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Kitty Wells, the "Queen of Country Music," Dies at 92

Kitty Wells, the first female country music superstar, has died, according to The Associated Press. She was 92.
Wells died in her Nashville home on Monday from complications following a stroke.

Wells was born Ellen Muriel Deason in Nashville and began playing the guitar at the age of 14. In 1938, at the age of 20, she married Johnnie Wright and the two soon began touring. She took her stage name from the folk song "Sweet Kitty Wells."

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Year Title Description
2010 The Marty Stuart Show: Episode Episode, Guest
1989 Hee Haw: Episode Episode, Guest
1975 Hee Haw: Episode Episode, Guest
1965 Second Fiddle To A Steel Guitar Movie, Actor
Dolly: Episode Episode, Performer

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