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In Memoriam: Country Stars We Lost in 2014

A pop-country icon and the International Ambassador of Country Music were just a few of the legendary singers who died in 2014

George Hamilton IV

George Hamilton IV

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This year saw the loss of not just some of the greatest singers in country music, but also some of the most notable songwriters and torchbearers of the genre. The Grand Ole Opry lost a couple of its regular performers; Music Row said goodbye to some talented tunesmiths; and the world is now without an "Ambassador of Country Music." We look back at the iconic careers of some of the top country musicians who passed away in 2014.

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