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News In Photos as of October 12 2020
By John Gavin, Sunday, October 25, 2020


Remembering JOHN DENVER

an American singer/songwriter,

record producer, actor, activist

and humanitarian who was killed

crashing his own plane

into the Pacific Ocean on

October 12, 1997 at age 54

Remembering Canadian Country Music Artist DALLAS HARMS

who passed away on October 12, 2019 AT AGE 84.

He has been inducted into The Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Remembering Canadian singer/songwriter

JIMMY MARTIN from NL/Toronto who passed away

on October 13, 2001 at age 82

Remembering Rock n' Roll Pioneer GENE VINCENT

who passed away on October 12, 1971

of a bleeding ulcer at age 36.

Rock n' Roll fans will always remember his

famous hit Song, BE-BOP-A-LULA.

Happy 80th Birthday to Sir Cliff Richards in England on October 15, 2020. Cliff is one of the Best-Selling music artists of all time. He sold 250 million records worldwide.Country Music Legend LORETTA LYNN at age 28 made her Grand Ole Opry debut on October 15, 1960. She sang HONKY TONK GIRL and the rest was history. She built one of the most impactful career in Country Music History. She became a member of the Opry in September 1962.
Country Music Legend, PATSY CLINE released her

signature song CRAZY on October 16, 1961 (59 Years ago)

Remembering Country Music Legend JOHNNY BUSH (Country Caruso) who passed away on October 16, 2020 at age 85. Country Music fans will always remember Johnny's written song WHISKEY RIVER. This song is Willie Nelson's signature song. Johnny has a countless number of songs like, Undo The Right, Talk To My heart, Don't You Ever Get Tired of Hurting Me, Woman (Sensuous Woman), You Gave Me A Mountain, and many more to numerous to mention. He recorded 15 studio albums. He was inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in 2003.Remembering Country Music Artist MEL STREET who passed away on October 21, 1998 at age 45. Mel was one of the most promising Country Music Artists at the time. He will be always be remembered for his famous popular song, BORROWED ANGEL which is still the most popular country song in 2020. He was deeply depressed in 1998, and committed suicide on October 21/98
Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn Bronze Statue was placed on the Ryman Auditorium Icon Walk of Fame in Nashville on October 20, 2020. The unveiling of the Statue occurred 5 days after the 60th Anniversary of Loretta's Grand Ole Opry Debut on October 15, 1960Remembering pop/rock music artist BOBBY VEE who passed away on October 24, 2016 at age 73 of Alzheimer's disease. Bobby had 6 Gold Singles and 1 Gold Album. Fans will remember his outstanding song Rubber Ball which was a major hit in the 1960'sCountry Music Legend CHARLE PRIDE at age 86 is to receive The CMA 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award in Nashville on November 11, 2020. During his career he had 29 #1 country songs and 50 Top 10 hits.
Country Music Grand Ole Opry Music legend, MARGIE BOWES WILBURN who passed away on October 22, 2020 at age 79. In the early years she was briefly married to Doyle Wilburn, who was a member of the Country Music popular duo, The Wilburn Brothers. In the late 1950's she had a Top Country Music Hit called POOR OLD HEARTSICK ME Remembering Country Music Guitar Legend MERLE TRAVIS who passed away on October 20,1983 (37 years ago) at age 65 of a cardiopulmonary arrest. He was inducted into the Country Hall of Fame in 1977Country Music Legend GlEN CAMPBELL song GENTLE ON MY MIND written by John Hartford hit No 1 on the charts October 19th week 1968 (52 years ago)
Country Music Legend JACK GREEN seen here receiving one of 3 CMA awards for Single, Best Album and Best Song All The Time on October 20 1967 (53 years ago). Looking on is co-host BOBBIE GENTRYRemembering folk/country/songwriter JERRY JEFF WALKER who passed away on October 23, 2020 at age 78 of cancer related issues. He will always be remembered for his famous written song, MR BOJANGLES IN 1968 Happy 64th Birthday to Country music legend DWIGHT YOAKHAM ON October 23, 2020. Dwight is a pioneer of country music and sold over 25 million records. He received 5 billboard #1 albums, 12 Gold Records and 9 platinum records
Music Legend ROY ORBISON had the No 1 song ONLY THE LONELY on billboard October 20, 1960 (60 years ago)Remembering Music Legend ROGER MILLER who passed away on October 25, 1992 at age 56Remembering Country Music Legend PORTER WAGONER who passed away on October 28, 2007 at age 80
Remembering Rock & Roll Music Legend FATS DOMINO who passed away on October 24, 2017 at age 89Remembering Canadian Fiddler BRIAN BARRON who passed away on October 31, 2017Legend music rock & roll artist BUDDY HOLLY recorded his last album, IT DIDN'T MATTER ANY MORE on October 21, 1958 in New York. The album included many hits such as Raining in My Heart, It Doesn't Matter Any More, Moon Dreams and many more