Margie Singleton

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Birthday
5, 1935
Birthplace
Louisiana
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
Louisiana

About

Country musician who was popular in the 1960s and who sang duets with country music singers like George Jones and Faron Young. She and George Jones recorded 'Keeping Up With The Joneses.'

Before Fame

She grew up listening to blues and gospel music and started writing songs and playing guitar when she was a teenager. She worked at a munitions plant during the Korean War.

Trivia

She made her debut on the popular stage show, Grand Ole Opry, in 1963.

Family Life

She married Shelby Singleton when she was thirteen years old and had her first child, Stephen, in 1950 before getting a divorce and getting remarried to Leon Ashley in 1965.

Associated With

She recorded a cover of Bobbie Gentry's song, "Ode to Billie Joe," in 1967.