Janie Marie Fricke (born December 19, 1947 in South Whitley, Indiana), also known as Janie Frickie, is an American country music singer, best remembered for a series of country music hits in the early- to mid-1980s.
Fricke was one of the most popular female country singers of the 1980s, producing a string of hits and proving herself a versatile vocalist with a particular flair for ballads.
She won the Country Music Association's "Female Vocalist of the Year" awards in 1982 and 1983.
- ↑ Country Music Magazine Editors, The Comprehensive Country Music Encyclopedia (Times Books, 1994), p. 131: "later changed the spelling of her name to Frickie, since everyone mispronounced it anyway."
- ↑ Janie Fricke at Allmusic