Brenda Lee

Brenda Lee
Photo Credit: crown022002
Age: 71
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Rockin` Around the Christmas Tree

Brenda Mae Tarpley (born December 11, 1944), known as Brenda Lee, is an American performer and the top-charting solo female vocalist of the 1960s. She sang rockabilly, pop and country music, and had 47 US chart hits during the 1960s, and is ranked fourth in that decade surpassed only by Elvis Presley, the Beatles and Ray Charles. She is perhaps best known in the United States for her 1960 hit "I'm Sorry", and 1958's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree", a United States holiday standard for more than 50 years. Wikipedia

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150 Credits »
1980 Smokey and the Bandit II Nice Lady
1961 The Two Little Bears Tina Davis
1955 Navy Log Korean Girl
1953 Make Room for Daddy Janine Poloka
1951 The Red Skelton Hour Guest
2012 Call the Midwife -
2012 Moeder, ik wil bij de revue -
2011 American Horror Story -
2010 Rock & Chips -
2009 An Education -
2009 Lokakuun valoa -


617 Songs »
1 Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree 1993
2 I'm Sorry 1987
3 Jingle Bell Rock 2007
4 Sweet Nothin's 1960
5 Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
6 Break It To Me Gently 1963
7 All Alone Am I 1963
8 Dynamite 1987
9 Dum Dum 1961
10 Emotions 1987
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)



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Brenda Lee is married to Ronnie Shacklett.
Ronnie Shacklett
  • Commenced Dating: 1962
  • Date Married: 24 April 1963
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