Reba McEntire

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Decades: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 March 1955, Chockie, Oklahoma, USA. One of four children, McEntire’s family owned a 7, 000-acre ranch and participated in rodeos, a background which later inspired the song ‘Daddy’. She sang with her sister Susie and brother Pake McEntire as the Singing McEntires, and in 1972, they recorded for the small Boss label. In 1974, she was asked to sing ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ at the National Rodeo Finals in Oklahoma City. Honky-tonk singer Red Steagall heard her, which led to a recording contract with Mercury Records. Her first single, ‘I Don’t Want To Be A One Night Stand’, made the US country charts in 1976, the year in which she married rodeo rider Charlie Battles. It was followed by several minor successes, including a revival of ‘Sweet Dreams’ and two duets with Jacky Ward (‘Three Sheets To The Wind’ and ‘That Makes Two Of Us’). She made the US country Top 10 with ‘(You Lift Me) Up To...

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