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  • Guitarist, singer Lonnie Mack dies at age 74 in Tennessee 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 2:42 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Guitarist and singer Lonnie Mack, whose instrumental recordings influenced guitar players including Stevie Ray Vaughan, has died in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 74.

  • Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-06-16 4:31 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Country giant Merle Haggard, who rose from poverty and prison to international fame through his songs about outlaws, underdogs and an abiding sense of national pride in such hits as "Okie From Muskogee" and "Sing Me Back Home," died Wednesday at 79, on his birthday.