Year: 2012

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Kentucky songwriter Frank Dycus passes away

Kentucky native and singer songwriter, Frank Dycus, passed away this past Friday at the age of 72. Dycus wrote over 500 songs including George Strait’s hits “Unwound” and “Marina del Ray,” as well as George Jones “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair.” Born in Hardmoney, Ky., Frank Dycus was one of

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Country music loses its honky tonk angel

Kitty Wells – Mark Humphrey/Associated Press Today the music world lost one of the most influential honky tonk female singers in country music. Miss Kitty Wells passed away earlier today at the age of 92. Wells passed away due to complications from a stroke. Kitty Wells was born Ellen Muriel Deason on Aug. 30, 1919.

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Keith Whitley’s family tree grows

Sunday evening, a new addition to the Keith Whitley lineage was welcomed into the world. Jackie Keith “Tuff” Whitley was born to Jesse Keith Whitley and his wife Ashlee Hewitt Whitley. Jackie is the grandson of legendary country music singers Lorrie Morgan and Kentucky native Keith Whitley. The baby boy was named after Keith Whitley, whose full name

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Wynonna Judd marries her true love

Wynonna Judd Wedding Photo – Anne Goetze/US Weekly Magazine “US Weekly” magazine has announced that Kentucky native, Wynonna Judd, has tied the knot. On June 10th, Wynonna married drummer Cactus Moser in a private ceremony. The pair was recently engaged on Christmas Eve of 2011 and had been dating since 2009. The sunset ceremony was on her

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