Country Legend Merle Kilgore Dies
Legendary country singer/songwriter MERLE KILGORE died in Nashville, Tennessee, on Sunday (06FEB05) of congestive heart failure related to his lung cancer treatment. He was 70.
The song sparked controversy, because it became one of Johnny's biggest hits and he believed Kilgore shouldn't have received credit for it, because it was June Carter's idea.
Kilgore is survived by his wife JUDY and five children.07/02/2005 15:29