Biography: Crystal Gayle is an American country singer. She is the sister of Loretta Lynn and the cousin of Patty Loveless. Born Brenda Gayle Webb , Gayle began perfoming in the early 1970's. Her song "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" was number one on the country and pop charts. It was awarded as one of the top ten most played songs of the 20th Century. "You And I" was a huge hit for her and Eddie Rabbitt. In 2005 the song was in the top twelve 100 Greatest Duets.