Brenda Lee is an American performer and the top-charting female vocalist of the 1960s. She sang rockabilly, pop and country music, and had 47 US chart hits during the 1960s, and is ranked fourth in that decade surpassed only by Elvis Presley, The Beatles and Ray Charles. She is best known for her 1960 hit "I'm Sorry", and 1958's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree", a US holiday standard for more than 50 years.
Brenda Lee aged 13 and Elvis Presley - This was Brenda's first Grand Old Opry Performance; December 1957 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. She met Elvis Presley for the first time which is said to be one of her fondest memories.
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