Patti Page was the 1st person to overdub her voice (Song Confess was the first song and her first hit) Only person to have her own TV Show on all Three Networks from 1952-1959 (The Scott Music Hall, The Music Hall, The Patti Page Show, The Big Record Show, The Patti Page Oldsmobile Show) Sang for President's Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson and Regan. Recorded over 100 Albums Ñ 160 Singles Ñ 84 Top 40 Billboard Hits Ñ Is a Grammy Award Winner--- 16 Gold Records and 4 Gold Albums (At the time the golds were given out...Gold was 1,000,000 in sales now Platinum is 1,000,000!) She was nominated for An Emmy Helped develop the 1st wireless microphone Tennessee Waltz is the 2nd Best Selling Single of All-Time next to Bing Crosby's White Christmas. Some say that it is the 3rd next to Elton John's Candle in the Wind (Princess Di) Either way it stayed at No. 1 for 13 weeks and remained on the top 20 and top 40 for months after.
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