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Porter Wagoner 1927—2007

Porter Wagoner 1927—2007

Originally published in the December 3, 2007 issue of Country Weekly magazine. The legendary Grand Ole Opry star dies of lung cancer after more than 50 years in country music. Porter Wagoner, one of the mainstays of the Grand Ole Opry and a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, will be greatly missed.…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.