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LifeNotes: Songwriter Greg Trooper Dies

Songwriter Greg Trooper died Jan. 15, 2017, two days after his 61st birthday. Trooper, a […]

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LifeNotes: Studio Musician Hayward Bishop Jr. Dies

Studio musician Hayward Sherman Bishop Jr., age 71, of Old Hickory, Tennessee, passed away […]

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LifeNotes: Guitarist/Producer Tommy Allsup Passes

Famed guitarist, record producer and former Nashville session musician Tommy Allsup has died […]

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LifeNotes: ‘Hee Haw’ Producer Sam Lovullo Passes

Sam Lovullo, who produced the iconic country TV show Hee Haw for 25 years, died on […]

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[Updated]: Nashville-Related Music Obituaries 2016

Nashville’s music community suffered more losses than ever before during 2016. The Nashville […]

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LifeNotes: “Teddy Bear” Songwriter Passes

Singer-songwriter Billy Joe Burnette, best known as the co-writer of the million-selling Red […]

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LifeNotes: Veteran Music Row Personality Ruth White Passes

Ruth B. White has passed away at age 87. A 2010 SOURCE honoree, White spent her life involved […]

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‘Hee Haw’s’ Gordie Tapp Dead At Age 94

Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Gordie Tapp has passed away at the age of 94 […]

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UMPG On Andrew Dorff: ‘A Heart of Gold and Unparalleled Talent’

Universal Music Publishing Group today issued a statement about the unexpected passing of their songwriter and friend […]

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LifeNotes: Hit Songwriter Mark Gray Passes

Singer-songwriter Mark Gray has died at age 64. As a Columbia Records artist in the 1980s […]

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Lifenotes: Tony Martell, Founder of T.J. Martell Foundation

Tony Martell, founder of the T.J. Martell Foundation for leukemia, cancer and AIDs research, […]

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