Country singer Billie Jo Spears
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Country singer Billie Jo Spears dies aged 74

Country singer Billie Jo Spears, best known for her 1975 hit Blanket on the Ground, has died at the age of 74.

The sultry-voiced singer, who had 25 Top 40 country hits between 1969 and 1984, died at her home in Vidor, Texas on Wednesday, according to reports.

  • 15 Dec 2011