Susan Raye

Susan Raye


Susan Raye is an American country music singer. She enjoyed great popularity during the early and mid 1970's and chalked up seven top 10 and nineteen top 40 country hits Susan Raye discography, most notably the song "L.A. International Airport", an international crossover pop hit in 1971. Raye was a protegee of country music singer Buck Owens.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Susan Raye.


1944 Birth Born on October 8, 1944.


1968 23 Years Old She moved to Bakersfield and began singing with Owens in 1968, and soon after she cut her first recordings.
1970 25 Years Old One of these songs, "Put a Little Love in Your Heart," made the Top 30 in 1970. … Read More
1971 26 Years Old Raye's biggest year as a solo artist came in 1971, when she issued three consecutive Top Ten hits: "L.A. International Airport", "Pitty, Pitty, Patter", and "(I've Got A) Happy Heart".
The title track of 1972's My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own also reached the Top Ten. … Read More
1974 29 Years Old In 1974, Raye's album Singing Susan Raye also released a Top 20 hit, a remake of "Stop the World (And Let Me Off)".


1975 30 Years Old Raye's 1975 release "Whatcha Gonna Do With a Dog Like That", became her seventh Top 10 on the Billboard Country Chart and a duet single with Buck Owens, "Love is Strange", placed in the Top 20 that year. … Read More
1976 31 Years Old Susan Raye released her final album on Capitol in 1976, Honey Toast and Sunshine, her first recording session in Nashville. … Read More
1979 34 Years Old Her version of the traditional hymn "Precious Memories" was used in the opening and closing credits of the 1979 film Hardcore. … Read More
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