(TOMS RIVER, NJ) --Sixty years after her death, Patsy Cline remains among the top five female country singers of all time. The Ocean County Library presents international singing star Maggie Worsdale’s tribute, “CRAZY About Patsy Cline” with performances at the Berkeley, Plumsted, Upper Shores, Brick, and Lakewood Branches in March.
Patsy Cline rocketed to fame in 1957 with her nationally-televised rendition of “Walking After Midnight.” She helped popularize the Nashville sound with hits such as “Crazy” and “I Fall to Pieces,” before a plane crash took her life in 1963.
Maggie Worsdale has performed in concert halls, cabarets, and jazz venues throughout the US and Europe, released four studio albums, and appears on several more. She is also the lead singer of the jazz revue band, Sweet Whiskey. will share little-known stories about the singer’s life and career, and perform Cline’s songs in her inimitable jazz-country style.
Berkeley Branch, 30 Station Road, Bayville, (732) 269-2144 - 2:00pm Monday, March 20
Plumsted Branch, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, (609) 758-7888 - 2:00pm Tuesday, March 21