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The News / Press section will be devoted to the news releases by Hillbilly-Music.com as well as news of the older country music stars, organizations, publishers, etc.

If you are a performing artist listed on this site, feel free to send us your press releases, tour dates, news of new music releases to include here.

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Press Releases & News

News Stories — 2014
November 3, 2014 Embert Mishler, Long-time Country Music Performer
October 5, 2014 Lois Pierson, Last Surviving Member of Jimmy and Dick, The Novelty Boys
September 21, 2014 George Hamilton IV Dies Age 77; Long time Grand Ole Opry Veteran
August 29, 2014 Dick Hill, Long time country singer, radio host and country music historian, passes away at 84
August 16, 2014 Ed Wallace, 90, Last Surviving Member of Sunshine Boys
August 8, 2014 Georgia Mae, The Girl With The White Guitar And Triple Yodel, Dies At 93
July 25, 2014 Vivian Burke of Smokey Mountain Girls Passes Away at 90
July 23, 2014 Obituary for George Riddle
July 19, 2014 Russ Garner, Country Music Singer Passes in Crawford, Nebraska
July 19, 2014 Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz, early child singer as Little Cowboy Charlie
July 9, 2014 East Tennessee country star Lois Johnson dies
July 4, 2014 Acclaimed Maine country singer Betty Cody dies at 92
June 22, 2014 Jimmy C. Newman, Cajun country pioneer, dies at 86
June 7, 2014 Famed steel player Weldon Myrick dies at 76
February 25, 2014 Penny DeHaven Loses Battle With Cancer
February 8, 2014 Nora Martin, Former Western and Cowboy Movie Singing Star
February 7, 2014 Smokey Smith, Former Des Moines radio and television personality, entertainer, recording artist and promoter, Dies at 91
February 5, 2014 Nellie Bellman, Known as Western Nell in the 1940s, dies at 93
January 25, 2014 Charlie Mercer of Mercer Brothers Duo Dies at 89
January 5, 2014 Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 74

Hillbilly-News Press Releases — 2014
January 11, 2014 Hillbilly-Music.com Announces Top Pages Visited in 2013
January 1, 2014 Hillbilly Heaven Roll Call - 2013

Press Releases — 2014
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