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Kevin Sharp

Kevin Sharp, 1990s Hitmaker, Dies at Age 43

Kevin Sharp, a country hitmaker from the 1990s who had been battling cancer since he was a teenager, died this past Saturday. He was best known for the No. 1 hit “Nobody Knows.”

04/21/2014

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Country Music Legend Ray Price Dead at 87

“Ray Price left for heaven at 4:43 p.m. Central Time. He went in perfect peace. Janie and the family so grateful for your prayers,” family spokesperson Bill Mack said.

12/16/2013

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Country Stars React to Paul Walker’s Untimely Death

Since the news of actor Paul Walker’s death this weekend, many people — including a number of country artists — have taken to Twitter to pay their respects. Read some of their messages.

12/02/2013

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RIP Tompall Glaser, Key Architect Of Country’s ‘Outlaw’ Sound

Singer, songwriter, studio owner, music publisher: Considering how many aspects of the music business Tompall was involved with during his long career, it’s a wonder he’s not better known.

08/14/2013

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RIP Jody Payne, Willie Nelson’s Longtime Guitarist

Jody Payne, who for 35 years played lead guitar in Willie Nelson’sband The Family, died this past Saturday (Aug. 10), from heart complications. He was 77.

08/13/2013

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RIP ‘Cowboy’ Jack Clement – Songwriter, Producer, And Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductee

The legendary Nashville producer and songwriter worked with icons from Jerry Lee and Johnny Cash to Don Williams, Charley Pride, and Waylon Jennings. “The outlaws were folks I could relate to.”

08/08/2013

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George Jones’ Posthumous Album ‘Amazing Grace’ Coming This Fall

The country world was devastated earlier this April by the passing of George Jones. Countless artists paid their respects to the 81-year-old country legend

07/31/2013

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R.I.P. Chet Flippo, Renowned Author And County Music Champion

The Rolling Stone, CMT, and Billboard writer was well-loved by many country fans and artists, including Taylor Swift, who called him “one of my favorite journalists.”

06/20/2013

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George Jones’ Funeral Draws Tributes From Brad Paisley, Laura Bush, Alan Jackson

On Thursday, May 2, 2013, George Jones left the Grand Ole Opry House for the final time. Family, friends and fans — literally from around the world — piled into the 4,400-seat home of the longest-running U.S. […]

05/02/2013

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George Jones’ Public Funeral To Be Held May 2

The country music world lost George Jones on Friday (April 26). Since then, country artists and fans alike have been sharing their condolences and memories of the singer.

04/29/2013

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