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Mon December 16, 2013
NPR Story

Country Music Legend Ray Price Dies At 87

Originally published on Mon December 16, 2013 8:06 pm

Country music singer and songwriter Ray Price died Monday at the age of 87 at his ranch in Texas. Price was a Grammy Award Winner and who had more than 100 country hits in his decades-long career. A 1996 Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, he was credited with pioneering a shuffle beat and walking bass line that became standard in Texas dance halls.

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