The Patsy Cline Calendar - February

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  • On February 5, 1956, the single "I love you, honey" / "Come on in" (Coral 61583) was released on the Coral label.

  • In February 1956, Patsy started dating "Jumbo" Rinker again, even though the separation from Gerald wasn't yet official.

  • Patsy's first big hit, "Walkin' after midnight", was released by Decca on February 11, 1957. On the flip side was "A poor man's roses" (Decca 30221).

  • Patsy appeared on the Grand Ole Opry on February 16, 1957, and brought the house down. She sang "Walkin' after midnight".

  • In February 1959 Charlie got his honorable discharge from the army, and returned to his old linotype job at the Winchester Star. Patsy, Charlie and Julie move to 127 Martin Lane.

  • The single "Yes, I understand" / "Cry not for me" (Decca 30846) was released on February 23, 1959.

  • February 1962 was a busy month for Patsy. She did four recording sessions, recording a total of 14 songs. And because of the demand for public appearances, she spent so little time at home, that she hardly had time to unpack her bags before the next engagement. By this time she preferred to record during the evenings, so that she could spend as much time as possible with the kids.

  • On February 22, 1962, Patsy appears on Dick Clark's American Bandstand, lip sicing "She's got you".

  • Patsy did two of her last dates in Lima and Toledo, Ohio, on February 22 and 23, 1963.

  • On February 1, 1964, Decca released the EP "How can I face tomorrow" / "Love, love, love me honey do" / "I'm blue again" / "I'm moving along" (ED-2768).

  • The single "Your kinda love" / "Someday you'll want me to want you" (Decca 31588) was released on February 20, 1964.

  • The famous live version of "Just a closer walk with Thee", which is included in the 4 CD collection, was released as a single on the Kapp label, on February 10, 1965. The number is K-659. The song is devided into two parts, the first on the A side and the second on the B side.