Jean Shepard, one of the first women to find success in country music as a solo act, died Sunday at age Shepard was a feisty, straight-shooting singer who created a career in an industry where she had few female role models. When Shepard was first driving from town to town playing honky-tonk bars, there were only a couple of other women in country music — Kitty Wells and Minnie Pearl among them — who were putting out music by themselves. More often, the women of country were performing with their husbands or referred to as "girl singers" with bands.
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Ollie Imogene "Jean" Shepard November 21, — September 25, was an American honky-tonk singer-songwriter who pioneered for women in country music. Shepard released a total of 73 singles to the Hot Country Songs chart, one of which reached the number-one spot. She recorded a total of 24 studio albums between —81, and became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in After Kitty Wells ' breakthrough, Shepard quickly followed, and a national television gig and the Opry helped make her a star when few female country singers had enduring success.
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