Personalities | Jeanne Pruett | Mainstream Country

(Vocals, songwriter, b. 1937)

Alabama-born Norma Jean Bowman moved to Nashville with her husband, Jack Pruett (guitarist with Marty Robbins for 14 years), in 1956. In 1963, she became a songwriter for Robbins, gaining her own record deal with Decca in 1971. ‘Satin Sheets’ (1973) was her biggest hit, a three-week No. 1 that also made the pop Top 30. A 1979 sequel, ‘Please Play Satin Sheets For Me’, was a minor hit on her short-lived comeback.

Styles & Forms | Mainstream Country
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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