Wednesday, April 29, 2009

The Voice is Now Silent

Category: News

"The Voice" was the nickname that the great writer Robert K. Oermann pinned on Vern Gosdin. The name fit, too: Gosdin had one of the absolute best post-Jim Reeves voices in country music.

That marvelous voice is now silent.

Vern Gosdin died in a Nashville hospital today (April 29), three weeks after suffering a massive stroke. Gosdin had been in poor health for the past several years.

The great Vern Gosdin was 74.

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