Margie Singleton

Margie Singleton

Born Oct 5, 1935

Margaret Louis Ebey, known professionally as Margie Singleton, is an American country music singer and songwriter. In the 1960s, she was a popular duet and solo recording artist, working with country stars George Jones and Faron Young. Singleton had her biggest hit with Young called "Keeping Up With The Joneses" in 1964. She managed a successful solo career in the 1960s.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Margie Singleton.


1935 Birth She was born Margaret Ebey in 1935 in Coushatta, Louisiana. … Read More


1949 13 Years Old In 1949, at the age of 13, she married Shelby Singleton. … Read More
1950 14 Years Old She began to play guitar and write songs as a teenager after the birth of her first child, Stephen Singleton, in 1950.
1955 19 Years Old She had her second son, Sidney Singleton, in 1955.


1957 - 1958 2 More Events
1959 23 Years Old Singleton released another single in 1959 called "Eyes Of Love".
1960 24 Years Old The song gave Singleton her first major hit when it reached the Top 20 in 1960.
1961 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1961, she switched to Mercury Records where her husband Shelby Singleton was a producer. … Read More
1963 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1963, he had another pop hit with another song written by Singleton called "My True Confession".
1964 28 Years Old In 1964, Singleton teamed up with singer Faron Young. … Read More
1965 29 Years Old By 1965, Singleton was divorced from Shelby Singleton. … Read More


1967 31 Years Old In 1967, she moved to her husband's label, Ashley Records. … Read More
1968 32 Years Old She had a Top 60 duet with her husband called "Hangin' On" in 1968. … Read More
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