Cowboy Jack Clement Dies at 82

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of “Cowboy” Jack Clement, who died today at 82. The songwriter, producer and Country Music Hall of Fame member was a much-loved and revered innovator in the music industry. The Tennessean reports he died at his home in Nashville and suffered from liver cancer. For an [...] Read More

Stars Remember GRAMMY-Winning Musician JJ Cale

JJ Cale is best-known for writing classic songs including “After Midnight” and “Call Me The Breeze,” covered by Eric Clapton and Lynyrd Skynyrd, respectively. But the influence of the GRAMMY-winning musician and songwriter, who died at age 74 on July 26 at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, California, crossed over into country as well. The [...] Read More

Loretta Lynn’s Daughter Betty Sue Lynn Dies at 64

GAC extends condolences to Loretta Lynn and her family on the passing of Loretta’s daughter, Betty Sue Lynn, this morning. NewsChannel5.com reports Loretta’s eldest daughter was 64 and died from complications of emphysema at her home in Waverly, Tenn. She is survived by two daughters, Lynn Markworth and Audrey Dyer, and five grandchildren. “Loretta and [...] Read More

Music Executive Jim Foglesong Dies at Age 90

GAC extends condolences to the family and friends of music industry executive Jim Foglesong. Country Aircheck reports the Country Music Hall of Famer passed away this morning at the age of 90. No further details are known at this time and arrangements are pending. Foglesong is credited with giving record deals to both Garth Brooks [...] Read More

Slim Whitman Dead at 90

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Slim Whitman, the high-pitched yodeler who sold millions of records through TV ads in the 1980s and 1990s. He died of heart failure on Wednesday, June 19, at Orange Park Medical Center in Florida, reports The Tennessean. He was 90. While Slim’s tenor falsetto and [...] Read More