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SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME MEMBER DIES

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Morris Mac Davis (January 21, 1942 – September 29, 2020)

 

Country musician Mac Davis, known for writing enduring Elvis
Presley hits like A Little Less Conversation and “In the Ghetto”
has died at age 78.

His longtime manager Jim Morey said in a statement on Facebook
that Davis died on Tuesday in Nashville, Tenn., after heart surgery
and was surrounded by family and friends.

Davis had a long and varied career in music for decades as a writer,
singer, actor and TV host and was inducted into the Songwriters
Hall of Fame in 2006.

 

 

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Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day,
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SINGER JOHN PRINE HAS DIED AT 73

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John Prine (October 10, 1946 – April 7, 2020)

Country folk singer-songwriter John Prine was active as a
composer, recording artist, and live performer from the early
1970s until his death, and was known for an often humorous
style of country music that has elements of protest and
social commentary. 
 

On March 19, 2020, during the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic,
Prine’s wife Fiona revealed that she had tested positive for the
COVID-19 virus and had been quarantined in her home apart
from him. He was hospitalized on March 26 after experiencing
symptoms.

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SINGER/SONGWSRITER HAS DIED AT 71

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David Charles Olney (March 23, 1948 – January 18, 2020)

Folk singer-songwriter David Olney has died after he suffered an apparent
heart attack Saturday while performing at the 30A Songwriters Festival in
Santa Rosa Beach,
Florida,

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