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Brenda Lee
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Age 72
Birthday 11 December, 1944
Birthplace Atlanta, Georgia
Height 4' 9" (145 cm)
Hair Color Dyed Blonde
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Nationality American
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Rockin` Around the Christmas Tree
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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.

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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Songs

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RankTitleYear*
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)

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

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