Category Archives: COUNTRY

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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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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Billy Joe Thomas August 7, 1942 – May 29, 2021

Billy Joe Thomas August 7, 1942 – May 29, 2021 was an American singer widely known for his pop, country, and Christian hits of the 1960s and 1970s. He made popular recordings of “Hooked on a Feeling” (1968), “Raindrops Keep … Continue reading

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Kay Toinette Oslin May 15, 1942 – December 21, 2020

Kay Toinette Oslin May 15, 1942 – December 21, 2020 was an American country music singer and songwriter. Best known for her 1987 top-ten hit country single “80’s Ladies”, she also had a series of other top-ten country hits during … Continue reading

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