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Patsy Cline: Patsy Cashes In on the C and W Boom

June Harris, Disc, 1 December 1962

LAST WEEK, when 'Heartaches' eased its way into our Top Thirty at 29, Patsy Cline became the first American country and western girl to get the fans behind her with a release over here. Not that she hasn't tried before, but it's only recently that girls AND country songs have begun to make their mark in Britain.

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