Betty Lee is a name pleasantly familiar to country music fans. Betty has been singing since childhood. She was born in Wisconsin.
She started her professional career on WEBC in Duluth while she was in high school. She then joined the Chuck Carson Show on channel 9 in Minneapolis. Soon she had her own show; "The Country Jamboree with Betty Lee" in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Then it was on to "The Betty Lee Show" on KLPR-TV in Oklahoma City. She was a regular on "The Big 8 Jamboree" on KTUL-TV in Tulsa, Betty has also appeared on many "Grand Old Oprey" road shows and guest TV appearances around the nation working with many top stars.
Betty is most proud of an award from her fellow singers... the very first award in the Northwest for "Best Female Vocalist of the Year".
In 1992 she joined a television show produced by Joe and Kathy Jensen. The Midwest Country Show is now a weekly stage presentation at a theater in Sandstone, Minnesota.
Her newest venture is a collaboration with the Mittlestandts in song writing and recording. These new original songs are recorded at Dick Driscollís Mystery Ranch Studios.
Author - Sandra F. Mittlestadt Stone Ridge Music Copyright -1998
A Special Song to Betty LeeI have a country gal That done me proud She sang a song I wrote For a "Midwest Country" crowd My song - "When the Candle Flickers" A Nashville hit - may never be Thats not important She sang my song for me She took my simple poem And arranged what was wrong She put my words to music And sang my new song She did it with Grace With the "Rose Family" band From a "Midwest Country" stage To Sandstone country fans She sang in perfect time Every note in its place She sang from her soul She put a smile on every face I have a friend for life A gal that done me proud She sang a song I wrote To a "Midwest Country" crowd She took my simple poem And arranged what was wrong She put my words to music And sang my new song She sang from her heart With the "Rose Family" band From a "Midwest Country" stage Pleasing every music fan My song "When the Candle Flickers" A Nashville hit - - may never be Thats not important She sang my song - for me -