A fitting farewell to Opry legend Porter Wagoner – The Tennessean
While you’re there, be sure to check out the slideshow – The Tennessean
New summer festival proposed for Denver – Denver Post
John Fogerty’s “revival” – Philadelphia Daily News
Sam Bush / Edgar Meyer / Jerry Douglas “fuse” – The New York Times (registration may be required)
Associated Press Says It’s Their birthdays …
In 1926, country singer Charlie Walker.
In 1937, Earl Carroll, leader of the 1950’s rhythm-and-blues group the Cadillacs.
In 1938, Jay Black.
In 1941, Bruce Welch, rhythm guitarist with the British instrumental group the Shadows.
In 1944, Keith Emerson.
In 1947, Dave Pegg, bass guitarist and singer with the English folk-rock group Fairport Convention.
In 1961, k.d. lang.