Dottie West  American Country Musician

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Dottie West passed away on 4th Sep 1991 aged 58.


Dottie West was previously married to Byron Metcalf (1973 - 1981).


Dottie West is a 58 year old American Country Musician. Born Dorothy Marie Marsh on 11th October, 1932 in McMinnville, Tennessee, USA, she is famous for Miss Country Sunshine in a career that spans 1959–1991. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Dottie West is a member of the following lists: American female country singers, 20th-century American singers and Grammy Award-winning artists.


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Dottie West58 LibraCountry Musician
Byron Metcalf-Percussionist


The Aurora Encounter1986IreneMovie
The Raccoons and the Lost Star1983Melissa RaccoonTV Movie
Skinflint: A Country Christmas Carol1979Annabelle WilliamsTV Movie
Hee Haw Honeys1978DottieTV Show


Posted commentsView all comments (6)

Puppy PrincessSep 21, 2013

1st comment since the 22nd anniversary of her unexpected death!

RatMar 26, 2013

First comment since the 21st anniversary of her death!

MouseAug 7, 2011

Oh, has anybody seen her stories about broken hearts and country songs?

jason elmoreDec 29, 2010

novel Sad Little Pond miss you Dottie

JamieJun 25, 2010

I loved her too, she is my favourite singer and it`s a disgrace she ain`t in the country music hall of fame.

Jason SturgesJan 28, 2009

I loved Dottie west and her music. I thought she was a classy lady! I also loved her duets with Kenny Rogers. She died September 4, 1991 from a car crash. She will be missed. We love you Dottie, You will live on forever in Heaven.

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    Dorothy Marie "Dottie" West (October 11, 1932 – September 4, 1991) was an American country music singer and songwriter. Along with her friends and fellow recording artists Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn, she is considered one of the genre's m...

    Confirmed Relationships1
    Longest Relationship8 yrs
    Shortest Relationship8 yrs
    Average Relationship Length8 yrs
    First Name Dottie
    Last Name West
    Full Name at Birth Dorothy Marie Marsh
    Alternative Name Dorothy Marie Marsh, Dottie West
    Age 58 (age at death) years
    Birthday 11th October, 1932
    Birthplace McMinnville, Tennessee, USA
    Died 4th September, 1991
    Place of Death Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Cause of Death Accident - Automobile
    Build Slim
    Hair Color Red
    Zodiac Sign Libra
    Sexuality Straight
    Religion Christian
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Country Singer
    Occupation Country Musician
    Claim to Fame Miss Country Sunshine
    Music Genre (Text) Country, Country Pop, Country Pop, country pop
    Music Genre Country
    Year(s) Active 1959–1991
    Music Style Country-Pop, Nashville Sound/Countrypolitan
    Music Mood Bittersweet, Earnest, Sentimental, Romantic, Amiable/Good-Natured, Earthy, Sweet, Yearning
    Instrument Vocals, Guitar
    Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, guitar
    Record Label Starday, RCA Victor, United Artists/Liberty, Permian
    Associated Acts Jim Reeves, Don Gibson, Jimmy Dean, Kenny Rogers, Larry Gatlin, Steve Wariner, Shelly West
    Official Websites www,
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