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Don Lanier
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Songwriter, Industry Executive Don Lanier Dies

Don Lanier, a hit songwriter who later found hits for Reba McEntireGeorge Strait and more, died last week at the age of 78.

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Legendary Country Singer-Songwriter George Riddle Dies

After a battle with throat cancer, legendary singer and songwriter George Riddle passed away on Saturday (July 19).

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Jimmy C. Newman
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Grand Ole Opry Star Jimmy C. Newman Dead at 86

Grand Ole Opry mainstay Jimmy C. Newman died on Saturday (June 21) in Nashville after a brief battle with cancer. He was 86.

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Casey Kasem
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Radio Legend Casey Kasem Dies

Casey Kasem has died. The legendary voice of radio’s 'American Top 40' as well as other radio and television programs was 82 years old.

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James Alan Shelton
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Bluegrass Guitarist James Alan Shelton Dead at 53

Grammy-winning bluegrass guitarist James Alan Shelton has died.

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Weldon Myrick
Weldon Myrick and Jimmy Capps
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Steel Guitarist Weldon Myrick Dies at 76

Famed steel guitarist Weldon Myrick died Monday (June 2) after suffering a stroke.

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Chely Wright
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Chely Wright’s Mother Dies

Chely Wright's mother has died following a brief battle with cancer.

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Phil Everly, Arthur Smith
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Country Artists We’ve Lost in 2014

Some may have stepped away from the spotlight, but none of these country artists who died in 2014 will be completely forgotten.

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Kevin Sharp
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Singer Kevin Sharp Dead at 43

Country veteran Kevin Sharp died on Saturday night. The 43-year-old was best known for hits like ‘Nobody Knows’ and ‘If You Love Somebody,’ as well as being a passionate spokesman for the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

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Jesse Winchester
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Songwriter Jesse Winchester Dead at 69

Songwriter Jesse Winchester, who had a number of songs recorded by country stars like ACM Entertainer of the Year George Strait and the Everly Brothers, died on Friday.

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