The Patsy Cline Calendar - August

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  • On August 16, 1889, Patsy's father Samuel Lawrence Hensley was born.

  • In August 1956, Patsy and Charlie attended The National Country Music Championship.

  • On Aug 5, 1957, Patsy's first LP, "Patsy Cline" (Decca DL-8611) was released.

  • On August 12, 1957, the single "Three cigarettes in an ashtray" / "A stranger in my arms" (Decca 30406) was released.

  • The Decca single "I can see an angel" / "Never no more" (30706) was released on August 18, 1958.

  • Patsy's and Charlie's daughter Julie was born on Aug 25, 1958, at the Winchester Memorial Hospital.

  • In August 1959, Patsy, Charlie and Julie moved to Nashville.

  • On August 1, 1960, the single "Crazy dreams" / "There he goes" (Decca 31128) was released.

  • August 1961 was a productive month for Patsy. Four recording sessions took place that month, for a total of 14 songs. The most significant is of course the one that took place on Aug 21, in which only one song was recorded: "Crazy"... For more info on the recording sessions, go to the recording sessions page.

  • On Aug 6, 1962, the LP "Sentimentally Yours" (Decca DL-4282/DL-74282) was released.

  • On August 5, 1963, the single "Faded love" / "Blue moon of Kentucky" (Decca 31522) was released.

  • On Aug 5, 1968, the single "You made me love you" / "Too many secrets" (Decca 25738) was released.

  • MCA released the single "Crazy arms" / "Pick me up on your way down" (60102) on Aug 6, 1973.

  • On Aug 1, 1980, MCA released the single "Always" / "I'll sail my ship alone" (41303).