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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

Star Stats: Porter Wagoner

Star Stats: Porter Wagoner

Originally published in the March 23, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Full name: Porter Wayne Wagoner Birth: Aug. 12, 1927 Death: Oct. 28, 2007 [updated Dec. 3, 2007] Birthplace: South Fork township of Missouri, just outside of Lanton Raised: West Plains, Mo. Hair: silver/gray, curly Eyes: blue Parents: father Charley; mother Bertha Siblings: sisters…MORE

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New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping on Nov. 16 include Montgomery Gentry’s 20 Years of Hits and Kip Moore’s Room to Spare: The Acoustic Sessions.