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News in Photos as of July 8 2019
By John Gavin, Friday, July 19, 2019


Rik Reese from NB performing at Cavendish Beach Music

Festival on July 6, 2019

Maritime Fiddle Festival in New Brunswick in July 2019
Eric Church from Nashville performing at Cavendish Beach Music Festival

in PEI on July 7, 2019

Remembering Queen of Country Music KITTY WELLS,

who passed away on July 16, 2012 at age 93

Remembering country music artist, WYNN STEWART, who passed away on July 17, 1985 at age 51. He was known for his No 1 hit, It's Such A Pretty World Today.Remembering country music artist DON RICH, who passed away on July 17, 1974 at age 33. He was Buck Owens lead guitar player of the Buckaroos. He was killed in a motorcycle accident.
Remembering country music singer/songwriter HANK COCHRON who passed away on July 15, 2010 at age 74. He was one of the most famous songwriters in Nashville. He wrote Patsy Cline's biggest hit, I Fall To Pieces and Eddy Arnold's major hit, Make The World Go Away.Our thoughts and prayers go out to country music singer/songwriter, JOHNNY LEE at age 73, who will undergo 2 brain surgeries in August. He hopes this will help his walking ability as he suffers Parkinsons disease. Johnny is remembered for his No 1 hit, Lookin' For Love.
Country Music Legend, JACK GREEN, had his song, ALL THE TIME, at the No 1 spot for 5 weeks in 1967, 52 years ago. Jack died on March 14, 2013 at age 83. His best known song was, THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING which dominated the country charts for 2 months in 1967.Ferlin Husky, country music singer seen here with Norma Gale from Toronto/NB at the famous Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto in the 1960's. Ferlin Husky released the song, WINGS OF A DOVE on July 18, 1960 and spent 10 weeks on top of the charts. He died March 17, 2011 at age 85 of heart failure. Another famous song he sang was GONE, another top hit including 41 others. He was also known as Simon Crum where he had a major hit song entitled, Country Music is Here to Stay.
Remembering Country Music Legend, LEFTY FRIZZELL, who passed away on July 19, 1975 at age 47.He will always remembered for his hit song, SAGINAW MICHIGAN released in 1964 RANDY OWEN, lead singer of the famous country band, ALABAMA, just cancelled the bands 2 Canadian appearances in Ottawa and Oro-Medonte. Randy was stricken with severe Vertigo and migraines and at the moment is under doctors care.