"Tennessee Waltz" singer Patti Page has died at age 85, reports the Tennessean. Page was a huge star in the 1950s with hits such as "(How Much Is That) Doggy in the Window," but "Waltz" turned into her signature hit and became one of the best-selling records of all time, reports AP. It was also an afterthought: Mercury Records made it the B-side of a Christmas song called "Boogie Woogie Santa Claus."
"I was a kid from Oklahoma who never wanted to be a singer, but was told I could sing," Page said in 1999. "And things snowballed." (Read more Patti Page stories.)