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Press Releases & News

News Stories — 2011
December 15, 2011 Vidor country singer Billie Jo Spears remembered as feisty star
December 13, 2011 Neva Wise (aka Kitty Hawkins)
November 26, 2011 Jeanette Hicks, Former KWKH Louisiana Hayride Star
November 15, 2011 Tommy Doss, Former Member Sons of the Pioneers in 1949
November 1, 2011 Songwriter, Singer Liz Anderson Dies At 81
October 30, 2011 Billy Barton, Country Music Songwriter and Rockabilly Legend
October 8, 2011 Country Johnny Mathis, songwriter and recording artist, dies at age 80
September 27, 2011 Johnnie Wright, country star and husband of Kitty Wells, dies at 97
September 20, 2011 Wilma Lee Cooper: Longtime 'Opry' star was link to country's past
September 16, 2011 Country music pioneer Wade Mainer dies at 104
September 5, 2011 Joe Paul Nichols, Traditional Country Music Singer
September 5, 2011 Obit: Nationally-known humorist and broadcast personality Cactus Pryor
August 11, 2011 Gotta travel on: Noted guitarist, singer Billy Grammer dies at age 85
August 9, 2011 Marshall Grant dies at 83; bass player, manager for Johnny Cash
July 10, 2011 'Greatest fiddler in bluegrass,' Kenny Baker, dies at 85
April 28, 2011 Country Music great Joe Taylor dies
April 24, 2011 Musician Hazel Dickens dead at 75
March 27, 2011 Don Chapman, Disc Jockey, Part of WJJD Western Gentlemen, Dies at 74
March 25, 2011 Steel guitar innovator Ralph Mooney dies at 82
March 17, 2011 CMA Announces Bobby Braddock, Reba Mcentire and Jean Shepard as Newest Members of Country Music Hall Of Fame
March 17, 2011 Country Music Hall of Famer Ferlin Husky dies at 85
March 15, 2011 Jean Dinning, who wrote 'Teen Angel,' dies at 86
February 5, 2011 Obituary: Bobby Boyle
January 31, 2011 Country Music Legend Doc Williams Dies At 96
January 26, 2011 Pedal steel great Buddy Charleton dies at 72
January 26, 2011 Charlie Louvin dies at 83
January 20, 2011 Obituary: James O'Gwynn, Smiling Irishman Of Country Music
January 14, 2011 Dugg Collins. Famed Country DJ Dead At 67
January 14, 2011 Margaret Whiting dies at 86; pop singer mentored by Johnny Mercer
January 1, 2011 John (J. D.) Jarvis, World War II Vet and Bluegrass Musician, Passes Away at 86

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