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|Birth name||Mary Frances Penick|
|Born||December 30, 1931|
|Origin||Dry Ridge, Kentucky, U.S.|
|Died||September 19, 2004 (aged 72)|
|Years active||1952 – 2004|
|Associated acts||Chet Atkins, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Connie Smith, Bobby Bare, Dottie West, George Hamilton IV|
Her best known song is her 1963 hit, The End of the World.
She released 30 studio albums during her musical career.
She died on September 19, 2004 because of breast cancer which she had been battling for years.