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Ruby Rose Blevins (October 30, 1908 – May 3, 1996), known professionally as Patsy Montana, was an American country music singer, songwriter and actress. Montana was the first female country performer to have a million-selling single with her signature song "I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart", and is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 30, 1908 (Hot Springs), Died May 3, 1996 (San Jacinto)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist, yodeling, violin, guitar, songwriter

Notes: Birth name of Patsy Montana. Subcredited on labels as "The Montana Cowgirl." Birth name of Patsy Montana. Sometimes subcredit on labels is "The Montana Cowgirl." Also performs as "Patsy Montana, The Montana Cowgirl."

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 33 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-59064 10-in. 11/4/1932 Bury me in old Kentucky Jimmie Davis ; Patsy Montana Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Victor BS-59065 10-in. 11/4/1932 Jealous lover Jimmie Davis ; Patsy Montana Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and yodeling vocalist, yodeling, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-59066 10-in. 11/4/1932 Gambler's return Jimmie Davis ; Patsy Montana Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and yodeling instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, yodeling  
Victor BS-59067 10-in. 11/4/1932 Home in Caroline Jimmie Davis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Victor BS-59068 10-in. 11/4/1932 Montana plains Patsy Montana Female vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling lyricist, composer, vocalist  
Victor BS-59069 10-in. 11/4/1932 Sailors sweetheart Patsy Montana Female vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Victor BS-59070 10-in. 11/4/1932 I love my daddy too Patsy Montana Female vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Victor BS-59071 10-in. 11/4/1932 When the flowers of Montana were blooming Patsy Montana Female vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling composer, lyricist, vocalist  
Victor BS-77247 10-in. 12/6/1933 Homesick for my old cabin Rubye Blevins Female vocal solo, with string band and yodeling vocalist, composer, lyricist, yodeling, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-77248 10-in. 12/6/1933 Home corral Rubye Blevins Female vocal solo, with string band and yodeling vocalist, yodeling, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-77249 10-in. 12/6/1933 Montana plains Rubye Blevins Female vocal solo, with string band and yodeling vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, yodeling, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-77250 10-in. 12/6/1933 Waltz of the hills Rubye Blevins Female vocal solo, with string band, whistling, and yodeling vocalist, yodeling, instrumentalist, violin, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-028327 10-in. 10/27/1938 Cowboy's airplane ride Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, yodeling  
Victor D9VB-0408 10-in. 3/8/1949 Need you Buckaroos (Dave Denney) ; Dave Denney ; Patsy Montana Female-male vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0409 10-in. 3/8/1949 I didn't know the gun was loaded Buckaroos (Patsy Montana) ; Patsy Montana Female vocal solo, with string band vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0413 10-in. 3/8/1949 Are you kissin' someone else? Buckaroos (Patsy Montana) ; Dave Denney ; Patsy Montana Female-male vocal duet, with string band vocalist  
Decca 71963 10-in. 4/10/1944 Smile and drive your blues away Patsy Montana vocalist  
Decca 71964 10-in. 4/10/1944 I don't want anyone but you Patsy Montana vocalist  
Decca 71965 10-in. 4/10/1944 Good night soldier Patsy Montana vocalist  
Decca 71966 10-in. 4/10/1944 I've done the best I could Patsy Montana vocalist  
Decca 93651 10-in. 4/24/1941 I'll be waiting for you darling Light Crust Doughboys ; Patsy Montana and her Pardners vocalist  
Decca 93652 10-in. 4/24/1941 Gallopin' to Gallup Light Crust Doughboys ; Patsy Montana and her Pardners vocalist  
Decca 93653 10-in. 4/24/1941 I'll keep on wishing for you Light Crust Doughboys ; Patsy Montana and her Pardners vocalist  
Decca 93654 10-in. 4/24/1941 Blanket me with western skies Light Crust Doughboys ; Patsy Montana and her Pardners vocalist  
Decca 93655 10-in. 4/24/1941 Rodeo queen Light Crust Doughboys ; Patsy Montana and her Pardners vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 33 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Montana, Patsy," accessed January 16, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106682.

Montana, Patsy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 16, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106682.

"Montana, Patsy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 16 January 2022.

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