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Lifenotes: Hit Songwriter / Sideman X. Lincoln Passes

Aries X. Lincoln, who made his mark as a touring band member and songwriter in Country […]

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Lifenotes: Musician, Author Barry McCloud Passes

McCloud died on Sept. 26. His book Definitive Country: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Country […]

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America’s Last Medicine-Show Performer Tommy Scott Dies At 96

Georgia native was a singer, songwriter, ventriloquist, comic, actor, and show business entrepreneur […]

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Percussionist Tommy Wells Dies at 62

A memorial service will be held Oct. 3 at Jay’s Place Recording Studio, located at 1508 […]

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Lifenotes: Country Songwriter Buck Moore Dies

Singer-songwriter Buck Moore died in a tree-cutting accident in Idaho earlier this month […]

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Lifenotes: Country Artist Marvin Rainwater Passes

Marvin Rainwater, a country star of the 1950s, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, in Minneapolis, MN. He died of […]

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Lifenotes: Musician and Audio Innovator Bill West Passes

Steel guitarist, songwriter and audio innovator Bill West died on Thursday, Sept. 19, at […]

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LifeNotes: R&B Musician DeFord Bailey Jr. Passes

DeFord Bailey Jr. died last Sunday, Sept. 15, in his hometown of Nashville. He was 81 years […]

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Singer-Songwriter Vikki Sallee Dillard Passes

The singer-songwriter billed herself as the “Queen of Hillbilly Hollywood” and maintained the […]

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Founder and Director Emeritus of Dolby Laboratories Dies at Age 80

Dr. Ray Dolby, American inventor of groundbreaking audio technologies, died Sept. 12 at his home in […]

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Outlaw Movement’s Tompall Glaser Dies at 79

Outlaw movement leader left indelible mark on industry […]

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