Country music performer. Born June 21, 1959. Successful recording artist. Awards include, Country Music Association (CMA) Female Vocalist of the Year, 1989 and 1990, and a 1983 Grammy Award for her album Good News. Her list of hits includes “Love at the Five and Dime” (1986), “Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses” (1989), and “Where’ve You Been” (1990).
1992 February 17
Country performer Kathy Mattea talks about the artistic development of her career. Discussion includes her early musical influences; her move to Nashville and the decision to pursue a music career; her start as a demo singer; her first recording contract; developing her style as a country artist; and new artistic directions for her career.