South Waikato News - - ENTERTAINMENT -

Jean­nie C Ri­ley be­came the first wo­man to top the Coun­try and Pop Bill­board charts si­mul­ta­ne­ously with her hit Harper Val­ley PTA on this day in 1968.

With the ca­reer-defin­ing hit song, the 23 year old ac­com­plished a cross­over achieve­ment that no other fe­male per­former would match for sev­eral years.

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