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LifeNotes: Bill Ham, Founder Of Hamstein Music, Passes

Bill Ham, a veteran manager, producer, songwriter and publisher, passed away in his sleep […]

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LifeNotes: Rick Christian, Writer Of “I Don’t Need You,” Passes

Rick Christian, a songwriter best known for Kenny Rogers’ “I Don’t Need You,” has died. He was 61. […]

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LifeNotes: Chips Moman, Hit Producer And Songwriter, Passes

Chips Moman, a songwriter and producer who made his mark in country music after a significant […]

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LifeNotes: Pop/Country Stylist Floyd Robinson Passes

Floyd Robinson, best known for his 1959 top-20 pop hit “Makin’ Love,” has died at age 83. Born […]

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LifeNotes: Revered Vocal Coach Phoebe Binkley Passes

Phoebe Binkley, who coached dozens of Nashville superstars and thousands of unknowns for […]

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LifeNotes: Schatzi Hageman’s Son, Bryan Hageman, Passes

MusicRow sends its condolences to veteran public relations executive Schatzi Hageman and her family. […]

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LifeNotes: “The Bluegrass Storyteller” James King Passes

James King, a Grammy-nominated bluegrass artist signed to Rounder Records, died Thursday […]

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LifeNotes: Longtime WSM Producer, Music Director Kevin Anderson Dies

Longtime WSM Radio producer and music director Kevin Anderson died Monday, May 16 in […]

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LifeNotes: Emilio Navaira, Former Capitol Nashville Artist, Passes

Emilio Navaira, a Tejano superstar who crossed over into country music in the 1990s, died […]

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LifeNotes: Johnny Sea, Singer Of “Day For Decision,” Dies

Country artist Johnny Sea, best known for his “answer song” 1966’s “Day For Decision,” has died […]

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LifeNotes: Legendary Songwriter Guy Clark Passes

Guy Clark, a Grammy-winning recording artist, songwriter’s songwriter and mentor to a generation […]

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