All posts tagged "obits"
Auld Lang Syne Farewell 2016
2016 “Auld Lang Syne” The list of people we lost in 2016 is long. This year robbed us of more famous faces than any other in recent memory. The Grim Reaper has been counting coup with our...
- Posted December 31, 2016
Famed Radio Personality Larry Lujack Passes
Legendary “Superjock” Larry Lujack, a Radio Hall of Famer and one of broadcasting’s all-time greats, has died of cancer at 73. Aircheck of WCFL’s last hour as a rock station 3-15-76. Larry Lujack behind the mic....
- Posted December 19, 2013
Ray Price: 1926 – 2013
Noble Ray Price was an American country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. His wide-ranging baritone has often been praised as among the best male voices of country music. His biggest hit, “For The Good Times” crossed over...
- Posted December 15, 2013
Audio Pioneer Ray Dolby Dead at 80
PORTLAND, Ore. Ray Dolby, an American inventor and audio pioneer who founded Dolby Laboratories, has died at the age of 80. The company said Thursday that Dolby died in his home at San Francisco. He had been...
- Posted September 13, 2013
Cowboy Jack Passes at 82
The Examiner is reporting that Jack Clement, better known as “Cowboy Jack” passed away at home this morning at the age of 82. The Country Music Hall of Fame planned to induct him later this year. During...
- Posted August 8, 2013
Kidd Kraddick passes at age 53
ALL ACCESS and other news outlets are reporting the untimely passing of YEA! NETWORK syndicated radio star KIDD KRADDICK at 10:25p (CT). KRADDICK,age 53, was the longtime morning man at CCM+E Top 40 KHKS/DALLAS and was syndicated...
- Posted July 28, 2013
Mike Shipley, Legendary Producer, Passes
According to Bravewords.com , Grammy-award winning mix engineer Mike Shipley – who has been prominent in the global music industry for several decades, having worked on projects with combined sales in the hundreds of millions – has...
- Posted July 26, 2013
Bobby (Blue) Bland passes at 83
I’m NOT Elwood Blues, but I’ve been a fan of Bobby “Blue” Bland for 20 years. Here is “Stormy Monday”, from the Sinatra of the blues.
- Posted June 24, 2013
Slim Whitman passes
Slim Whitman / Ottis Dewey Whitman, Jr. (b. January 20, 1923 – June 19, 2013) dies at age 90. You’ve seen the ads on TV where they claim that Slim has sold more records that Elvis and...
- Posted June 19, 2013
George Jones: Dead at 81
One of the most talented singers in country music has passed away at age 81 .
- Posted April 26, 2013