Country singer Lucille Starr mastered yearning ballads and rockabilly yelps
Nicholas Jennings, The Globe and Mail, 10 May 2020
SHE WAS Canada's consummate country music queen: petite, buxom and with towering hair to match a voice that could scale heartbreaking heights. Beginning in the late 1950s and early '60s, Lucille Starr was also a trailblazer, singing in both English and her native French while becoming the first Canadian woman to sell one million records and the first to perform at Nashville's famous Grand Ole Opry.
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