Known as the Queen of Nashville’s Hickory Records at the peak of her career between 1961-1972, Sue had two dozen of her 130 singles made the Billboard country, pop and adult charts. Sue turns 87 today!!!!
Originally from Nevada, Missouri, Sue has recorded for Mercury, Decca and Columbia labels. Performing at both North Hollywood’s Palomino Club and Las Vegas’ Gold Nugget during the course of her career, she has associated with many prominent country stars, among them,Anita Kerr, Boots Randolph, Johnny Cash, Ella Fitzgerald, Loretta Lynn, Elvis Presley, Patti Page, Sammy Davis, Jr.and Don Gibson.
Here is Sue Thompson performing one of her hits, Norman…..
Sue is currently working on her memoirs, returning to record in the studio and also performing!!!