Reba McEntire is truly an America icon as a singer, songwriter and actress. She is a role model for all girls around the world that strive for stardom. Reba starred in her self titled TV sitcom on the WB and ran for six seasons. She also starred in Malibu Country for eighteen episodes on ABC. Reba also has a film career which includes movies Tremors, One Night at McCool’s and Charlotte’s Web.
While in college, Reba’s music career started in 1977 when she released her first album. She was inducted to the Grand Ole Opry January 17, 1986. Reba was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on May 22, 2011.
Best Reba McEntire Songs
2. The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia
Released in 1992
On Album For My Broken Heart
The song was originally performed in 1972 by Vicki Lawrence. The phrase “the night the lights went out in Georgia” refers to the idea that the “light” of justice went out the night an innocent man was killed by the law.
Released in 1991
On Album Rumor Has It
The song was originally performed by Bobbie Gentry in 1969. The song is told from the perspective of a woman named Fancy, approximately thirty-three years old, looking back to the summer she was 18.