July 17, 2012 3:30 PM
A tribute to Kitty Wells
She died Monday at the age of 92. She was a true pioneer in country music
She died Monday at the age of 92. She was a true pioneer in country music. Here's the Los Angeles Times obituary, which distilled her career into one sentence: "Her story spans nearly a century, and its central plot points involve not only busting apart notions of a female singer’s place on the radio but also Wells becoming a reasoned foil to the male-dominated singers occupying the charts."