By 1960, Peggy had so much success that many of her peers and critics considered her the female equivalent to Frank Sinatra due to her accomplishments in the music and movie industries.
Peggy has collaborated with music artists such as Duke Ellington, Sonny Burke, Victor Young, and Quincy Jones.
Peggy's first record contract was with Capitol Records.
Peggy's first singing job was with a radio station WDAY, in Fargo, North Dakota.
Peggy was recruited into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1999.
On October 27, 1998, Peggy suffered from a stroke, but wasn't tragic.
Peggy: I really don't have that many run-ins. People by and large are very nice to me.
Peggy: Retire? Not on your life. I have no plans to stop singing. What are you going to do when you love music? It's a terrible disease. You can't stop. Of course, I'd like to get off the road.