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Kathy Mattea

February 17, 1992 OH237 46 min.


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).

Interview Summary

1992 February 17
(46 minutes)
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.

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