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. […]
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 […]
Following the passing of country legend George Jones this morning (April 26), the country music community has taken to Twitter to share condolences and memories of the singer. Everyone from Faith Hill and Blake Shelton, […]
George Jones passed away today (April 26) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, after being hospitalized on April 18th with a fever and irregular blood pressure. Jones was 81. The Country Music Hall […]
The Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville was a solemn place on Wednesday (March 6), as a couple hundred mourners gathered shortly after 1pm to honor the late country star Mindy McCready. Less than a month ago, the […]
Sammy Johns, who among other achievements wrote and recorded “Chevy Van”–one of the most iconic songs of the 1970s–has died. He was 66. You may not know Sammy by name, but likely you’ve heard the song “Chevy […]
“The Tennessee Waltz” has finally come to an end. Patti Page, who turned that song into a monster pop hit in 1950, died on Jan. 1, 2013 at age 85. Though she wasn’t terribly familiar to contemporary music […]
Singer-songwriter Joe South, who penned hits like “(I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden,” “Games People Play,” “These Are Not My People,” and “Down in the Boondocks” in the 1960s and ’70s, has died. He was 72.
Swanlund joined the band in 1989, around the time when the band were moving from their jam based roots to a more traditional country sound. He played on singles including “Driving You Out Of My Mind” and “Walk Outside The Lines.”
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