Texas Country Music entertainer Joe Paul Nichols passed away on Wednesday morning at his home near Jacksboro, Texas. He was 69. Nichols had been battling Lou Gerhig’s disease for four years.
RICHMOND, Va. – Jimmy Dean, a country music legend for his smash hit about a workingman hero, “Big Bad John,” and an entrepreneur known for his sausage brand, died on Sunday. He was 81.
Herb Ellis, a jazz guitarist whose polished, blues-inflected playing earned him critical acclaim as an outstanding soloist and worldwide recognition as a member of the pianist Oscar Peterson’s trio, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 88.
News from Arlington Texas, as reported by AP News, is that Johnny High has passed away at the age of 80. We will give you more information as it becomes available. You can see related articles about Johnny High, most of which give you more background about Johnny High.
Mel Street was born in Grundy Virginia but did not become a coal miner like most of the community. His real name is King Malachi Street. Mel Street was born on October 21, 1933 and comitted suicide on his 45th birthday, October 21, 1978. Always a sad event, what makes this even more sad – if that is possible – is that Mel Street released a song that same day titled “Just Hangin’ On”.
WSMV reported that Country Music Hall of Famer and former Grand Ole Opry member, Carl Smith died on Saturday at the age of 82.