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Lifenotes: Elvis Presley Associate Red West Passes

Robert Gene “Red” West was an actor, a bodyguard, a hit songwriter, a karate instructor, an author, a […]

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LifeNotes: Steel Guitar Great Kayton Roberts Passes

Steel Guitar Hall of Fame member Kayton Roberts has died at age 83. He is perhaps best known as a key […]

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LifeNotes: Songwriter/Producer Norro Wilson Passes

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Norro Wilson died at age 79 on Thursday […]

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LifeNotes: Country Songwriter Naomi Martin Passes

Nashville songwriting great Naomi Martin died on May 31 at age 89 following a long […]

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LifeNotes: Gregg Allman Drew From Nashville Roots To Pioneer The Southern Rock Sound

Gregg Allman, a Nashville native who rose to become a member of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, has died […]

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LifeNotes: Former Songwriter Bob Forshee Dies

Musician Bob Forshee passed away peacefully at age 80 on Thursday, May 11, surrounded by his […]

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LifeNotes: Nashville Songwriter Joy Byers Passes

Her official obituary in Gallatin listed her as Joyce Elene Johnston, but as Joy Byers or J. Byers, she […]

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LifeNotes: Guitar Great Corki Casey O’Dell Passes

Musicians Hall of Fame member Corki Casey O’Dell died in Nashville on Thursday, May 11, at age 80. She […]

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LifeNotes: Singer-Songwriter Kelley Sallee Snead Passes

Kelley Sallee Snead, known to many for her years working at Music Row businesses and as a regular at “in-the-round” […]

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LifeNotes: Mega Manager Sandy Gallin Dies

Sandy Gallin, the man who guided Dolly Parton in her transition from country hit maker to multi-media […]

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LifeNotes: Tour Manager Jan Elliott Passes

Jan Elliott, tour manager/lighting director, passed away from cancer on Sunday, April 9, at […]

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