Ketty Lester (born Revoyda Frierson, August 16, 1934) is an American singer and actress, who is known for her 1962 hit single, "Love Letters", which reached the Top 5 of the charts in both the United States and the United Kingdom, and her role in the American television series, Little House on the Prairie.
The daughter of a farmer, she was born in Hope, Arkansas, one of 15 children, and first sang in her church and school choirs. She won a scholarship to study music at San Francisco State College, and in the early 1950s began performing under the name Ketty Lester in the city's Purple Onion club. She later toured Europe as a singer with Cab Calloway's orchestra.
Ketty Lester (as Revoyda Frierson) appeared as a contestant on the December 26, 1957 episode of You Bet Your Life, hosted by Groucho Marx. Lester sang "You Do Something to Me". The chosen category was "MotherЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Love Letters [1962, альбом]
- You Can't Lie to a Liar / River of Salt [1962, сингл]
- Love Letters [сборник]