Betty Jean Robinson (born Betty Jean Rhodes; June 17, 1933 -) is a Christian music singer and songwriter.
2 Personal life,
5 Awards and honors,
Rhodes was born in Hyden, Kentucky, on the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. She lived in poverty until she was old enough to make her way to Nashville. She married William Harold Robinson and started writing songs in the country music field. She would later be voted Billboard Magazine's songwriter of the year. Robinson was signed to Metromedia Records and later to Decca Records where she wrote many hit songs including, "All I Need is You" and "Hello Love." recorded by Hank Snow. Robinson was also noted as a singer and did several duets with country music star Carl Belew.
Robinson lives in the hills of Tennessee on what she calls Melody Mountain. She has a television program that airs regularly on the Trinity Broadcasting Network and has written a book by the same name. Betty Jean's two daughters are deceased - Elizabeth Kimberly Nauman (4/6/2006) and Rebecca Lynn Mullins (11/7/2009), along with her husband. She has 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, and continues to live in mountains of Franklin, Tennessee.