Pioneer country performer. Born August 30, 1919. Real name: Muriel Ellen Deason. Began career in 1934 as part of the Deason Sisters. Married Johnnie Wright in 1937 and became part of the act, Johnnie Wright and the Harmony Girls. In 1939 traveled and performed with the newly organized duo of Johnnie & Jack (Johnnie Wright and Jack Anglin). Recorded the breakthrough song "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels," in 1952 as Kitty Wells. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame.
From the description of Oral History interview with Kitty Wells and Johnnie Wright; 1991 May 22; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1991 May 22. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841357
Kitty Wells, Anglo-American country music performer.
From the description of Collection, n.d. WorldCat record id: 27043521