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Toby Keith Guitarist Dead
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Longtime Toby Keith Band Member Joey Floyd Dies

Joey Floyd, a longtime band member in Toby Keith’s Easy Money Band, has died. The singer shared the news on his Facebook page Monday morning.

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Connie Smith Guitarist Rick Wright Dies in Car Accident

Rick Wright, who has served as the guitarist for Country Music Hall of Famer Connie Smith for many years, was killed in a car accident near his home in Tennessee on Sunday (Feb. 7).

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Craig Strickland’s Wife Shares Beautiful Photos of His Final Resting Place

Craig Strickland was laid to rest on Tuesday (Jan. 12) in Arkansas following a live-broadcasted memorial service. The Backroad Anthem singer was tragically found dead on Jan. 4 after he went missing on a hunting trip.

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Country Music Pioneer Red Simpson Dead at 81

Red Simpson, an influential country musician best-known for helping to pioneer the Bakersfield Sound, has passed away at the age of 81.

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Country Artists Who Died in 2015

Country music has taken a big hit in 2015 in terms of talented people passing away. Some impacted the growth of the genre early on, while others were active up until their deaths — and all will be missed.

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Josh Turner
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Josh Turner Mourning Loss of His Fan Club Founder and His Former Truck Driver

It has been a tough week of loss for Josh Turner.

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Country Songwriter Don Pfrimmer Dead at 78

Country songwriter Don Pfrimmer died on Monday (Dec. 7) after battling leukemia. He was 78.

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Country Songwriter Don Chapel, Ex-Husband of Tammy Wynette, Dies

Songwriter Don Chapel lost his battle with heart failure and pneumonia on Sunday (Dec. 6). Born Lloyd Franklin Amburgey, Chapel is known for writing songs recorded by George Jones, Conway Twitty, Ernest Tubb, Lynn Anderson and his wife of one year, Tammy Wynette.

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Keith Urban
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Keith Urban’s Father Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

Keith Urban's father, Robert Urban, passed away Saturday night (Dec. 5) following a lengthy battle with cancer.

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Little Big Town Singer Jimi Westbrook’s Sister Dies

Little Big Town singer Jimi Westbrook is mourning the loss of his older sister, Joyce Marie, who passed away on Nov. 29 at the age of 59.

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