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Patti Page's 'Tennessee Waltz'

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Patti Page's 'Tennessee Waltz'

Patti Page's 'Tennessee Waltz'

Patti Page's 'Tennessee Waltz'

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NPR's Scott Simon pays tribute to Patti Page's recording of "The Tennessee Waltz." Fifty-five years ago this week the song became the number one hit and then set a record for holding the top spot the longest. It took the Beatles to break that record, more than a decade later.