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Country Stars Who Stand Up Against Cancer

There are many -- too many -- country stars who have had cancer or have been personally affected by it in some way. The truth is, almost everyone knows someone who's battling against the horrific disease, and it does not discriminate based on age, fame, fortune or even good health.

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Pancreatic Cancer Fund Established in Hank Cochran’s Honor

Hank Cochran passed away in 2010 after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. Now, Cochran's family is launching the Pen Fund, in partnership with the Nashville-based Nikki Mitchell Foundation, to work with songwriters battling pancreatic cancer and advocate for awareness, detection and treatment of the disease.

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Hank Cochran, Ronnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman Inducted Into Country Music Hall of Fame

Songwriter Hank Cochran, country star Ronnie Milsap and bluegrass aficionado Mac Wiseman achieved every country musician's dream by being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday (Oct. 26).

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2014 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The 2014 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees have been announced. This year's three honorees were revealed at a press conference in Nashville Tuesday morning (April 22).

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Jamey Johnson, ‘Living for a Song’ Exclusive Album Preview (WATCH)

In a relatively short span of time, singer-songwriter Jamey Johnson has cultivated a reputation as a country-music trailblazer. Unafraid to walk the road less traveled, Jamey has stayed rooted in traditional country music and true to himself as an artist, with little regard for commercial viability -- although the CMA award winner has certainly enjoyed his fair share of critical acclaim and commercial success...

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Jamey Johnson Album, ‘Hank Cochran: Living for a Song’ Due October 16

Jamey Johnson has set Oct. 16 as the release date of his latest album, Livin' for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran. The 16-track collection, produced by Buddy Cannon and Dale Dodson, pairs Jamey with a host of other country greats, including Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, Leon Russell, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Lee Ann Womack and more...

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Hank Cochran Documentary Spotlights Songwriter’s Legacy

Hank Cochran was one of the most prolific and successful songwriters to call Nashville home. The man who penned "Make the World Go Away," "The Chair," "I Fall to Pieces" and "Don't Touch Me" was celebrated Wednesday night (April 25), with the premiere of "Hank Cochran: Livin' For a Song" at the Nashville Film Festival...

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Jamey Johnson Duets Album Pays Tribute to Hank Cochran

Jamey Johnson, whose 2010 double album, 'The Guitar Song' featured 'Set Em Up, Joe,' is putting the finishing touches on a duets tribute album to one of that song's co-writers, the late Hank Cochran...

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Hank Cochran, Songwriting Legend, Dead at 74

Hank Cochran, the legendary songwriter who penned such classic tunes as 'I Fall to Pieces' for Patsy Cline, 'Make the World Go Away' by Eddy Arnold, and George Strait's 'Ocean Front Property' and 'The Chair,' died at his Hendersonville, Tenn...

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Hank Cochran Recovering After Aneurysm Surgery

Legendary Nashville songwriter Hank Cochran is recovering after emergency surgery on March 31 to repair an aortic aneurysm the size of a grapefruit...

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