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UMPG On Andrew Dorff: ‘A Heart of Gold and Unparalleled Talent’

Universal Music Publishing Group today issued a statement about the unexpected passing of their songwriter and friend […]

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LifeNotes: Hit Songwriter Mark Gray Passes

Singer-songwriter Mark Gray has died at age 64. As a Columbia Records artist in the 1980s […]

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Lifenotes: Tony Martell, Founder of T.J. Martell Foundation

Tony Martell, founder of the T.J. Martell Foundation for leukemia, cancer and AIDs research, […]

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Songwriter Mentor Williams Passes

Mentor Williams, songwriter of the Dobie Gray song, “Drift Away,” died Wednesday (Nov. 16) […]

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LifeNotes: Rock Legend Leon Russell Dies In Nashville

Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame member Leon Russell passed away on Sunday (Nov. 13) at his Nashville-area […]

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LifeNotes: Holly Dunn Passes In New Mexico

Country singer Holly Dunn has lost her battle to ovarian cancer, surrounded by family and […]

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LifeNotes: Music Industry Veteran Jerry Wayne Flowers Passes

Jerry Wayne Flowers, who spent 30 years as a Music Row executive, has died at age 68. Flowers is […]

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LifeNotes: Country/Pop Singer Kay Starr Dies At 94

Kay Starr, an artist who hopscotched back and forth through the jazz, country, pop, blues, and rock […]

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LifeNotes: Country Songwriting Immortal Curly Putman Passes

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Curly Putman died Sunday morning, Oct. 30, at age 85. […]

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LifeNotes: Comic Singer-Songwriter Kacey Jones Passes

Nashville singer-songwriter Kacey Jones passed away on Thursday (Sept. 1). She was 66 years old. […]

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LifeNotes: Opry Matriarch Jean Shepard Passes At 82

Honky-tonk siren, independent-female country pioneer, Grand Ole Opry matriarch and Country Music […]

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