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Country singer Lynn Anderson dies at 67; Grammy winner was known for 'Rose Garden'

Country singer Lynn Anderson dies at 67; Grammy winner was known for 'Rose Garden'

Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67. A statement from the family said Anderson died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday. Her publicist said the cause of death was cardiac arrest. Anderson first soaked up the national spotlight as a young singer on "The Lawrence Welk Show" between 1967 and 1969. Although she was signed to an independent label, the exposure helped her nab a deal with Columbia Records in Nashville. "He was absolutely wholesome," she said of Welk in a 1987 interview with the Associated Press. "He...

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