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Brenda Lee

Brenda Lee

American singer and recording artist
A dexterous singer with a big voice who found success even while jumping from rockabilly to country to novelty rockers to world-weary ballads.
BornDecember 11, 1944
HometownAtlanta, Georgia, United States
Net worth$20 million
Height4'9" (1.45m)
SpouseRonnie Shacklett
ChildrenJolie Shacklett, Julie Shacklett
ParentsAnnie Grayce Yarbrough, Ruben Tarpley
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Videos

Brenda Lee's iconic song stays #1 for second straight week, locals honor her legacy the week of her 79th birthday

It’s the 65-year-old Christmas song that some people just can’t live without. Brenda Lee’s iconic “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” song is #1 on the billboard for the second straight week. And on the week of her 79th birthday, her legacy is being honored at the Music Memories Museum in Swainsboro–which is full of items Bright has been collecting.
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Albums

Brenda Lee Christmas
Brenda Lee Christmas
1991
Winning Hand
Winning Hand
1982
Little Miss Dynamite
Little Miss Dynamite
2012
Rocks
Rocks
2011
Classic Album Collection Plus
Classic Album Collection Plus
2011
Best of Brenda Lee [Universal]
Best of Brenda Lee [Universal]
2009
Brenda Lee [Magic]
Brenda Lee [Magic]
2009
Brenda Lee [Rhino]
Brenda Lee [Rhino]
2007
16 Greatest Hits
16 Greatest Hits
2005
Little Miss Dynamite [Bear Family]
Little Miss Dynamite [Bear Family]
1997
Rockin' Around
Rockin' Around
1995
EP Collection
EP Collection
1995
Jingle Bell Rock
Jingle Bell Rock
1995
Greatest Hits Live
Greatest Hits Live
1991
Brenda Lee [1991]
Brenda Lee [1991]
1991
Anthology (1956-1980)
Anthology (1956-1980)
1991
In Concert: I'm Sorry
In Concert: I'm Sorry
1990
In Concert: Recorded with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra [DVD]
In Concert: Recorded with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra [DVD]
1978
Brenda Lee Story (Her Greatest Hits)
Brenda Lee Story (Her Greatest Hits)
1974