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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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LifeNotes: Songwriting Great John D. Loudermilk Passes

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member John D. Loudermilk has died at age 82 following […]

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LifeNotes: Beach Music Kingpin Clifford Curry Passes

Funeral services for Nashville’s soul music mainstay Clifford Curry were held in Knoxville […]

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LifeNotes: Pedal Steel Pioneer Bud Isaacs Passes

Bud Isaacs, who made country music history as the first person to play the pedal steel guitar on […]

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LifeNotes: Fiddle Great Hoot Hester Passes

Longtime Opry staff fiddler Hoot Hester has died at age 65. Hester joined the Grand Ole Opry staff band […]

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LifeNotes: Limeliters Singer Glenn Yarbrough Passes

Singer Glenn Yarbrough, famed for his 1965 pop hit “Baby the Rain Must Fall” passed away in […]

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LifeNotes: Country Songwriter Richard Fagan Passes

Hit Nashville songwriter Richard Fagan has succumbed to liver cancer. He died Friday (Aug. 5) with […]

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LifeNotes: Music Industry Security Director Rusty Martin Passes

ASCAP security director and former Mississippi highway patrolman Rusty Martin passed away […]

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Country Music Hall of Fame Member Bonnie Brown Dies At 77

Funeral services were held for Country Music Hall of Fame member Bonnie Brown on Saturday, July 23 at 10 a.m. at the […]

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