Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift and country's twang heard around the world Country musician Brad Paisley's first tour of the United Kingdom in 2000 didn't leave him much to write home to West Virginia about. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/la-et-ms-country-music-global-20140719-story.html
George Jones -- (9/12/1931-4/26-2013). Country Musician & Singer/Songwriter. Instruments: Vocals & Acoustic Guitar. His nicknames were "No-Show Jones", "Possum" & "The Possum". He died of Hypoxic Respiratory Failure, age 81.
Tennessee Ernie Ford AKA Ernest Jennings Ford Born: 13-Feb-1919 Birthplace: Bristol, TN Died: 17-Oct-1991 Location of death: Reston, VA  Cause of death: Liver Failure Remains: Cremated, Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, CA Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Country Musician Nationality: United States Executive summary: Sixteen Tons Military service: US Army Air Corps (WWII