Ron’s Golden Oldies – Featuring – Brenda Lee

On Ron’s Golden Oldies this week…

This week featuring Brenda Lee who launched her career this week in 1959 with her classic hit “Sweet Nuthin’s. The show is on air this Thursday 11th August from 12 noon – 4pm on Northside Radio FM99.3

Brenda Mae Tarpley (born December 11, 1944), known professionally as Brenda Lee, is an American singer. Performing rockabilly, pop and country music, she 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 known for her 1960 hit “I’m Sorry” and 1958’s “Rockin Around The Christmas Tree”, which has become a Christmas standard. Her career launched in August 1959 with her “Sweet Nuthin’s”, with 16 hits on Australian charts, including 4 top 10s. At 4 ft 9 inches tall (approximately 145 cm), she received the nickname “Little Miss Dynamite” in 1957, after recording the song “Dynamite” when she was 12, and was one of the earliest pop stars to have a major contemporary international following.

Ron will play many of her hits on the show this Thursday along with more 1950s & 60s JUKEBOX HITS, featuring the big names of the Billboard Hot 100 and our own early Top 40 charts.

Tune in, (or stream via this Thursday, noon to 4pm right here on Northside Radio text requests welcome on 0418 246812

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