Country Artists We’ve Lost in 2011: Billie Jo Spears
In December 2011, Billie Jo Spears died at her home in Vidor, Texas at the age of 74. Spears was best known for her No. 1 hit 'Blanket on the Ground,' but also for 'Mr. Walker, It's All Over' in 1969. She released over a dozen Top 20 hits during the '70s and remained an active touring act until just recently. In 2005, Spears released her final album called 'I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry' at the age of 68.