Patsy Cline was an American country music singer. She was born in September 8, 1932 and died in March 5, 1963. Born Virginia Patterson Hensley,the country singer enjoyed pop music crossover success during the era of the Nashville sound in the early 1960s. Since her death at age 30 in a 1963 private airplane crash at the height of her career, she has been considered one of the most influential, successful and acclaimed female vocalists of the 20th century. Several of her songs are featured in Lost, usually related to the character Kate.

Patsy Cline songs in Lost

Song title Episodes Sources
"Leavin' On Your Mind" "Tabula Rasa" Radio in Ray Mullen's truck
"Walkin' After Midnight" "What Kate Did" Swan record player
"Two for the Road" Radio in Christian Shephard's car
"Left Behind" Tow truck that picks up Kate
"She's Got You" "Eggtown" Playing in Kate and Claire's room when Locke walks in to talk to Kate
"Whatever Happened, Happened" Kate's car radio as she pulls up to Cassidy's house
"Three Cigarettes (In an Ashtray)" "The Incident, Part 1" Playing in the convenience store where Kate tries to steal a lunchbox


  • According to executive producer Carlton Cuse, the writers have associated Patsy Cline's music with the character of Kate because actress Evangeline Lilly often listens to Cline. [1]
  • Carlton Cuse was a producer assistant for the 1985 biopic Sweet Dreams, which tells the life story of Patsy Cline.
    • This was the first movie that Cuse worked on in Hollywood, and he also has a small role in the film. [2]

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