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Aug 8

Cowboy Jack Clement Dies at 82

Cowboy Jack Clement (center) dies at 82 years old

Bobby Bare, “Cowboy” Jack Clement (seated), and Kenny Rogers were announced as the newest inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame at a press conference on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Photo Credit: John Russell/CMA.

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of “Cowboy” Jack Clement, who died today at 82. The songwriter, producer and Country Music Hall of Fame member was a much-loved and revered innovator in the music industry. The Tennessean reports he died at his home in Nashville and suffered from liver cancer.

For an extensive obituary that covers Clement’s impressive career — from discovering and producing Charley Pride to producing Waylon Jennings‘ classic Outlaw album, Dreaming My Dreams to mentoring producers including Garth Fundis (Trisha Yearwood) and Allen Reynolds (Garth Brooks), read the full Tennessean article.


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