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Country Music Pioneer Red Simpson, Known for Truck-Driving Songs

Musician Red Simpson died Friday night at age 81 in Bakersfield, California, where he helped pioneer the “Bakersfield Sound” in Country Music. Along with Buck Owens and Merle Haggard, Simpson created a California style of honky-tonk in the 1950s and ‘60s. According to music … Continue reading

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