Jody Miller

Jody Miller, one of the most versatile singers of her era, died on October 6, 2022. She was 80. As a teenager, she nurtured her singing talent in coffee houses in Oklahoma before moving to Los Angeles. Capitol Records signed her as a folk artist in 1962. She charted a pop single, “He Walks Like a Man,” in 1964 and appeared on American Bandstand. The following year, she placed a Top 5 Country crossover hit with the Grammy-winning “Queen of the House.” Miller received1965 and 1968 nominations for ACM Top New Female Vocalist. With Billy Sherrill producing, an Epic Records contract yielded five more Top 10 hits in the early 1970s. She retired from touring in the 1980s but continued to record gospel albums.