netscape.
Mar 1997: The PowWow
conference, "The Patsy Cline Chat Line", hasn't been much of a success, has it?
I don't think that any chats at all have taken place yet, and the conf has been
online for at least a month now... Shall I shut it down? Is it enough with the
guestbook? E-mail me your thoughts on this!
Furthermore I recently got a question from someone who asked about who it is
that sings duet with Patsy on "Lonely street"... I thought "what?!"... Then I
listened to that recording from the 4 CD set. No duet... Then I thought
"LaserLight!". Yes, of course... Some woman is singing "duet" with Patsy on
the LaserLight version of that song... Not that I am surprised, since they
also managed to destroy seven other songs on that CD set by adding a fiddle
that is not on the original recordings... Why do they do that?! What's the
purpose? I mean, how many fans out there have wrongly taken the LaserLight
recordings for the original ones? I have said it before, and I say it again:
Thank God for the 4 CD set from MCA! That's the original recordings, and the
mixes are excellent!
Mar 1997: I want to
say thanks to Steve Dyer, who has sent me the Patsy Cline
stamp, and also a program from the "Patsy!"
show! Thank you very much, Steve!
Mar 1997: I have now
received and watched the two videos "The real Patsy Cline" and "Remembering
Patsy". Apart from a short clip in a Loretta Lynn biography program, it was the
first time I saw Patsy perform, and it was fantastic... To actually see her
move... She was so very much alive, and I must say that a tear came to my eye...
I especially remember the early clip when she comes in dressed in one of her pretty
cowgirl outfits that her mother made for
her, and the boots and hat, and sings "I've loved and lost again". She was so
pretty... One remarkable thing about Patsy's recordings is that she feels so
close... It's just like she's in the room with you. Not many artists have that
impact on the listener... And on top of that, to see her perform at the same
time is just overwhelming...
Mar 1997: Sadly enough,
Starmail.Com has shut down my official Patsy site, and several other non-paying sites,
in their server, apparently due to finacial problems... I don't know if they
mean this to be temporary, but frankly I don't care, because I have now deleted
the site from their server. So this site in Sweden is now the official (and
only) site again. I apologize for any confusion that this may result in, but
it's not my fault. Of course it was nice to have that cool URL,
www.patsy-cline.com, but the main thing is to have a site that works, no matter
what the URL is, so therefore I have taken this step. So, bookmark
this site if you haven't done that already!
Mar 1997: I have now
got an explanation on the pennies that are placed on Patsy's grave: They are
probably left there by several people, and they represent a link to a loved
one who is far away... A link of the heart between two people while they are
apart... The explanation was given to me by Stewart Neill, who learned about
this custom from his wife, a southern girl. Thanks, Stewart!
Feb 1997: Monday
Feb 24, and Tuesday Feb 25, there is a Patsy tribute at the Beef and Boards
in Indianapolis, Indiana, by a lady by the name of Joni Morris. She does quite
a few Patsy Cline numbers and a few original ones that she has written herself.
This info is coming from Sue Wilden, and she supposes that Joni Morris is
touring the Midwest with this show. Thanks, Sue!
Feb 1997: You who
want to chat in The Patsy Cline Chat Line, using the PowWow program, you should
know that in the near future it will no longer be allowed to use a fake address
as the PowWow ID. You will have to use your real e-mail address, so you might
just as well begin doing that now, if you haven't already.
Feb 1997: Jeffrey
Suboter has contributed some additional info on the Patsy singles that charted.
You can see that info at the bottom of the
recording sessions page. Thanks, Jeff!
Feb 1997: Yes! Now
I have all 102 studio recordings that Patsy made! I just got the 3 CD collection
from LaserLight, which contains the song I lacked, the remake of "Come on in".
But what have they done to seven of the songs (the first three on CD #1 and the
first four on CD #2)?! They have completely ruined the songs by adding a fiddle
(or violin, if you like) over the original recordings! What is this?! On some
parts Patsy's voice drowns in this f...... fiddle! Fortunately the song "Come
on in" is not destroyed in this way. Thank God I have the 4 CD collection from
MCA... I have also got the new CD from LeAnn Rimes, which contains songs that
she recorded before the songs that are on the "Blue" CD. This new CD is called
"Unchained Melody - The Early Years". The title "The Early Years" sounds rather
strange coming from a girl that is 14 years old... :-)
Feb 1997: This site
has been presented with The Remember
When Blast from the Past award! Thank you very much to Matt and Bev at
Jan 1997: I have
added the picture from the cover of the "Sentimentally yours" album on the
Jan 1997: News flash from Jimmy Walker:
"MCA records will release an in concert show with Patsy,
tentive date 7/29/97. It will be titled 'Live at The Cimarron Ballroom'.
Apparently this was the first show she did after the car crash. The show
was recorded 7/29/61. Songs included are 'Walkin' after midnight', 'I fall
to pieces' and 'When my dreamboat comes home'. There will be 14 songs all
together, and some talking." Thanks for the info, Jimmy!