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Country Artists Who’ve Died in 2017

The deaths in country music so far in 2017 have included influential songwriters, two members of a legendary band and more.

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Dolly Parton Mourns Death of Longtime Manager Don Warden

Dolly Parton is dealing with the death of longtime friend, manager and Steel Guitar Hall of Famer Don Warden. Warden died on March 11. He was 87.

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Old Dominion Cancel Shows After Suffering a Family Loss

Old Dominion have canceled two upcoming concerts after suffering the loss of someone very close to the band.

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Josh Abbott’s Father Dies: ‘Our Little Family Is Crushed’

Josh Abbott's father died Thursday night (March 2) after recently suffering a stroke. The Texas country star shared the news with fans via Instagram on Friday evening (March 3).

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Longtime Merle Haggard and the Strangers Member Don Markham Dead at 85

One of country music's most versatile and highly-regarded musicians has died. Don Markham, who played with Merle Haggard from 1974 until his retirement in 2013, died Friday (Feb. 24) in Oildale, Calif., at the age of 85.

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Big & Rich Singer Big Kenny Loses His Father

Kenny Alphin has lost his father. The Big & Rich singer turned to social media to tell fans that his father, William M. "Bill" Alphin, has passed away at the age of 86.

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Allman Brothers Band Founding Member Butch Trucks Dead at 69

Butch Trucks, one of the founding members of the legendary Allman Brothers Band, has passed away. The drummer was 69 years old.

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Singer-Songwriter Greg Trooper Dead at 61

Singer-songwriter Greg Trooper has passed away at the age of 61.

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Martina McBride’s Father in Law Dies at 85

Martina McBride and her family have suffered a terrible personal loss. The singer's father-in-law, John Douglas McBride, has passed away.

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‘Hee Haw’ Producer Sam Lovullo Dead at 88

One of the men responsible for bringing country music to mainstream television has passed away. Hee Haw producer and casting director Sam Lovullo died on Jan. 3 in California at the age of 88.

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