Ferlin Husky RIP
A statement on his website reads, "Ferlin passed away today in the Critical Care unit of a Nashville-area hospital where he had been under intensive care for several days. Truly one of the greats of country music, and a great individual who helped foster the careers of many others, we will miss our friend greatly."
Born in 1925 in rural Missouri, Husky got his start as a radio DJ and honky tonk singer, launching a seven-decade-long career as a country music star with a comic flair. Ferlin was one of the first country singers to earn a star along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was inducted last year into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Enjoy some videos of three of Husky's No. 1 hits here
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