A multi-talented entertainer who combined God-given talents with hard work is no other than Louise Mandrell. Today, Louise celebrates her life at 64. Let’s all wish her a happy birthday!
The younger sister of country music artist Barbara Mandrell possesses musical talents that helped her put her name in the history of country music. While she may not have achieved the same success that her older sister reached, Louise was undeniably one of the more successful female vocalists of the 1980’s. Aside from the fact that she came from a family of musicians, Louise did her part to hone her various skills in music. At a young age, she and her sisters started to display inclination toward playing musical instruments.
In 1981, a huge portion of American citizens fell in love with her as she surprised the world with her musical abilities. Her appearance on the renowned television show of her sister, Barbara Mandrell and The Mandrell Sisters, turned her into an “overnight sensation.” Since then, the singer went on working with some of country music’s biggest names including Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, and The Oak Ridge Boys, among others.
Watch The Mandrell Sisters showcasing their incredible musical talents.
Her Notable Songs and TV Appearances
The name Louise Mandrell gained prominence in the country music industry in the 1980’s. Following her signing with RCA Records in 1981, Louise went on to produce records and a string of hits that charted on the country music charts. Among her Top 10 songs at the middle of the decade were “I’m Not Through Loving You Yet,” Maybe My Baby,” and “Save Me,” among others. Such hits further established her recording reputation. Throughout the 1990’s Louise continued touring and performing. In addition to that, the singer made countless appearances on various TV shows and programs including The CMA and ACM Awards, The Tonight Show with Johnny Cash, and on Hee Haw.
Listen to one of Louise popular hits called “Save Me.”
Other Engagements and Present Life
Toward the end of the ’90’s, Louise put up her own theater Pigeon Forge in an attempt to attain a perfect family and career balance. Such decision enabled her to spend quality time with her loved ones while still pursuing her passion. Her signature theater served as an avenue for continuous use and display of her musical talents. Louise made another big decision in 2005 when she has to go back to Nashville. This obliged her to close her haven for almost ten years.
At present, Louise continues to appear in the entertainment world. She still does some recordings, attends charity events, and has several speaking engagements. Her involvement in various activities allows her to continue entertaining her fans using her musical skills.
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