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Willie Nelson My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys No 1
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Willie Nelson’s Brother Ira Dead at 77

Willie Nelson's younger brother, Ira Doyle Nelson Jr., passed away on Wednesday (April 15) at the age of 77.

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Bill Arhos Austin City Limits dead
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‘Austin City Limits’ Founder Bill Arhos Dies

Bill Arhos, the founder of the famous Austin City Limits TV program, passed away on Saturday (April 11). He was 80 years old.

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James Best dead
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‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Actor James Best Dies

James Best, an accomplished actor known for portraying the bumbling Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on The Dukes of Hazzard, died Monday evening (April 6). He was 88.

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Alan Jackson mother in law dead
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Alan Jackson’s Mother-in-Law Dies

Alan Jackson and his family are mourning the loss of his mother-in-law, Nell Brown Jackson, who passed away on Friday morning (April 3) at the age of 94.

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Sand Mason dead
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Songwriter Sandy Mason Dies

Songwriter Sandy Mason, who penned hits such as Garth Brooks' "Two Pina Coladas" and Crystal Gayle's "When I Dream," died on April 1 in Ormond Beach, Fla., due to complications from pancreatic cancer. She was 71 years old.

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Don Robertson dead
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Songwriter and Pianist Don Robertson Dies

Songwriter and pianist Don Robertson has passed away. The tunesmith, who penned many classic hits, including "Does My Ring Hurt Your Finger" and "Please Help Me, I'm Falling," died on March 16 in California. He was 92 years old.

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Jerry Brightman dead
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Jerry Brightman, Buck Owens’ Pedal Steel Player, Dies

Jerry Brightman, former pedal steel player for Buck Owens, passed away on March 9 at his home in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He was 61 years old.

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Wayne Kemp dead
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Songwriter and Guitarist Wayne Kemp Dies

Guitarist and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Wayne Kemp died on Monday (March 9) at Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette, Tenn. He was 73 years old.

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George Strait Kent Finlay dead
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George Strait Mourns the Passing of Songwriter and Friend Kent Finlay

George Strait is mourning the loss of one of his close friends. Kent Finlay, a Texas-based songwriter and club owner who helped Strait land his first gig, passed away on Monday (March 2), at his home in Martindale, Texas. He was 77 years old.

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Spider Wilson dead
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Longtime Grand Ole Opry Guitarist Spider Wilson Dies

James Edward “Spider” Wilson, a longtime staff guitarist at the Grand Ole Opry, died on Thursday (Feb. 26) in Nashville, due to complications from cancer. He was 79.

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