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Rose Lee Maphis December 29, 1922-Oct. 26 2021

Rose Lee Maphis December 29, 1922-Oct. 26 2021songwriter and guitarist Rose Lee Maphis, noted for country hits and TV appearances in the 1950s, passed away on Oct. 26. She was 98.She rose to stardom in a duo with husband Joe … Continue reading

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Jay Black- David Blatt November 2, 1938 – October 23, 2021

Jay Black- David Blatt November 2, 1938 – October 23, 2021 was an American singer, also known as “The Voice,” whose height of fame came in the 1960s when he was the lead singer of the band Jay and the … Continue reading

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George Frayne IV AKA Commander Cody, born July 19, 1944-September 26, 2021

George Frayne IV (alias Commander Cody, born July 19, 1944, in Boise, Idaho, died September 26, 2021..Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen were an American country rock band founded in 1967. The group’s founder on keyboards and vocals was … Continue reading

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Ronald Dean Cornelius February 14, 1945 – August 18, 2021

Ronald Dean Cornelius February 14, 1945 – August 18, 2021 was a session musician and producer who has played on albums by Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Al Kooper and Loudon Wainwright III. He was also the president of Gateway Entertainment … Continue reading

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