Death of Jack Clement

April 5, 1931 - August 8, 2013
Nashville, Tennessee | Age 82

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CHRIS TALBOTT, The Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — "Cowboy" Jack Clement, a producer, engineer, songwriter and beloved figure who helped birth rock 'n' roll and push country music into modern times, died Thursday at his home. He was 82.

Dub Cornett, a close friend of Clement's, said his hospice nurse confirmed Clement passed away surrounded by family after declining treatment for liver cancer.

His death came just months after he learned he would be joining...

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