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George Strait Mourns Loss of Clubowner, Friend and Early Believer Kent Finlay

George Strait has released a statement following the death of beloved songwriter Kent Finlay, his friend and former boss.

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Longtime Opry Guitarist Spider Wilson Dead at 79

A longtime fixture on the legendary Grand Ole Opry has passed away. Guitarist Jimmy "Spider" Wilson died Thursday (Feb. 26).

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Songwriter and Musician Bobby Emmons Dead at 72

Noted country musician and songwriter Bobby Emmons has passed away after battling an undisclosed illness.

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Buddy Holly and the Crickets Bassist Joe B. Mauldin Dead at 74

Joe B. Mauldin, whose bass playing in Buddy Holly's innovative group the Crickets helped shape early rock and roll, has passed away.

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Bluegrass Performer Julia Mainer Dead at 95

Noted bluegrass singer-guitarist Julia Mainer has passed away.

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Songwriter Dixie Hall Dead at 80

Dixie Hall -- a notable Nashville songwriter and the wife of Country Music Hall of Famer Tom T. Hall -- has passed away.

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Singer-Songwriter A.J. Masters Passes Away

Nashville's music community has lost another important talent. Singer-songwriter A.J. Masters passed away on Monday (Jan. 12).

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Little Jimmy Dickens Funeral Arrangements Set

Fans, friends and family will have a chance to celebrate the life of Little Jimmy Dickens before he’s laid to rest this week. Funeral arrangements and public visitation details have been announced.

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Lucinda Williams’ Father, Miller Williams, Dies

Renowned poet Miller Williams has died. The writer, teacher and father to country’s Lucinda Williams had been battling Alzheimer’s disease. He died on January 1 in a Arkansas hospital.

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Little Jimmy Dickens Dead at 94

Country music has lost one of its elder statesmen. Grand Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens has passed away at the age of 94.

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