Rock and Roll Day - Kay Starr
Today we’re grabbing our guitars and leather jackets to celebrate rock and roll! What better time to learn about something new, right? Today’s theme is inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Kay Starr. Her hometown is Dougherty, Oklahoma. Starr began her singing career at the age of 8! By the age of 13, she had a job with a Tennessee radio. She has performed with artists like Frank Sinatra, Bob Crosby, and Charley Bennet’s band, who she travelled the world performing with during World War II. She even received a gold record for her achievements! You can learn more by reading Kay Starr’s Oklahoma Hall of Fame biography.
Know any other Oklahomans that rock? Check out Wanda Jackson, a rock star in her own right!
Keep learning more of Oklahoma’s Story! We hope that you have a fun time at home enjoying this rock star of a day! As always, there’s more to this Oklahoma story, come back tomorrow and we’ll have more for you to explore! Please post pictures of your Rock and Roll Day and share them with us: #ohofathome
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