Brenda Lee

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Brenda Lee
Photo Credit: crown022002
Age: 72
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


From this profile you will find 67 photos, 2 photo albums, 16 quotes, 9 trivia items, 4 magazines, 82 lists, 215 albums, 636 songs, 157 film credits, 20 news stories, 1 relationship, and key facts about Brenda Lee!

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Brenda Lee is a member of the following lists: Living people, American female singers, American pop singers, American rock singers, Female rock singers, United States Army soldiers, American country singers, People from Atlanta, Georgia, 1944 births and Sony/ATV Music Publishing artists.

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636 Songs »
1 I'm Sorry 1987
3 Jingle Bell Rock 1964
2 Jingle Bell Rock 2007
4 Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
5 Sweet Nothin's 1960
6 Break It To Me Gently
7 All Alone Am I
8 Dynamite 1987
9 Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree 1993
10 Dum Dum 1961
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)



A lot of people thought I'd died, because of your coverage, they know I'm still around.

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Dating History

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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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