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Country Music Hall of Fame Member Jim Ed Brown Dies

Country Music Hall of Fame Member Jim Ed Brown Dies

Just one week after revealing that his cancer had returned, Grand Ole Opry star and newly elected Country Music Hall of Fame member Jim Ed Brown died Thursday, June 11, at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tenn. He was 81. Born April 1, 1934, in Sparkman, Ark., Jim Ed enjoyed success as both a solo…MORE

Porter Wagoner Dies of Lung Cancer

Porter Wagoner Dies of Lung Cancer

Porter had been under hospice care since Friday, Oct. 26. The legendary star recently celebrated 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry and had released a critically acclaimed album this past year, Wagonmaster, produced by Marty Stuart. Often known more for his flashy rhinestone suits and magnetic stage presence, Porter was also…MORE

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Honky Tonk Girl

Honky Tonk Girl

Loretta Lynn will celebrate her 87th birthday on April 14, but she will get the party started on April 1 with an All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena featuring performances by Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Trisha Yearwood and more.