Janis Darlene Martin was an American rockabilly and country music singer. She was one of the few women working in the male-dominated rock and roll music field during the 1950s and one of country music’s early female innovators. Martin was nicknamed the Female Elvis for her dance moves on stage, similar to those of Elvis Presley.
|Birth name:||Janis Darlene Martin|
|Born:||March 27, 1940|
|Origin:||Sutherlin, Virginia, United States|
|Died:||September 03, 2007|
|Genres:||Rockabilly, country, rock and roll|
|IMDb:||Janis Martin’s IMDb|
About Janis Martin
American rockabilly and country music singer who was one of country music’s early female innovators. Her song “Drugstore Rock n’ Roll” sold over 750,000 records.
She was asked to play at the same show as Cowboy Copas and Sunshine Sue.
She was nicknamed the Female Elvis for her funky dance moves on stage.
Her mother was a stage mother, and her father and uncle were also musicians.
Her musical and dancing styles were compared to those of Elvis Presley.
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- Country musicians from Virginia
- American country rock singers
- American rockabilly musicians
- Female rock singers
- RCA Victor artists
- American female country singers
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