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‘Cowboys Don’t Cry’ Singer Daron Norwood Dead at 49

Country singer Daron Norwood was found dead in his apartment on Wednesday afternoon (July 22). He was 49.

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‘Always on My Mind’ Songwriter Wayne Carson Dies

Songwriter Wayne Carson, whose biggest hits include the classic "Always on My Mind," has died. He was 72.

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Red Dirt Artist, Former Garth Brooks Band Member Tom Skinner Dies

Tom Skinner, a Red Dirt music pioneer and former member of Garth Brooks' band, has died. The singer-songwriter passed away on Sunday (July 12) due to various health complications. He was 61 years old.

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Movie Producer Jerry Weintraub Dead at 77

Producer Jerry Weintraub died at the age of 77 on Monday (July 6) in California, following a heart attack. While he is certainly known for his success as a motion picture producer thanks to projects including the Ocean's Eleven series, Nancy Drew and The Karate Kid, his fingerprints are all over the country music world as well.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer Red Lane Dies

Red Lane, the man behind many of country music's best-loved songs, died Wednesday evening (July 1) after a long battle with cancer. He was 76.

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14 Years Ago: Chet Atkins Dies

Fourteen years ago today (June 30, 2001) was a sad day for country music. It was on this day that guitarist, singer, producer and music industry executive Chet Atkins passed away. He was 77 years old at the time of his death.

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Jim Ed Brown’s Memorial Service Draws Stars and Fans to Celebrate Extraordinary Life

Family, friends, country stars and fans paid their final respects to country music legend Jim Ed Brown at his public memorial, held Monday (June 15) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.

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Jim Ed Brown’s Funeral Arrangements Announced

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Grand Ole Opry member Jim Ed Brown, who passed away on Thursday (June 11).

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Jim Ed Brown Loses His Battle With Lung Cancer

Grand Ole Opry member Jim Ed Brown died Thursday (June 11) at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tenn., after battling lung cancer. He was 81 years old.

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Outlaw Country Singer Randy Howard Dies in Shootout With Bounty Hunter

Randy Howard was killed on Tuesday (June 9) during a shootout with a bounty hunter in his home in Lynchburg, Tenn.

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