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‘Always on My Mind’ Songwriter Wayne Carson Dead at 72

Grammy-winning songwriter and producer Wayne Carson, best known for co-writing "Always on My Mind," has passed away at the age of 72.

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Red Dirt Pioneer and Early Garth Brooks Bandmate Tom Skinner Dies

Tom Skinner was part of Garth Brooks’ early band, but to hear those in Oklahoma tell it, Brooks would have been just as happy if it were the other way around. Skinner, a founding father of the Red Dirt music community, died on Sunday (July 12) after years of failing health.

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Producer Jerry Weintraub Dead at 77

Movie producer Jerry Weintraub, who was instrumental in the career of John Denver, has passed away at the age of 77. The legendary entertainment mogul died on Monday (July 6) in California after suffering a heart attack.

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Songwriter Red Lane Dead at 76

Celebrated country songwriter Red Lane has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 76 years old.

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Opry Legend Jim Ed Brown Dead at 81

Opry legend and newly-elected Country Music Hall of Famer Jim Ed Brown has passed away after a battle with cancer.

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Outlaw Country Singer Randy Howard Dies in Shootout With Bounty Hunter

Outlaw country singer Randy Howard was killed in a shootout with a bounty hunter at his Tennessee home on Tuesday night (June 9).

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Randy Rogers’ Newborn Daughter Has Died

Randy Rogers' newborn daughter has passed away, a representative for the band confirms to Taste of Country. Rumer Rain Rogers was born to the singer and wife Chelsea on June 3, 2015 and died on June 9.

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Folk Singer Jean Ritchie Dies at 92

Jean Ritchie — considered one of the most influential preservationists of traditional Appalachian music and a primary source of inspiration behind the folk-music revival of the 1960s — passed away on June 1 in her home in Berea, Kentucky. She was 92.

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Remember When Keith Urban and B.B. King Led an All-Star Jam? [Watch]

A few country stars had a chance to jam with B.B. King over the years, but none got the opportunity Keith Urban had in 2009. The country picker and the blues great led an all-star jam at the Grammys that year. King died at the age of 89 on Thursday night (May 14).

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Fiddle Legend Johnny Gimble Dead at 88

Legendary fiddle player Johnny Gimble has passed away. Nashville's Tennessean newspaper reports the influential Western Swing musician died on Saturday (May 9), just weeks before his 89th birthday.

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