Old Female Country Singers
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Old Female Country Singers

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Here you'll see a list of all of the songs I have full tutorial lessons for as well as free demos you can watch and free pdf chord sheets you can download to help you learn 100's of songs.

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Old Female Country Singers
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1. Carlene Carter

Every Little Thing was a hit for Carlene Carter back in 1993 reaching #3 in both Canada and the US.

The song can be found on the album "Little Love Letters".

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, A, G, E, B
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2. Crystal Gayle

I'll Get Over You was a #1 hit for Crystal Gale back in 1976 and her first #1 song. A tough act to follow as her country sister, Loretta Lynn, was already very well established in country music.

This song can be found on the album "Somebody Loves You".

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = root up down up and repeat
  • Picking = No
  • Chords = C, D7, G, Am, Dm
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3. Dottsy

After Sweet Memories Play Born To Lose Again was released by Dottsy in 1977 and peaked at #10 in the US and #6 in Canada. 

The song can be found on her album "Tryin To Satisfy You".

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = root down up root up down up
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = G, C, D, D7
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4. Faith Hill

Let Me Let Go was the 3rd single from her 3rd album entitled "Faith".

Vice Gill sang background vocals on the track and a pop version also appeared in the film Message In A Bottle.

The song topped the country charts in both Canada and the US.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = a few riffs
  • Chords = Esus, E, Ab, Dbm, B, Asus2, Am, A, Abm, Gbm, Adim, Am/C
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5. KD Lang

Save Me was not released as a single from KD Lang's 1992 album "Ingenue", but it did appear in the 2003 Showtime film "Soldier's Girl". 

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down up down up up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = G, Fmaj7, Am, Cmaj7
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6. KT Oslin

Do Ya was written by KT Oslin and was released as a single back in 1987. This song hails from the album "80s Ladies".

It reached #1 in the US.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down - down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = No
  • Chords = G7, C, G, D, A7
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7. Lee Ann Womack

I Hope You Dance is a single from the album of the same name and was a #1 hit for Womack back in 2000.

The song won several awards from the CMA, ACMA and Grammy's for best song.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 3rd fret
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down - down up down up down up  and repeat
  • Picking = a few riffs in the rhythm
  • Chords = Em, C, G, D, Am, Dsus, G6, D7
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8. Lorrie Morgan

Except For Monday is a 1991 single from Lorrie Morgan from her album "Something In Red".

The song reached #4 in the US and #7 in Canada.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = root down root up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = G, C, D, A7, E, A
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9. Lynn Anderson

Rose Garden is usually associated with Lynn Anderson, but the song was written by Joe South and recorded by Billy Joe Royal and Dobie Gray in 1967 and 1969 before Anderson recorded the song.

Her producer didn't think the song was fitting for a female to sing, but eventually was convinced. Good choice as the song was a #1 hit in several countries worldwide and a top 10 in many others.

It can be found on the 1970's album "Rose Garden".

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = root up down up and repeat
  • Picking = just a few riffs
  • Chords = C, D#, F, G, Dm, A#, A7, Fm, F, F/Gb
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10. Patti Page

It's A Sin To Tell A Lie is a song from 1936 and was made popular by Fats Waller.

Over the years the song has been recorded by Bobby Vinton, Vera Lynn, Steve Goodman and many others.

This song is from the album "Page Three - Sings A Collection Of Her Most Famous Songs 1957".

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 3rd fret
  • Rhythm = down down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, Faug, Em, Dm7(9), A7, Gb7, G, E7, Dm(add9), Gm, B7
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11. Suzy Bogguss

Aces is a single from the 1991 album of the same name.

The song peaked at #9 in the US and #6 in Canada in 1992.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = No
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = Yes
  • Chords = D, Gmaj7, A, Em, Gbm, G
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12. Tammy Wynette

Crying In The Rain was a single for Tammy Wynette in 1981 from her album "You Brought Me Back".

The song peaked at #18 in the US and #11 in Canada.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = 1-2 up down up where 1-2 is arpeggio notes of the chords
  • Picking = No
  • Chords = D, G, A, Gb, Bm, Bm/A, Em, A7, E7
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13. Vicki Lawrence

The Night That The Lights Went Out In Georgia was a one hit wonder for Vicki Lawrence back in 1973 when the song went to #1 in both the US and Canada.

The track is from the album of the same name.

  • Drop D Tuning = No
  • Capo = 2nd fret
  • Rhythm = down down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking = No
  • Chords = Am, G, D, E7, Gbm, B7, E, Dbm
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Thanks for stopping by this old female country singers page. There are additional page links below for some of the other artists in the category.

Other Female Country Artists

Alison Krauss | Allison Moorer

Anne Murray | Barbara Mandrell

Bonnie Tyler | Deana Carter

Dolly PartonEmmylou Harris

Kathy Mattea |  Linda Ronstadt

Loretta Lynn | Martina McBride

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Olivia Newton John | Patsy Cline

 Rosanne CashTanya Tucker

The Dixie Chicks | The Judds

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