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Press Releases & News

News Stories — 2010
October 10, 2010 Jack Paget, Canadian Country Artist, Dies at 93
September 19, 2010 Luke Gordon Passes Away at 78
September 3, 2010 Solemn Old Judge Days slated for weekend
August 26, 2010 Benny Ketchum, Country Singer, Dies at 76
August 26, 2010 Country singer Bill Phillips dies at 74
August 16, 2010 George Kent Passes Away at 75
August 8, 2010 Adeline J. Chroniak; Performed as Sally the Yodeling Cowgirl
August 8, 2010 Arlene Johnson, Known as Yodeling Arlee, Died at 87 in 2007
August 1, 2010 Country Music Legend Johnny Carson Dies
July 31, 2010 John Aylesworth dies at 81; co-creator of TV's 'Hee Haw'
July 20, 2010 Fred Carter, Jr., Session Musician Dies at 76
July 15, 2010 Legendary Songwriter Hank Cochran Dies
June 16, 2010 Lattie Moore, Father of Rock-A-Billy, Dies at 85
June 13, 2010 Jimmy Dean, Singer and Businessman, Dies at 81
May 31, 2010 Country singer Judy Lynn Kelly dies in Jeffersonville Indiana
May 31, 2010 Jimmy (The Flying Cowboy) Kish Passes Away In Nashville at 84
May 31, 2010 Hoyt (Slim) Bryant / Dormont guitarist shook up the regional country music scene near Pittsburgh
May 5, 2010 Hoot Borden; Bus Driver For Ernest Tubb, Willie Nelson and other stars
April 30, 2010 Edgar A. (Bud) Moore Jr., Local Clearfield, Pennsylvania Popular Entertainer
April 23, 2010 Shelby Lathouwers (Shelby Jean Davis), 1926-2010: Radio’s ‘Little Mountain Sweetheart’
April 15, 2010 Betty Soflin of the Soflin Sisters, Singers on KMA, KFNF and KFAB in 1940s and 1950s
April 14, 2010 Glenn Osborn, Steel Guitarist, WIBW Kansas Roundup
April 12, 2010 Hank Williams among 2010 Pulitzer winners
February 21, 2010 William (Cub) McGee, Fiddler, Age 83
February 16, 2010 Rockabilly icon Dale Hawkins dead of cancer; Wrote 'Oh! Suzie Q'
February 15, 2010 Tommy Riddle, Country Singer, Tidewater Jamboree Star Passes Away at 82
February 14, 2010 Billy Deaton, Longitme Booking Agent to Country Greats, Dies At 74
January 18, 2010 Country Music Hall Of Famer Carl Smith Dies At 82

Hillbilly-News Press Releases — 2010
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Press Releases ‐ 2010
September 20, 2010 Rare Recordings By One Of Rock's Earliest Influences Available in New Hank Williams Box Set
July 16, 2010 Nashville's Whisperin' Bill Anderson To Be Inducted Into America's Old Time Country Music Hall Of Fame In Iowa
June 27, 2010 A Tradition of Traditional Music FOr 35 Years
May 3, 2010 Grand Ole Opry Moves This Week's Shows To Other Nashville Venues Due To Flooding

News From Over 20 Past Years


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