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Press Releases & News

News Stories — 2022
November 17, 2022 Obituary: Betty Johnson Gray - Last Surviving Member of Johnson Family Singers
November 17, 2022 Obituary: Don Workman, WRVA Singer
October 28, 2022 Jerry Lee Lewis, 'Great Balls of Fire' singer, dead at 87
October 28, 2022 Beloved cowboy singer Don Edwards dies at 83
October 12, 2022 Nashville Sound Creator Anita Kerr Passes
October 6, 2022 'Queen of the House' singer Jody Miller dead at 80
October 4, 2022 Loretta Lynn, country music icon, dead at 90
October 1, 2022 Joe Bussard, the collector who preserved early American recordings, has died at 86
October 1, 2022 Obituary: Retired Col. Lt. Col Thomas Eugene Bearden
September 27, 2022 Nashville A-Team Guitarist Ray Edenton Passes
August 29, 2022 Wanda Gann Rambo, Opry, Country Singer Who Appeared On Louisiana Hayride, Blue Bonnet Barn Dance, Passed Away at 77
August 27, 2022 Sunshine Ruby, Star of the KRLD Big D Jamboree, Passes Away at 82
July 26, 2022 Big John Trimble, Country DJ Hall of Famer, Host of All Night Trucker Show Dead at 84
July 11, 2022 Mac Martin, Pittsburgh bluegrass legend, dies at 96
June 6, 2022 Hal Bynum, Hit Songwriter, Dies at 87
April 30, 2022 Obituary: Joe Morris - Founder of Silver Dew Boys
April 9, 2022 Leonard T. Zinn, Steel Guitar Hall of Fame and last member of 101 Ranch Boys Dies at 97
March 29, 2022 Obituary: Libby Horne Burnside
March 14, 2022 Bobbie Nelson, Willie's Sister, Dies at 91
March 12, 2022 Nashville’s Famed Ernest Tubb Record Shop to Close This Spring
March 9, 2022 Obituary: Mary Klick Robinson
March 7, 2022 Country Music’s Visionary TV Producer Jim Owens Dies
February 15, 2022 Remembering Slim Andrews – Maine country music icon
February 1, 2022 Hargus ‘Pig’ Robbins, Country Music Hall Of Fame Pianist, Dies At 84
January 18, 2022 Music Industry Veteran Jerry Crutchfield Passes
January 15, 2022 Legendary Country Radio and TV Personality, Ralph Emery, Dies
January 15, 2022 Dallas Frazier, Country Songwriter Behind Elvira, Beneath Still Waters and More, Dies - He also co-wrote four Number One hits for Charley Pride
January 7, 2022 Gordon (Gordy) (Little Man) Brown - Founder of the New England Country Music Historical Society in 1989

Hillbilly-News Press Releases — 2022
December 31, 2022 Hillbilly Heaven Roll Call - 2022
May 13, 2022 Top Pages Visited on Hillbilly-Music.com in 2021 Announced
January 7, 2022 Hillbilly Heaven Roll Call - 2021

Press Releases — 2022
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