Tanya Tucker At Grand Ole Opry Country Music Show - Nashville
Country singer and songwriter Tanya Tucker has been entertaining fans of the genre since 1972. Born in 1958 in Seminole, Texas, Tucker spent most of her early childhood in Willcox, Arizona, a town whose only radio station played country music. When she was just eight years old, Tucker already knew that what she wanted to be was a country singer. After spending time appearing in the film Jeremiah Johnson and singing at fairs, Tucker made her country music debut when she sang alongside Mel Tillis. In 1969, her family moved to Vegas, where she was able to regularly perform. Tucker was just a teenager when she was signed on to Columbia Records.