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Starr in 1999
|Birth name||Katherine Laverne Starks|
July 21, 1922|
Dougherty, Oklahoma, United States
November 3, 2016 (aged 94)|
Beverly Hills, California, United States
|Genres||Traditional pop, jazz|
|Labels||Capitol, RCA Victor|
Katherine Laverne Starks (July 21, 1922 – November 3, 2016), known as Kay Starr, was an American pop and jazz singer. She was popular in the 1940s and 1950s. She is best remembered for introducing two songs that became #1 hits in the 1950s, "Wheel of Fortune" and "The Rock And Roll Waltz".
- "News:"Wheel of Fortune" Singer Kay Starr Dies at 94". Oldies Music. http://www.oldiesmusic.com/news.htm. Retrieved 2016-11-04.