Ray Price Dead at 87

Great American Country extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Country Music Hall of Fame member Ray Price, who died today at the age of 87 of complications from pancreatic cancer at his home in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Family spokesman Bill Mack, a Texas Country Music Hall of Fame disc jockey, released this [...] Read More

Country Stars Remember Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, South African anti-apartheid revolutionary who spent 27 years in prison, led his country to democracy and became its first black president, died Thursday at his home. He was 95. As the news of his death spread, country stars turned to Twitter to express their condolences and share favorite quotes from the visionary. LeAnn [...] Read More

Garth Brooks’ Sister Betsy Smittle Dies at 60

Great American Country extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Betsy Smittle, Tulsa musician and sister of  Garth Brooks. Oklahoma City’s KFOR reports Smittle, 60, died Saturday, November 2, 2013. For a few years, she toured with Garth as his bass player. She also released a solo album, Rough Around The Edges, in [...] Read More

Jason Aldean’s Tour Bus Involved in Fatal Accident

Our condolences go out to the family of Albert Kennedy, who died after being struck by Jason Aldean’s tour bus in Knox County, Ind., Sunday night. According to KERO, Albert Kennedy “walked out into the middle of the roadway” at approximately 1:28 a.m. and was struck by Jason’s bus on the northbound lane of US [...] Read More

Country Outlaw Tompall Glaser Dead at 79

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Thomas Paul “Tompall” Glaser. Tompall, a singer, publisher and studio owner known for his association with the “Outlaw” country movement in the ’70s, died Tuesday, August 13 at his home in Nashville after a long illness, reports the Tennessean. He was 79. Tompall and his [...] Read More