For one night only in Branson, country music legend Tanya Tucker will perform her great hits like "Delta Dawn” and “If it Don't Come Easy.”
Tucker spent most of her childhood in Willcox, Arizona, where the only music station that played was a country station. Growing up attending Ernest Tubb and Mel Tillis concerts, she decided at a young age that she wanted to be a country singer. She auditioned for a role in the film, Jeremiah Johnson, which led to her musical break out around the same time, and performed at the Arizona State Fair in Phoenix.
Later on in her younger years, Tanya performed with Mel Tillis, who was taken by her skills as a singer and allowed her to sing onstage with him. She recorded her demo tape and caught the attention of Dolores Fuller, who sent the demo to Billy Sherrill and Tanya was signed to Columbia Records. At the age of 13, she debuted with the song, “Delta Dawn” and she became a sensation. After that, she released many singles, including the top ten hit, “Love's the Answer,” and “What's Your Mama's Name,” which was a number one hit.
From 1973 to 1994, Tanya Tucker was nominated for Grammy awards 9 times, and over the years received the following awards:
Awards and Accolades1972:
Academy of Country Music Awards- Top New Female Vocalist
Music City News Country- Most Promising Female Artist of the Year
Country Music Association Awards- Female Vocalist of the Year
Academy of Country Music Awards- Video of the Year for “Two Sparrows in a Hurricane”
CMT- June Artist of the Month
Country Music Association Awards- Album of the Year for Common Thread: The Songs of the Eagles
Country Weekly's Golden Pick- Tomorrow's Legend
CMT- March Artist of the Month
CMT's 40 Greatest Women of Country Music (No. 20 ranking)
With so much success, Tanya Tucker is considered a country legend. Don't miss out on her sultry performance in Branson!