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Joe Guercio
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Joe Guercio, Elvis Presley’s Orchestra Leader, Dead at 87

Joe Guercio, the musical director and conductor of Elvis Presley’s band from 1970 until the legend's death in 1977, died Jan. 4 at the age of 87.

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Ed Penney
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Songwriter, Producer Ed Penney Dies

Country music songwriter and producer Ed Penney has died. Penney passed away on Dec. 29, at the age of 89.

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Little Jimmy Dickens
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Little Jimmy Dickens Dead at 94

Grand Ole Opry star and Country Music Hall of Famer Little Jimmy Dickens has died at the age of 94.

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Chip Young
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Producer Chip Young Dead at 76

Guitarist and producer Chip Young died Dec. 20 at the age of 76 in Nashville, Tenn., a month after undergoing triple bypass surgery at St. Thomas Hospital.

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Larry Henley
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Songwriter Larry Henley Dies

Larry Henley, a Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member and writer of hits for Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker and Tammy Wynette, among others, passed away Dec. 18 at the age of 77. Henley was suffering from Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases.

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Neil Reshen
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Neil Reshen, Former Manager of Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, Dies

Neil Reshen, former manager of Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, died on Dec. 6 from complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 75 years old.

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Dawn Sears
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Time Jumpers’ Dawn Sears Dies

Country vocalist Dawn Sears, a member of the Grammy-nominated Time Jumpers and backup singer for Vince Gill, has passed away at the age of 53, after a battle with lung cancer.

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Bob Montgomery
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Songwriter Bob Montgomery Dies at 77

'Misty Blue' hitmaker Bob Montgomery has died at the age of 77.

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Luke Bryan
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Luke Bryan’s Brother-in-Law Dies

Luke Bryan is mourning the loss of his brother-in-law. Ben Lee Cheshire, who was married to Bryan's late sister, Kelly, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 29. He was 46 years old.

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George Hamilton IV
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Country Stars Who Have Died in 2014

Death may be part of the circle of life, but it's always a sad occasion to learn that a beloved artist has died.

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