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Susan Raye
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Susan Raye

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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.

CHILDHOOD

1944 Birth Raye was born in 1944 in Eugene, Oregon. … Read More

TWENTIES

1968 23 Years Old She moved to Bakersfield and began singing with Owens in 1968, and soon after she cut her first recordings. … Read More
1970 25 Years Old Susan Raye's first sessions as Buck Owens's duet partner were released 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". … Read More
1972 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Raye married Owens' drummer Jerry Wiggins in 1972. … Read More
1973 28 Years Old In 1973 Raye's next album, Cheating Game, spawned two singles, one of which (the title track) reached No. 18 on the Billboard Country Chart that year. … 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)".

THIRTIES

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 1 More Event
Susan Raye released her final album on Capitol in 1976, Honey Toast and Sunshine, her first recording session in Nashville.

FORTIES

1985 40 Years Old Returning to the recording studio for the first time in eight years, Susan Raye released the album There and Back in 1985, which produced two more chart singles on Billboard. 1986 saw an additional album, Then and Now. … Read More

FIFTIES

2003 58 Years Old Susan Raye returned to LAX on August 6, 2003 during the 75th anniversary year of LAX. … Read More
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