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Patsy Cline Fans Observe The 81st Anniversary Of Her Birth

Patsy Cline Fans Observe The 81st Anniversary Of Her Birth

Fans of Patsy Cline gathered near Winchester Sunday to celebrate the life and legacy of one of Virginia’s most famous singers. Members of the “Always Patsy Cline Fan Organization” came from across the U.S. and parts of Canada for the annual event. About 40 fan club members held a ceremony Sunday next to her grave in Shenandoah Memorial Park in Frederick County. The cemetery is adjacent to the Patsy Cline Memorial Highway. Cline was born 81 years ago this weekend and had her first national hit “Walking After Midnight” in 1957. You can hear a few seconds of that song by clicking the button at the bottom of this article. Cline’s best known songs were “Crazy” and “I Fall To Pieces.” She was the first female solo act who was selected for the Country Music Hall of Fame. Cline was inducted ten years after her March 1963 death in a Tennessee plane crash.