Janis Martin (Country Singer) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

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Janis Martin

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
Occupation(s): Singer
Years active: 1956–2007
Labels: RCA, Palette
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.

Before Fame

She was asked to play at the same show as Cowboy Copas and Sunshine Sue.

Achievement

She was nicknamed the Female Elvis for her funky dance moves on stage.

Family Life

Her mother was a stage mother, and her father and uncle were also musicians.

Associations

Her musical and dancing styles were compared to those of Elvis Presley.

Information related to Janis Martin

  • 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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Latest information about Janis Martin updated on September 02, 2020.


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