1950s EASY-POP Songs and Singers...on the verge of Rock 'n Roll
EASY-POP hit single during the 50s: Billy 1958
Kathy Linden also had a hit withGoodbye Jimmy, Goodbyein 1959.
Recording career with hits on the charts: 1958-1962
Record Labels: Felsted, Monument, Capitol
Cute, sweet and sexy Kathy Linden was a pop
singer from Moorestown Township, New Jersey. She possessed a breathy, childish voice even though she was a married woman and already in her 20s in 1958.
Kathy Linden scored two hits on the U.S. charts late in the 1950s. The
first, Billy, was a song originally written in 1911, but given a new pop arrangement. The second was Goodbye Jimmy, Goodbye, a folk-flavored song. Both singles were released on Felsted Records and featured Joe Leahy's