Fellow outlaw country legend Willie Nelson once said that "Billy Joe is definitely the best writer in Texas."
William Blinn, creator of "Starsky and Hutch" and an award-winning screenwriter responsible for "Brian's Song," "Roots" and "Purple Rain," has died at 83.
Among the bands that made their mark on Slash Records were X, the Germs, Los Lobos, the Blasters and the Violent Femmes.
Tony-nominated actor Anthony Chisholm, a familiar face to Center Theatre Group patrons, has died at 77.
Tom Kennedy, the host of game shows including "Name That Tune," "Password Plus," "You Don't Say!" and "Split Second," died Wednesday at 93.
Eddie Van Halen, legendary lead guitarist for the wildly popular hard-rock band Van Halen, has died of cancer at 65.
Mac Davis wrote two classic Elvis hits, 'In the Ghetto' and 'A Little Less Conversation,' and was a pop and country music star in the '70s and early '80s.
Evans served as editor of the London Times and president of Random House.
Pursell's song, "Our Winter Love," was a big seller. He also played with Patsy Cline, Eddy Arnold, Chet Atkins and Johnny Cash.
The singer-songwriter's most recent album was 2019's "The Saint of Lost Causes." He had battled addiction for much of his life. No cause of death was given.