Ollie Imogene "Jean" Shepard was an American honky tonk singer-songwriter who pioneered for women in country music. Shepard released a total of 73 singles to the Hot Country Songs chart, one of which reached the No. 1 spot.
NASHVILLE — Jean Shepard, “the grand lady of the Grand Ole Opry” who had a long recording career as an influential female in country music, died Sunday, according to an Opry spokeswoman. Shepard was 82. […]
(Written by Jeane Mosher – Lorraine Wilson). Issued on SINGLE 4640 B. From LP "The Best Of Jean Shepard" (1963). Recorded 10 May 1961* [no. 10068, 10:00-13:00] Bradley Film & Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. […]