Kendall, Jeannie


  • From St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 1969, began performing with her father Royce in a popular country duo called “The Kendalls.”
  • 1977, scored first number one hit record, “Heaven’s Just a Sin Away.” Won a Grammy (Best Country Vocal Performance) and a CMA Award for Single of the Year.
  • Recorded for now-defunct Ovation Records, also Mercury and MCA/Curb Records.
  • 1998, the Kendalls signed with Rounder Records to record a bluegrass album but Royce died before the album was finished. Jeannie finished the album on her own and Jeannie Kendall was released in 2003.