Brenda Mae Tarpley (born December 11, 1944), known as Brenda Lee, is an American performer and the top-charting female vocalist of the 1960s. She sang rockabilly, pop and country music, and had 47 US chart hits during the 1960s, and is ranked fourth in that decade surpassed only by Elvis Presley, The Beatles and Ray Charles. She is best known in the United States for her 1960 hit "I'm Sorry", and 1958's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree", a United States holiday standard for more than 50 years.
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- Brenda Lee - Pioneers of Rockhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cdrtn.jpg2012-01-19T21:30:00ZSuzi continues to profile acclaimed stars of the rock 'n' roll era and the third episode looks at Brenda Lee, a phenomenally successful artist who had a recording contract at 11.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/clips#p00ngjtzSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 12 mins
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