Lynn Anderson Biography (Wikipedia)
Lynn Rene Anderson (September 26, 1947 – July 30, 2015) was an American country singer, songwriter and television personality. She is most remembered for her signature recording crossover hit, "Rose Garden." The song was a number one hit in the United States and internationally. Additionally, Anderson had four number one singles and 18 top ten hits on the Billboard country songs chart. She has also been regarded as one of country music's most significant performers.
Raised in California, Anderson's mother, Liz Anderson, was a country songwriter who also enjoyed a successful singing career in the 1960s and 1970s with 19 charting records in Billboard. Daughter Lynn was signed to a recording contract to Chart Records in 1966 when she was heard singing along with Liz at an industry function (previously she had recorded some demo tapes of her mother's songs and appeared on television in California on regional country music shows. In 1967, she had her first top ten hit with the single "If I Kiss You (Will You Go Away)." Soon after, Anderson joined the cast of The Lawrence Welk Show where she performed country music weekly to a national audience.
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