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Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson Producer Bob Johnston Dies

Bob Johnston, who served as a producer for Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson, among many other legendary musicians, died on Friday (Aug. 14). He was 83.

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Country Stars Who Have Died in 2015

Country music has seen a number of its most talented artists pass away this year, from singers who influenced the direction of the genre from its onset to artists who were influential in bringing country to the masses up to the point of their passing.

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Music Industry Veteran Tandy Rice Dies

The country music community is mourning the loss of music industry veteran Tandy Rice, who passed away on Monday (Aug. 4) in a Nashville hospital. He was 76 years old.

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Billy Sherill dead
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Acclaimed Producer Billy Sherrill Dies

Billy Sherill, an acclaimed country music producer and songwriter, has died at 78.

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Tim McGraw Covers ‘(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden’ in Tribute to Lynn Anderson [WATCH]

After the news of country singer Lynn Anderson's death broke on Friday (July 31), numerous country music peers sent their condolences, but Tim McGraw went one step further and paid musical tribute to Anderson before a show in Cleveland, Ohio, that night.

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Lynn Anderson’s Funeral Arrangements Announced

Funeral arrangements for country star Lynn Anderson have been announced.

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Dolly Parton Remembers Lynn Anderson: ‘She Was a Good Gal’

Dolly Parton performed two sold-out shows at the Ryman Auditorium on Friday and Saturday (July 31 and Aug. 1, respectively) -- her first concerts in Nashville in 13 years -- but the 69-year-old admits that the event was overshadowed by the loss of country music icon Lynn Anderson, who passed away on Thursday (July 30) from a heart attack.

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Country Icon Lynn Anderson Dies

Lynn Anderson, a '70s country icon best known for her rendition of Joe South's "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died.

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Legendary Steel Guitarist Buddy Emmons Dies

One of the most influential steel guitar players in country music, Buddy Emmons, has died at the age of 78.

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Brantley Gilbert's grandpa dies
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Brantley Gilbert’s Grandfather Dies

Near the end of his honeymoon after his June 28 wedding, Brantley Gilbert received some sad news: His grandfather had died.

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