Janis Martin

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Birthday
27, 1940
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Sep 3, 2007 (67)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1940
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Sep 3, 2007 (67)

About

American rockabilly and country music singer who was one of country music's early female innovators. Her song "Drugstore Rock n' Roll" sold over 750,000 records.

Before Fame

She was asked to play at the same show as Cowboy Copas and Sunshine Sue.

Trivia

She was nicknamed the Female Elvis for her funky dance moves on stage.

Family Life

Her mother was a stage mother, and her father and uncle were also musicians.

Associated With

Her musical and dancing styles were compared to those of Elvis Presley.

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