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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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11/5/1936 - 8/4/2015

Country Music Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Billy Sherrill

Legendary country music producer and songwriter Billy Sherrill who was best known for his work with Tammy Wynette and George Jones has died in Nashville after a short illness, according to Rolling Stone and other news sources. He was 78. Sherrill's contributions to country music were highly influential. He was one of the major forces behind the "countrypolitan" sound which mellowed country's rougher sound with string sections and choirs. He was behind dozens of hits for Wynette and Jones,...
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Lynn Anderson Obituary (AP News)

Lynn Anderson, country music singer most famous...

Red Lane Obituary (AP News)

Red Lane, a country music singer-songwriter who...

Jim Ed Brown Obituary (AP News)

Jim Ed Brown, a longtime Grand Ole Opry member...

Johnny Gimble Obituary (AP News)

DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Renowned fiddler...

Terry Dorsey Obituary (dfw)

Terry Dorsey, a popular fixture in Dallas-Fort...

Jimmy Dickens Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Little Jimmy Dickens,...

George Hamilton IV Obituary (AP News)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Grand Ole Opry Member...

Kevin Sharp Obituary (AP News)

FAIR OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Sharp, a country...

Arthur Smith Obituary (charlotte)

The kid from Kershaw, S.C. picked a guitar like...

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...

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