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Mary Chapin Carpenter Producer John Jennings Dead at 61

John Jennings — known for his work with Mary Chapin Carpenter in the 1980s — died on Friday (Oct. 16) of kidney cancer at a hospice center in Rockville, Md. He was 61.

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Boy Howdy Drummer, Co-Founder Hugh Wright Dead at 63

Hugh Wright, who was best-known as the drummer and co-founder of the country group Boy Howdy, has passed away at the age of 63.

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Billy Joe Royal Dead at 73

Pop and country star Billy Joe Royal has died. The “Down In the Boondocks” singer enjoyed a country resurgence in the late ‘80s, and toured throughout the ‘90s and ‘00s before dying in his sleep on Tuesday.

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James Otto Mourns Loss of Grandfather

James Otto shared some sad news with fans on Sept. 21, writing a post about his grandfather, Pete Lee, who had not been doing well.

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George Jones In Memoriam (1931-2013)

When country music legend George Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81, he left behind a rich musical legacy that has rarely been equaled — matched only by a life story filled with more triumph and heartbreak than the greatest country song ever written.

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Producer Bob Johnston Dead at 83

Legendary producer Bob Johnston — who produced one of the most highly-regarded albums of Johnny Cash's career — has passed away.

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Producer Billy Sherrill Dead at 78

Country Music Hall of Famer Billy Sherrill has passed away after a brief illness. The legendary producer, arranger and musician died at home Tuesday morning (Aug. 4), his daughter confirms to Nashville's Tennessean newspaper. He was 78 years old.

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Lynn Anderson Funeral Arrangements Announced

A public visitation and funeral for singer Lynn Anderson will take place this week in Nashville. The 67-year-old “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden” singer died on Thursday (July 30) in Nashville after suffering a heart attack. She'd been battling pneumonia.

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Steel Guitar Legend Buddy Emmons Dead

Modern country fans may not recognize Buddy Emmons’ name, but they have almost certainly heard his work. The legendary steel guitar player passed away Wednesday (July 29) at the age of 78, but his talent lives on in the music of many other country icons, not to mention his influence on country music as a whole.

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‘Rose Garden’ Singer Lynn Anderson Dies Following Heart Attack

"Rose Garden" singer and onetime CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Lynn Anderson has passed away.

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