Maddox, Rose (1925–1998)
Maddox, Rose (1925–1998)
American country singer. Born Aug 15, 1925, in Alabama; died April 15, 1998, in Ashland, Oregon; sister of Cal, Henry, Dan, Fred and Cliff Maddox; children: Donnie (died 1982).
With brothers, formed The Maddox Brothers and Rose band (1937), popular performers in 1940s; hits included "Philadelphia Lawyer," "Tramp on the Street" and "Whoa, Sailor"; after group split up (1956), began solo career and had such hits as "Sing a Little Song of Heartache," "Gambler's Love," "Kissing My Pillow" and "Bluebird, Let Me Tag Along"; named Top Female Country Vocalist (1963); nominated for Grammy for CD $35 and a Dream (1996).
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