ストーンウォールジャクソン, グランドオールオプリのカントリーアーティスト, で死んだ 89

オプリ, 歴史上最も長く放送されているラジオ番組, announced Jackson’s death in a news release.

ジャクソン, ギタリスト, 11月からオプリで演奏. 3 1956 まだショーに出演していました 2010. 結果として, Fox17 in Nashville notes that theWaterloois the longest current Opry member. Saturday night’s performance of the Opry was dedicated in his honor. His real name was Stonewall, after Confederate Gen. トーマス “Stonewall” ジャクソン.

Waterloowas a hit on the country and pop charts in 1959. His other hits, mostly in the 1960s, 含まれています “Don’t Be Angry,” “B.J. the D.J,” “Why I’m Walkin’,” “A Wound Time Can’t Erase” そして “I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water.

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Country artist Stonewall Jackson died at age 89.

Country artist Stonewall Jackson died at age 89. (GAB Archive/Redferns)

に 1971, he recorded his version of Lobo’sMe and You and a Dog Named Boo.

Over the course of his career, Jackson landed 44 singles on the Billboard country chart.

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に 2008, 年齢で 75, he settled a federal age discrimination lawsuit against the Opry. He claimed Opry officials had cut back his appearances starting in 1998, and sought $ 10 million in compensatory damages and $ 10 million in punitive damages. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

ストーンウォールジャクソン, one of the longest performers with the Grand Ole Opry, 年齢で亡くなりました 89.

ストーンウォールジャクソン, one of the longest performers with the Grand Ole Opry, 年齢で亡くなりました 89. (David Redfern/Redferns)

Jackson was born in eastern North Carolina and was raised on a south Georgia farm.

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Jackson’s mentor in his early career was country legend Ernest Tubb, who bought him his first stage clothes and hired him as his opening act. He was presented with the Ernest Tubb Memorial Award in 1997 for his contributions to country music, according to the Grand Ole Opry website.

Stonewall Jackson has died at age 89.

Stonewall Jackson has died at age 89. (Erika Goldring/WireImage)

に 1991, he privately published his autobiography, “From the Bottom Up.

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