Jessi Colter

Singer + Songwriter + Headliner
Born May 25, 1943
Age 71
Genres Country music + O...
Instruments Vocals + Piano
Performed With Roy Orbison + Way...
Record Label RCA Records

Jessi Colter is an American country music artist who is best known for her collaboration with her husband, country singer and songwriter Waylon Jennings and for her 1975 country-pop crossover hit "I'm Not Lisa". Jessi Colter was one of the few female artists to emerge from the mid-'70s "outlaw" movement. After meeting her future husband, Colter pursued a career in country music, releasing her first studio LP in 1970, A Country Star is Born.… Read More

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Jessi Colter
Jessi Colter
Age 71


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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jessi Colter.


1943 Birth Born on May 25, 1943.


1969 26 Years Old In 1969 she met and married Waylon Jennings. … Read More
1970 27 Years Old 1 More Event
…  After meeting her future husband, Colter pursued a career in country music, releasing her first studio LP in 1970, A Country Star is Born. … Read More


In 1975, Colter was signed with Capitol Records. … Read More
1976 33 Years Old The lead single from her Jessi album, "It's Morning (And I Still Love You)" was a Top 15 country hit in 1976. … Read More
1977 34 Years Old For the remainder of the decade, Colter toured with her husband Waylon Jennings and released her studio album, Miriam in 1977. … Read More
In 1981, Colter and her husband returned to release a duet album entitled, Leather and Lace.


1984 41 Years Old She released in album in 1984 on the Triad label titled, Rock and Roll Lullaby, produced by Chips Moman. … Read More


1996 53 Years Old In the early 1990s, she focused her attention towards performing and released an album of children's music titled, Jessi Colter Sings Just for Kids: Songs from Around the World in early 1996. … Read More
2000 57 Years Old In 2000, Colter performed on Jenning's live album Never Say Die, released two years before his death in 2002, when he was sixty-four years old.


2006 63 Years Old In 2006, Colter returned to recording with a new studio album released off the Shout! … Read More
2007 64 Years Old In 2007, Colter recorded a duet version of her 1975 hit, "I'm Not Lisa" with Deana Carter on her 2007 album, The Chain. She met Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Duane Eddy in Phoenix. He produced her first record, and she toured with him. They were married in 1962, in Las Vegas, settling in Los Angeles. … Read More
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