The Year in Country 2017: “Go Rest High” — Country deals with more than its share of grief

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By Music News Group

Average JoesIn 2017, the Grim Reaper often seemed like he was purposely singling out the country music world.

In September, news had barely broken that Country Music Hall-of-Famer Don Williams had died, before we learned that Troy Gentry had been killed in a helicopter crash the same day in New Jersey.

Known for hits like “Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good” and “I Believe in You,” Don Williams passed away at the age of 78 after a short illness. The man known as “the Gentle Giant” was memorialized at a service later in the month at the Country Music Hall of …read more      

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