One of musicís best song stylists, Crystal Gayle, in an unforgettable sixty minutes of music which includes her popular Donít It Make Your Brown Eyes Blue as well as Half the Way, Talking In Your Sleep, When I Dream, Why Have You Left the One You Left Me For and more.
In 1999 "Donít It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" was recognized by ASCAP as being one of the ten most performed songs of the 20th century. This groundbreaking HBO concert special has been viewed by millions.While still in school, she signed her first recording contact.
Her debut single, "Iíve Cried The Blue Right Out Of My Eyes," was written by Loretta Lynn (already a star) and reached the Top 20 on the national country music charts. Three more singles were released over the next three yearsóall making an impact with radio and listeners.
What next emerged was uniquely Crystal. Her warm, resonant vocal styling, individual as a fingerprint, captured the imagination and attention of audiences not usually tuned in and turned on by country music. There was an undeniable sophistication and a beguiling charm about her look and her voice that was a memorable imprint on every audienceóevery listener.
Her first album project began a roll out of smash singles to come. "Wrong Road Again," (her first of many hit singles with producer Allen Reynolds) became her debut Top 10 record. "Iíll Get Over You," became her first #1 single. By her fourth album, "We Must Believe In Magic," Crystal Gayle became the first female artist in country music history to achieve platinum album sales.
Driving the engine of the album was the song that was to become her enduring career signature song to date: "Donít It Make My Brown Eyes Blue." "Brown Eyes" opened the worldís eyes to Crystal Gayle. She became a household name in homes, grand and small, from Louisville to Leningrad.