UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 15, 2013
George Jones, the iconic country music singer known by generations for his distinctive voice and phrasing, died Friday in Nashville at 81, his publicist said.
Joe South, a singer-songwriter whose hits included "Games People Play," has died of an apparent heart attack in Georgia, a longtime friend said. He was 72.
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 15, 2012.
A 47-year-old man claims he is the illegitimate son of the late country music singer Eddy Arnold, a court petition in Tennessee reveals.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 15, 2008.
Singer Eddy Arnold died Thursday at a care facility near Nashville, said the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum. He was 89.
Saxophonist Boots Randolph, a major player in developing the Nashville Sound, died Tuesday at age 80 in Nashville after suffering a subdural hematoma.
UPI almanac for Tuesday, May 15, 2007.
George Strait is set to release the MCA Nashville album "It Just Comes Natural" later this year, marking the 34th album from the U.S. country singer.