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Ellen Muriel Deason (August 30, 1919 – July 16, 2012), known professionally as Kitty Wells, was an American country music singer. Her 1952 hit recording, "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels", made her the first female country singer to top the U.S. country charts, and turned her into the first female country star. Her Top 10 hits continued until the mid-1960s, inspiring a long list of female country singers who came to prominence in the 1960s.
Waylon Jennings - Born in Littlefield, Texas. American country music singer, songwriter, and musician. In 2001 he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In 2007 he was posthumously awarded the Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award by the Academy of Country Music.