If you want to continue to explore the fascinating world of " WandaVision ," we have you covered with some inspired recommendations. Watch the video. Sign In. Up 19, this week. Soundtrack Music Department Actress. Born January 9, , in Paintsville, Kentucky, Crystal Gayle moved with her family to Wabash, Indiana, when she was still quite young. Her music career was given a big boost by her older sister, country superstar Loretta Lynn. Loretta thought that Crystal's real name of Brenda Gail Webb was not quite "classy" enough, and after noticing a sign for Filmography by Job Trailers and Videos. Share this page:.
Not finding success with the arrangement after several years, and with Lynn as one of her biggest supporters, Gayle decided to move on. She signed a new record contract and began recording with Nashville producer Allen Reynolds. Gayle's new sound was sometimes referred to as middle-of-the-road MOR or country pop , and was part of a bigger musical trend by many country artists of the s to appeal to a wider audience. Subsequently, Gayle became one of the most successful crossover artists of the s and 80s. Gayle began her career in the s performing as a background singer in Lynn's band. Lynn helped her sign a recording contract with Decca Records in Having minor success, she was encouraged to develop her own musical identity. Under the direction of producer Reynolds at United Artists Records , Gayle shifted towards a country pop style that was more successful. In , " Wrong Road Again " became Gayle's first major hit.
January 1, January 9. Her older sister was future superstar and Grand Ole Opry member Loretta Lynn, though Loretta had already left home by the time Brenda was born.