Everyone needs a certain appreciation for the classics – those songs that inspired the Texas and Nashville tunes we hear today. There was a certain honesty in songwriting back in the day that deserves to be recognized and remembered.

Skeeter Davis originally showed up on the music scene as a duo with her sister Betty Jack in the 1950s. However, the Davis Sisters had a short run and tragic ending when Betty Jack died in a car accident in 1953. Several years later, Skeeter got back on her horse and began her very successful career as a solo female vocalist in country music.

And in case you didn't know, Skeeter Davis is highly influenced the crossover between the country and pop genres back in the 1960s…so now ya know!