Skeeter Davis

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Skeeter Davis
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Background information
Birth nameMary Frances Penick
Born(1931-12-30)December 30, 1931
OriginDry Ridge, Kentucky, U.S.
DiedSeptember 19, 2004(2004-09-19) (aged 72)
Genrescountry, pop,
Nashville sound
Years active1952 – 2004
LabelsRCA Records
Mercury Records
Rounder Records
Fortune Records
Associated actsChet Atkins, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Connie Smith, Bobby Bare, Dottie West, George Hamilton IV


Mary Frances Penick (December 30, 1931September 19, 2004) better known by her stage name, Skeeter Davis was an American country music singer.

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.

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