Singer Patti Page, passed away on New Year’s Day. She was 85.
Best known for her hits “Tennessee Waltz” and “(How Much Is That) Doggie In The Window”, Page had hits throughout the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. She was still actively touring, with performances at up to 50 concerts a year, right up to her death.
More recently her reputation was revitalised by the White Stripes when they covered her 1952 song “Conquest” on their “Icky Thump” album.
Page is survived by her two children, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren