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Janie Fricke

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Birthday
19, 1947
Birthplace
South Whitley, IN
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
South Whitley, IN

About

Grammy Award-nominated country starlet of the 1980s and 1990s who was named CMA Female Vocalist of the Year in 1982 and 1983.

Before Fame

She found work singing jingles while studying education at Indiana University. She moved to Nashville in 1975.

Trivia

She scored seven #1 US country singles between 1981 and 1986, including "Always Have, Always Will."

Family Life

She married her second husband, drummer Jeff Steele, after divorcing her first husband and former manager, Randy Jackson.

Associated With

She recorded the duet "A Place to Fall Apart" with Merle Haggard in 1984; the song was a US Country #1 hit.