According to, country singer K.T. Oslin has died. It was reported that Oslin had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease since 2015, and moved into an assisted-living facility in 2016. She was diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier this month. The article states it is still unclear how much either contributed to her death. She was 78.

Oslin, born Kay Toinette Oslin in Crossett, Arkansas in 1942,
is best known for her 1987 top ten hit country single “80’s Ladies”, she also had a series of other top-ten country hits during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

By Dw Dunphy

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