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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Producer Bill McEuen Dies At 79

Record, film and TV producer Bill McEuen died on Sept. 24 in Kona, Hawaii at age 79. He is best known as the […]

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Legendary Johnny Cash Drummer W.S. “Fluke” Holland Dies At 85

Longtime Johnny Cash sideman W.S. “Fluke” Holland passed away on Wednesday (Sept. 23) […]

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Rock/Country Showman Roy Head Dies At 79

Rocker Roy Head, who later forged a long career in country music, died Monday morning […]

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Songwriter Troy Jones Dies

Songwriter Troy Jones, known for penning songs including Billy Currington’s “People Are Crazy” and […]

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Music Row Piano Great William Pursell Dies At 94

Belmont University professor William “Bill” Pursell was known for his Music Row session […]

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Canadian Country Queen Lucille Starr Dies

Canadian Country Music Hall of Honour member Lucille Starr died in Las Vegas on Friday […]

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Radio Promo Veteran Buddy King Dies at 79

Radio promotion veteran Buddy King of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, passed away Friday, Aug. 21. […]

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Singer-Songwriter Justin Townes Earle Dies At 38

Americana music star Justin Townes Earle died yesterday (Aug. 23) at age 38. Earle was a singer, songwriter, […]

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Americana Music Association’s Harriette Dew Dies

Harriette Dew, the Americana Music Association’s accounting manager, passed away suddenly on Sunday, Aug. 16, […]

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Bluegrass Star Steve Gulley Dies

Award-winning bluegrass guitarist, songwriter and tenor vocalist Steve Gulley died on Tuesday […]

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Songwriter/Music Producer Edward “Felix” McTeigue Dies At 48

Edward “Felix” McTeigue, a Grammy-nominated songwriter and music producer with chart-topping […]

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