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CMT Crossroads: The Avett Brothers And Randy Travis tape at The Factory, Liberty Hall in Franklin, Tennessee on October 24, 2012.
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Grammy Award-Winning Singer Randy Travis Recovering From Brain Surgery

Country music stars and fans joined together to urge prayers for Randy Travis overnight as he recovered from brain surgery following a stroke at a Texas hospital.

07/11/2013

Singer/Songwriter George Jones and his NATD Award during the 2012 NATD Honors at The Hermitage Hotel on November 14, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nashville Association of Talent Directors)

George Jones, Country Superstar, Has Died At 81

George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” has died. He was 81.

CBS Miami–04/26/2013

Singer Mindy McCready on June 8, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

Mindy McCready Dead At 37

Perhaps there was one heartbreak too many for Mindy McCready. The former country star apparently took her own life Sunday afternoon in Heber Springs, Ark. Authorities say McCready died of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot to the head and an autopsy is planned. She was 37, the mother of two young sons.

CBS Miami–02/18/2013

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