Deborah Allen (born Deborah Lynn Thurmond on September 30, 1953 in Memphis, Tennessee), is an American country music singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist. She is best-known for her smooth Country Pop-styled hits of the early 1980s. Her best known recording is the crossover hit "Baby I Lied". Early Life & Rise to Fame
Allen was born Deborah Lynn Thurmond in Memphis, Tennessee and was strongly influenced by Patsy Cline. It was at the young age of 17, that Allen decided to pursue a country music career, and she then moved to Nashville, Tennessee, the hometown of Country music.