Brenda Mae Tarpley or Brenda Lee (born December 11, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American pop singer. She was popular in the 1960s. She stood 4 feet 9 inches (1.45 m) tall and was called “Little Miss Dynamite” because of her strong voice. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.
Lee in 1977
|Birth name||Brenda Mae Tarpley|
|Born||December 11, 1944|
Atlanta, Georgia, US
|Genres||Rock and Roll, Pop, Rockabilly, Country, Gospel|
MCA Records (1970–1991)
Warner Bros. Records (1991–1993)
Telstar Records (1994–1996)
Bear Family Records (1997–1998)
MCA Nashville (1999–present)
|Associated acts||Connie Francis, Skeeter Davis, Ricky Nelson, Lesley Gore, Red Foley, Muruga Booker, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline|
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