Country music legend Patsy Montana takes the stage at the age of 77 for a live performance of her signature song “I Want to be a Cowboy’s Sweetheart” back in 1986.
“And the first woman in country western to have a million seller…Patsy Montana!” says the announcer to introduce Patsy as she takes the stage.
She starts off her performance with a series of enthusiastic “yodels” before transitioning into her country classic. While her performance was short, Patsy charmed the crowd into a wild round of applause.
“I Want to be a Cowboy’s Sweetheart” was recorded in 1935 by Montana and was the first country song by a female artist to sell more than one million copies. Montana wrote the song the year prior when she was lonely and missing her boyfriend.
Watch the rare piece of history that changed the game for female country music artists in the video below!
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