Country Music Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Jack Clement
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — "Cowboy" Jack Clement, a producer and songwriter who helped birth rock 'n' roll and push country music into modern times, died Thursday at his home in the U.S. He was 82.
Dub Cornett, a close friend of Clement's, said his hospice nurse confirmed Clement passed away surrounded by family after declining treatment for liver cancer.
His death came months after he learned he would be joining the Country Music Hall of Fame. He was to be inducted later this year. ...