K. T. Oslin

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K. T. Oslin
Born
Kay Toinette Oslin

(1942-05-15)May 15, 1942[1]
DiedDecember 21, 2020(2020-12-21) (aged 78)
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actress
  • producer
Years active1966–2015
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • keyboards
Labels
Associated acts

Kay Toinette Oslin (May 15, 1942 – December 21, 2020)[2] was an American country music singer-songwriter. She was best known for her 1987 top-ten hit country single "80's Ladies". Oslin was born in Crossett, Arkansas. She won three Grammy Awards (one in 1988 and two in 1989).

In June 2015, she was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Oslin died on December 21, 2020, a week after being diagnosed with COVID-19 in Nashville, Tennessee, aged 78.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Trott, Walt (1998). The Encyclopedia of Country Music. Oxford University Press. pp. 300–01. ISBN 9780199920839.
  2. "BREAKING: Iconic Singer-Songwriter K.T. Oslin Passes". Musicrow.com. 21 December 2020. Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  3. "K.T. Oslin, Country Singer-Songwriter of '80's Ladies,' Dead at 78". Retrieved 21 December 2020.