Ketty Lester

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Birthday
16, 1934
Birthplace
Hope, AR
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1934 (age 85)
Birthplace
Hope, AR

About

1960s pop singer whose cover of "Love Letters" rose to the top of music charts in both the United Kingdom and the United States. She also played roles in various television series and films, including House Party 3.

Before Fame

She studied at San Francisco State College on a music scholarship.

Trivia

She accompanied the Everly Brothers on their 1962 UK tour.

Family Life

She and her fourteen siblings were born to an Arkansas farming family.

Associated With

She recorded a version of the classic Woody Guthrie song "This Land is Your Land."