Kevin Sharp, a country hitmaker from the 1990s who had been battling cancer since he was a teenager, died this past Saturday. He was best known for the No. 1 hit “Nobody Knows.”
Phil and his brother Don made up the Everly Brothers, one of the most important groups of the early rock and country-rock eras. They took much influence from country duos like the Louvin Brothers and the Monroe Brothers.
“Ray Price left for heaven at 4:43 p.m. Central Time. He went in perfect peace. Janie and the family so grateful for your prayers,” family spokesperson Bill Mack said.
Since the news of actor Paul Walker’s death this weekend, many people — including a number of country artists — have taken to Twitter to pay their respects. Read some of their messages.
Singer, songwriter, studio owner, music publisher: Considering how many aspects of the music business Tompall was involved with during his long career, it’s a wonder he’s not better known.
The legendary Nashville producer and songwriter worked with icons from Jerry Lee and Johnny Cash to Don Williams, Charley Pride, and Waylon Jennings. “The outlaws were folks I could relate to.”
The Rolling Stone, CMT, and Billboard writer was well-loved by many country fans and artists, including Taylor Swift, who called him “one of my favorite journalists.”
On Thursday, May 2, 2013, George Jones left the Grand Ole Opry House for the final time. Family, friends and fans — literally from around the world — piled into the 4,400-seat home of the longest-running U.S. radio show to honor the 81-year-old life’s — all of it — from reputation as “No Show” Jones to when, as Brad Paisley put it, he “finally got it right.”
The country music world lost George Jones on Friday (April 26). Since then, country artists and fans alike have been sharing their condolences and memories of the singer.
The country community continues to share their condolences and memories of George Jones who passed away this morning (April 26). Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams Jr., Randy Travis and Ray Price released statements as […]