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"Country music," Harlan Howard once said, "is three chords and the truth." The death of a country legend can create a collective sense of loss and nostalgia, the feeling that an era has passed – not to mention leave a few tears in our beer. This memorial site was created to honor and remember country musicians, singers, songwriters and others who've contributed to this truly American music.
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Country Music Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Arthur Smith

The kid from Kershaw, S.C. picked a guitar like his fingers were on fire. Hot licks flew from the instrument when Arthur Smith played – a wizard coaxing magic out of the strings. In 1945, he wrote and recorded a sizzling instrumental that eventually hit the charts worldwide. "Guitar Boogie" would go on to influence generations of musicians, including Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, Glen Campbell, Roy Clark. A young Paul McCartney played the Kershaw kid's boogie in a tryout for a Liverpool band that...
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Phil Everly Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - There is no more beautiful...

Ray Price Obituary (AP News)

DALLAS (AP) — Ray Price, one of country music's...

Jack Clement Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — "Cowboy" Jack...

Jim Foglesong Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jim Foglesong, a record...

Slim Whitman Obituary (AP News)

MIAMI (AP) - Country singer Slim Whitman, the...

George Jones Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - George Jones, the...

George Shea Obituary (AP News)

MONTREAT, North Carolina (AP) - George Beverly...

Jack Greene Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jack Greene, a longtime...

Claude King Obituary (AP News)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Country singer-songwriter...

Mindy McCready Obituary (AP News)

HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Mindy McCready, who...

Tony Douglas Obituary (dfw)

Mr. Tony Douglas, affable leader of Tony Douglas...

Patti Page Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Unforgettable songs like...

Lawrence Simonds Obituary (bradfordera)

Lawrence J. Simonds, 48, of 1248 South Ave.,...

Lloyd Dalton Obituary (Statesman)

Lloyd Arlon Dalton Sr Lloyd Arlon Dalton...

Kitty Wells Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) - Singer Kitty Wells,...

Doc Watson Obituary (AP News)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Doc Watson, the...

Earl Scruggs Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bluegrass legend and...

Billie Jo Spears Obituary (AP News)

VIDOR, Texas (AP) — Singer Billie Jo Spears,...

Johnny Wright Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Johnny Wright, a country...

Wade Mainer Obituary (Flint)

MAINER, Wade E. - Of Flint, age 104, died...

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