Legendary Nashville singer, songwriter and producer Cowboy Jack Clement passed away today at the ripe old age of 82. Over his long career, he worked with an impressive array of artists, including Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Eddy Arnold, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Charlie Rich, Charley Pride, Louis Armstrong, U2, Tompall & the Glaser Brothers, the Stonemans, John Hartford, Mac Wiseman, Doc Watson, Frank Yankovic, John Prine, Emmylou Harris, Townes Van Zandt, Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Ray Charles, Carl Perkins and many others. Most recently, Clement worked as a DJ on Sirius XM Satellite Radio’s Outlaw Country channel. In 1973 Clement was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and was recently named as one of the 2013 Country Music Hall of Fame inductee.
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