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Tanya Tucker is an American country music singer. Tucker may be best remembered for her debut single and trademark song "Delta Dawn," which she released at the age of 13. It became a Top Ten Country hit. She became the youngest Country singer to have a major hit song on the Country charts. Her chart success has spanned well into the 2000s.
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Tanya Tucker was born in Seminole, Texas, to Beau and Juanita Tucker. She grew up in Willcox, and Phoenix, Arizona, and started singing by the age of 6. She recorded her first hit, "Delta Dawn", at the age of 13. "Delta Dawn" went to #6 on the country music charts; some time later, the song was a #1 U.S. pop hit for Helen Reddy. By age 15, Tanya Tucker had a Grammy nomination, a Greatest Hits package and had appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. At 14, she became the second female country music artist to have a #1 country single as a teenager with the song "What's Your Mama's Name".
Tanya Tucker's other # 1 hits include: "Blood Red and Goin' Down" (1973); "Would You Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone)" (1974); "Lizzie and the Rainman" and "San Antonio Stroll" (1975); "Here's Some Love" (1976); "Just Another Love" (1986); "I Won't Take Less Than Your Love" (a trio with Paul Davis and Paul Overstreet), "If It Don't Come Easy" and "Strong Enough to Bend" (1988); and "Two Sparrows in a Hurricane" (1992).
Tanya Tucker received the Top New Female Vocalist award from the Academy of Country Music in 1972 and the Female Vocalist of the Year award from the Country Music Association in 1991. She has three children, Presley Tanita, Beau Grayson and Layla Lacosta, and is an avid competitor in cutting horse competitions. Tanya Tucker has a brother, Donald, and an older sister, LaCosta Tucker. LaCosta, who had several hits on the country charts in the 70's and early 80's, toured with her sister in 1989.
Tanya Tucker starred in her own reality show, "Tuckerville", on The Learning Channel in 2005. Gretchen Wilson makes reference to Tanya Tucker in her hit song "Redneck Woman".