Louise Massey Mabie

Louise grew up on a ranch but was raised to be a musician. Along with her two brothers and husband, she performed as Louise and The Westerners, becoming stars on NBC for nineteen years until retiring. Louise wrote “White Azaleas,” which sold 3 million copies, and “My Adobe Hacienda,” listed simultaneously on the Lucky Strike Hit Parade and the Hillbilly Hit Parade. She was admitted into the Smithsonian Institution Broadcaster’s Library in 1976.

1982 Cowgirl Honoree – New Mexico