Originally From:

Salina, Kansas. Raised on a farm with 2 sisters, and 4 brothers.

   

Astrological Sign:

Scorpio

 

 

Appearance:

5' 5" tall, brunette, green eyes, stylish appearance

 

 

Start in Show Business:

At age 4, she toured her home state with a dance and acrobatic company. Throughout her childhood, she performed at community and church events. She started singing with professional bands for local dances and clubs when she was in high school, and left home for her first steady nightclub job at age 17.

 

 

Favorite Performers:

Bonnie Raitt, Delbert McClinton, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill. KT Oslin, Patsy Cline, Whitney Houston, (and other soulful sounds)

 

 

Special Appearances:

Hollywood's Academy of Country Music Award Show, USO shows, National Charity Telethons, WSM's Grand Ole Opry, Wheeling Jamboree in the Hills, the Daytona 500, Las Vegas Songwriters Association 

 

 

Television Appearances:

Staff singer for 17 years on the morning Ralph Emery  Show on NBC. Spotlight appearances on: That Nashville Music, Pop Goes The Country, Nashville Alive, Nashville After-hours, Hee Haw, and staff singer on the popular syndicated Nashville Now Show for 10 years on TNN cable.

 

 

Nationally Charted Singles:

"Sunday Go To Cheatin' Clothes" (also in movie soundtrack "South Of Reno") "Take Me Tonight",  I'm On The Outside Looking In",  "Guilty Eyes",  "I Had A Heart"

 

 

Nominations and Awards:

 Hollywood's Academy of Country Music Finalist for New Female Vocalist 1987, Cashbox Magazine No. 2 Top Female Indie Vocalist, Entry Level Grammy Award nominations for 2001 "Album of the Year", and "Country Album of the Year"

 

 

Hobbies:

 Fishing, Golf, Playing on the PC, NASCAR

 

 

Goals and Ambitions:

Spend more time writing songs. Live life like it's not a rehearsal. Contentment