Liz Anderson

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Birthday
13, 1930
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Oct 31, 2011 (81)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
13, 1930
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Oct 31, 2011 (81)

About

Pioneer in the female country singer-songwriter movement who released hits including "Mama Spank." She wrote songs for her daughter, including "If I Kiss You (Will You Go Away)."

Before Fame

Starting at a time when women were shut out of Nashville, she found early success with hits like "Just Between the Two of Us," which crossed over into the Top 40.

Trivia

She wrote the hit tune "My Friends Are Gonna Be Strangers," which made Merle Haggard a household name.

Family Life

She and her husband Casey co-founded the Nashville Songwriters Association International. Her daughter Lynn is also a country singer.

Associated With

Chet Atkins signed Anderson to his RCA Records label, with whom he recorded many well-received songs throughout the 1960s.

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