‘F’ Is for Janie Fricke – Top Country Artists A to Z
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 17:11
By Billy Dukes Taste of Country
The two-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year beat out some tough competition to be named the best at letter ‘F.’ There weren’t many female artists more popular during the early-to-mid-80s than the ‘It Ain’t Easy Bein’ Easy’ singer. She scored six No. 1 hits in the span of three years and would go on to notch over 20 Top 20 hits including ‘Tell Me a Lie’ and ‘Always Have, Always Will.’
Janie Fricke made a name for herself in Nashville as one of the most requested back-up singers for the likes of Crystal Gayle, Ronnie Milsap, and Eddie Rabbitt to name a few.Her duets with Johnny Duncan brought her to the attention of the music makers and got her a solo recording contract. Today’s KLAW Classic is one of her own favorites. From 30 years ago today, here’s ‘It Ain’t Easy Being Easy’. Full article HERE.