George Jones, the "King of Broken Hearts" whose honky-tonk balladry defined the highest level of emotion-wracked country singing, died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He…
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Johnny Wright, a country music pioneer who had hits as a singer in the duo Johnnie and Jack and guided the career of his wife, Kitty Wells, died of natural causes early Tuesday, Sept. 27, in…
Country singer Wilma Lee Cooper, whose tradition-based down-home style left a mark on bluegrass music, died Sept. 13 of natural causes in Sweetwater, Tenn. She was 90.
Country singer Mel McDaniel, who had a string of hits in the 1980s, died on Thursday after a fight with cancer. He was 68.
Bluegrass gospel performer Enoch Sullivan died Wednesday, Feb. 23, in Mobile, Ala. He was 79.
The Grand Ole Opry is coming to more cable subscribers in New York thanks to a carriage deal by Chuck Dolan's Cablevision with Great American Country (GAC), the bluegrass-music network.
Call it a Lawrence Welk Grand Ole Opry special or a non-ursine version of the Country Bears Jamboree, it's easy to throw water on "Ring of Fire." But that would be unjustly dismissive of the…
Jerry Clower, a comedian who regularly appeared on the Grand Ole Opry, died Aug. 24 of cardiorespiratory arrest after heart surgery at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson, Miss. He was 71. In 1973…